NYCM Staff treat a severely injured 10 year old girl from an IDP Camp in Cite Militaire, Haiti.
NYCMedics mobile medical teams in the rural villages of Dhading Besi working day and night bringing medical aid to those affected by the Nepal earthquake. In partnership with AmeriCares and Himalayan HealthCare.
Elizabeth Borger, NYCM Nurse Practitioner/ Midwife on the island of Tongua in the Shefa province. Vanuatu.
NYC Medics rapidly deploys to remote and difficult to reach areas in disaster zones and complex humanitarian emergencies providing the highest level of medical care with dignity, integrity and compassion to people who would otherwise not have access to aid and relief efforts.
NYCMedics Featured on 60 Minutes
“Aftershock In Pakistan” an Emmy award winning segment featured NYC Medics saving lives in the aftermath of the 2005 Southeast Asia earthquake.
“Nearly 90,000 people have already died after an earthquake ravaged Kashmir, Pakistan. Bob Simon joins some extraordinary NYC paramedics who are trying to save lives under extreme conditions in this Emmy award winning segment.”
Original air date: 11/13/05
Producers: Michael Gavshon and
Correspondent: Bob Simon
The World Health Organization has tasked NYC Medics with deployment to Dhading, site of the Himalayan earthquake epicenter. Located in the remote foothills of the “Ganesh” mountain range, Dhading is among the hardest hit areas in all of Nepal.
In partnership with Americares, NYC Medics has mobilized a 12 person team, which deploys on Saturday, May 3rd. The first of NYCM medical volunteers arrived in Nepal on April 30th.
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Please consider helping NYC Medics provide urgently needed, lifesaving medical care to people struggling to survive in the aftermath of of this destructive event by contributing to our Global Relief Fund.
NYCM has put medical volunteers into the field to provide life saving medical care for approximately $80 a day. This means that on average we can medically intervene in someones life for $4. We think this is a remarkable number. When you realize how important $4 can be, efficiency becomes a core value.
You can feel confident knowing that 90 cents of every dollar donated supports NYC Medics disaster relief and humanitarian aid programs.
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