Haiti’s Medical Crisis: Treating Crushed Survivors | Time
by Jay Newton Small
Jan. 21, 2010
Jean Marc Loremas, 46, carried his niece more than a mile from their home in the La Plaine area of Port-au-Prince to a sparsely populated industrial zone. There he nodded to two foreign guards in olive green fatigues and about a dozen semiambulatory earthquake victims who were already lined up on various pallets, crutches and canes before pounding on a metal sliding gate.
“Shalom?” came the response as the eyehole shot back. Loremas explained his needs, and soon an Israeli doctor came out to examine the woman’s broken femur. Read more . . .