Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors

 
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has received 3 donations
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    We're Changing!
    By - Emma Taylor - Project Leader
    Big news! While we’ll be continuing to help vulnerable Filipino families stay healthy during and after the annual floods that affect their communities, we’ll be using a new fundraising format here on GlobalGiving moving forward. As a consequence, we’ll be retiring this project on GlobalGiving. Why retire a...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Medicine for Mae
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    We’re delighted to announce that our work here in the Philippines is growing rapidly. And it’s a good thing we’re growing so quickly because the rains are coming! The rainy season officially started on June 1st, and it’s raining every night now. We need to get ready now for the floods that are...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has received 11 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Staying Healthy in the Philippines
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    We’re absolutely delighted to announce that we’ve begun new sustainable health care and education initiatives in the Philippines! This work is going to be wide ranging, but it will all take place on the outskirts of Manila in the community of Banaba. Banaba is flanked by two rivers, so it is extremely vulnerable...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has made updates to their project page.
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    A Valentines Day Full of Love!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    We can’t believe it’s February already. If you’re like us, February means one thing – Valentines Day! Whether your single or in a relationship, Valentines Day is all about love and appreciating the people in our lives who support and encourage us. This Valentines Day, there are dozens of individuals...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Need a Last Minute Gift?
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    We're extremely excited to announce that EDV has been awarded $32,000 which we'll use to start operations in the Philippines in early 2013! This is fantastic news, and we can't wait to repeat the successes we had in Haiti. Your generosity made it possible for us to help disaster affected Haitians stay healthy in 2011 and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Updates from Haiti!
    By - Emma - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    EDV directors Andy and Emma are in Haiti right now, and they have completed visits to several of the sites where we executed the health education programme. We’re delighted to report that at each project site, staff have seen a marked decrease in the frequency and severity of waterborne and respiratory illness. This...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Tropical Storm Isaac Threatens Health in Haiti
    By - Emma - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    On Friday August 24th, Tropical Storm Isaac slammed into Haiti, bringing 60mph winds and torrential rain. Isaac flooded many parts of Port au Prince, flattened countless tents, affected 14,000 families, and killed at least four people. Happily, our partners are all operating out of well-constructed concrete buildings, so...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    All Donations Matched by 50% on Wednesday!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    On Wednesday, June 13th, GlobalGiving will be matching all donations by 50%! This is a fantastic opportunity to make your donations go even further and help us bring health care and education to disaster survivors in 2012. By donating on Wednesday, you can give us the resources we'll need to respond when disaster strikes....
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Help us Respond in 2012
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    It’s been almost five months since we left Haiti and completed the fantastic health education programme you made possible. The lessons learned by children and care givers are being put to work daily in Port au Prince, helping orphans stay healthy and grow into tomorrow’s leaders. Since leaving Haiti we’ve...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has received 31 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Staying Healthy in Port au Prince
    By - Emma - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    What an extraordinary start to 2012 it’s been for EDV and our programme to provide health care and education to disaster survivors. After working with orphanage directors and children in Port au Prince they’re now putting their new knowledge to work. We’re delighted to report that using what they’ve...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    By - Emma Taylor - Project Leader
    As 2011 draws to a close, we can’t believe all that you’ve helped us achieve. With your support, we’ve been able to ensure that 100 children are receiving the health care they need, have learned about how to stay healthy, and what to do when they’re ill. Much remains to be done, but thanks to your...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Happy ThanksGiving!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    As the Holiday season begins, we can’t believe that our volunteers have been in Haiti for nearly 18 months! Health has been a part of our work in Haiti for many months now, beginning with our efforts in displaced persons’ camps to contain Cholera and growing to a health education curriculum designed to help the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Focus on Adults
    By - Emma Taylor - Project Leader
    It’s been an exciting several weeks for health education in Haiti! The eight-week course designed to help kids gain an understanding of how to grow into healthy adults is nearing its completion. We’ve had dozens of volunteers teaching these courses, and we’re excited to move from teaching the kids to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Changes to this Page
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    First of all, we’d like to thank all of you for your generous donations to our Health Education programme in Haiti. Recently, we fused our health education programme and our cholera prevention programme, combining the two into a series of classes that address cholera as well as other important health concerns. In the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Classes for Long-Term Health
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Deputy Operations Director
    Classes continue at three orphanages and for a local women’s group thanks to your support. In addition to classes about cholera prevention, we've also been about nutrition and, in a special class run jointing with EDV partner Global DIRT, women’s health. The skills both the children and adults in this programme...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Having a Healthy Summer
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Director
    Hello all, We hope this finds you well! The latest addition to our health education programme is a summer camp of fifty children. These kids come from all over the community, and once a week they spend a fun-filled hour learning about how to avoid cholera and stay healthy. In lessons tailored to their level, the kids...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Fighting the Rainy Season
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Director
    Dear Donors, We hope this finds you well? Thanks to your support, after the cholera outbreak at the Foyer d’Orelph Orphanage, we’ve stepped up our work in health education not only in Foyer d’Orelph but two other orphanages where we work.  With the rainy season in full swing, and cholera cases...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Cholera Outbreak at Local Orphanage
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    As the world’s attention turns to new crisis, we were recently reminded that Cholera is still a very real threat by an outbreak at one of our partner orphanages. 11 children at the Foyer d’Orelph were sickened by the water-borne illness and required hospitalisation to recover.The outbreak was a frightening...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has received 21 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Cholera Training Provided for Over 100 People
    By - Emma Taylor - Project leader
    EDV volunteers recently returned from a cholera and disease prevention training in Fond de Negres. Attended by more than 100 community members, this series of trainings focused on preventing cholera as well as general water safety and how to prevent illness.These kinds of trainings do more than impart essential...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    The On-going Fight to Contain Cholera
    By - Emma Taylor - Project Manager
    After many months, news about cholera is starting to slow, but that doesn’t mean that the need is slowing. We recently visited a community called Fonds De Negres. The area is home to more than 32,000 residents, and people are still dying of cholera.Or, more precisely, they are dying from a lack of education about...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors posted a progress report
    Marking the anniversary of the earthquake
    By - Emma Taylor - Project Leader
    As we mark the one year anniversary of the earthquake, you’re likely to hear many stories about how aid has been diverted, delayed, and how survivors are not getting what they need despite the big promises made. It can all seem very disheartening and, after reading these reports, some have asked us if their donation...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health Care and Education for Disaster Survivors has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Emma Taylor

Southport, Connecticut United States

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