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PHILLIPINES: Photos: A Crippled Hospital Aids Desperate Survivors


World  (tags: disaster relief, Phillipines, healthcare, news, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 254 days ago - npr.org
More than a week after the storm, the staff at Divine Word Hospital are simultaneously trying to patch up the hospital and take care of patients.



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Susanne R. (249)
Saturday November 16, 2013, 9:12 pm
I applaud the doctors and nurses from other countries who have volunteered their services to the people of the Philippines during this very difficult time. It's very heartwarming the way the world comes together to help those in need. Our next step should be preventive medicine: let's take steps to slow down and eventually eliminate the actions that contribute to climate change.
 

John S. (297)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 2:07 am
Noted, I agree with Susanne R.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 7:55 am
Noted & posted
 

Carla E. (102)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 8:04 am
Noted. it is not only the injuries but the psychic trauma. how can people go through this?
I wish everybody over there power!!!
 

. (0)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 8:45 am
Very dramatic pictures. Thanks for sharing, Cal.
 

Franshisca Dearmas (97)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 12:07 pm
Very sad. Noted. TY Cal
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 12:28 pm
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W. (140)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 12:33 pm
Susanne R. says it all. Thank you.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 2:01 pm
I also agree with Susanne R. My thoughts and prayers are with them daily. Thanks Cal
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 4:20 pm
Noted.
 

pam w. (191)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 4:39 pm
This is the kind of trauma which goes on for years!
 

Judy T. (214)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 8:44 pm
It's very sad that people are suffering so much!
 

Angelene B. (114)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 10:29 pm
So terrible and tragic :(
 

Alfred Donovan (44)
Monday November 18, 2013, 1:20 am
This is a monumental tragedy and was largely brought about with change in the climate which in turn is brought about with mans ignorance and the pursuit of manna. More tragedies of this kind have been experienced in the US and Bangladesh to name but two others.I fear that more and more of this is going to happen unless action is taken.My heart goes out to all victims of these terrible events.
 

Ana R (220)
Monday November 18, 2013, 2:26 am
Susanne R. says it all.
noted with hope & thanks
 

Irma Paulme (98)
Monday November 18, 2013, 4:43 am
Thank you Cal for posting this inspiring story.
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (213)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:02 am
They are living a nightmare....
 

Michael Kirkby (83)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:10 am
Too bad it always takes a disaster to bring us together. We saw the same thing at Tulane during Katrina. The doctors and nurses have my respect.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Monday November 18, 2013, 1:21 pm
I saw this article already. My heart goes out to all the suffering people.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 3:53 am
Noted, thanks.
 
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