Canada and the USA: News and Notes, November 2010
30-11-2010 Field Newsletter
This month's issue focuses on health. We begin with the latest on ICRC activities in response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti, followed by a look towards the future for people with disabilities. Then there's the ICRC's Special Fund for the Disabled and the rebuilding of a centre for disabled people. Andreas Lendorff of the SFD board has just returned from Haiti and shares his impressions. Finally, a new selection of photographs from Mirwais Hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan, illustrates how difficult the situation remains today.
In this issue:
- Haiti: ICRC helps battle cholera
- Haiti: ICRC Special Fund for the Disabled rebuilds and rehabilitates
- Interview with Andreas Lendorff, member of the board, ICRC Special Fund for the Disabled
- Afghanistan: the struggle to reach medical care
... and the latest ICRC news from around the globe.