Lois Lowry's Blog
Boston-based Partners in Health (PIH) is a very reliable organization working in Haiti. PIH was founded by Paul Farmer and has a reputation for getting needed medical supplies/doctors on the ground quickly and is reported to waste little on bureaucracy. They already have clinics functioning in the areas needed.
"A major earthquake centered just 10 miles from Port-au-Prince has devastated sections of the city and knocked out telephone communications throughout the country. Reached via email, Partners In Health staff at our facilities in the Central Plateau report that they experienced a strong shock but no major damage or injuries. "We are still attempting to establish contact with other PIH facilities and to locate several staff members who were traveling in and around Port-au-Prince. In an urgent email from Port-au-Prince, Louise Ivers, our clinical director in Haiti, appealed for assistance from her colleagues in the Central Plateau:
'Port-au-Prince is devastated, lot of deaths. SOS. SOS...
Temporary field hospital by us at UNDP needs
supplies, pain meds, bandages.
Please help us.'
DONATE HERE: https://donate.pih.org/page/contribute/haiti_earthquake