Disaster Relief: Boost Your Skills — and Karma!
Kayla Baxter | AllHealthcare
Typhoon Ketsana has already claimed hundreds of lives and destroyed thousands of Philippine residents’ homes and crops vital to the area’s livelihood. It has claimed 92 lives in Vietnam, and is the worst storm to hit Vietnam in decades.
Additionally, an 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck September 29, 2009 near the American Samoa islands, triggering a deadly tsunami for the Samoan islands, killing 150 in the South Pacific and ravaging the area.
And of course, no one has forgotten about Hurricane Katrina.
In the midst of all these natural disasters, a health care worker might wonder – how can I help?