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Mon Oct 30, 2017, 12:49 AM

 

76-Ton Airlift of Medicine and Medical Supplies Lands in PR

From the Clinton Foundation:

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, October 27, 2017 — Direct Relief today airlifted 152,604 lbs. of urgently needed medical resources to Puerto Rico, where medical shortages persist more than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

The Direct Relief-chartered MD-11 cargo jet contained $21 million (wholesale) in donated medical resources from 44 companies (full list of companies below), including extensive quantities of intravenous solutions and prescription medications for acute conditions and chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension that can rapidly become medical emergencies if not managed.

“This airlift will go a long way towards helping our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, and I am eternally grateful to Direct Relief and all of the organizations involved,” said President Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, and founder and board chair of the Clinton Foundation. “Their efforts are a reminder that when so many people need our help, our common humanity matters even more.”

The Clinton Foundation has supported Direct Relief’s work for years, including the recovery efforts after the 2010 Haiti earthquake and the response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014. In the response to the Caribbean hurricanes this year, the Clinton Foundation has helped to coordinate and advise the team at Direct Relief. Read a from-the-tarmac report from Clinton Foundation staff on the airlift here.

https://still4hill.com/2017/10/28/clinton-foundation-76-ton-airlift-of-medicine-and-medical-supplies-lands-in-puerto-rico/

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Mediumsizedhand Oct 2017 OP
Demtexan Oct 2017 #1
iluvtennis Oct 2017 #2
sprinkleeninow Oct 2017 #3
SunSeeker Oct 2017 #4
C Moon Oct 2017 #5
lillypaddle Oct 2017 #6
area51 Oct 2017 #7
AJT Oct 2017 #8
betsuni Oct 2017 #9

Response to Mediumsizedhand (Original post)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 12:53 AM

1. Way to go Hillary.

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Response to Demtexan (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 01:18 AM

2. Yep, thanks to Hillary and Bill and Clinton Foundation for the much needed medicine and supplies

To the ppl in Puerto Rico who severely need it. Yay!

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Response to Mediumsizedhand (Original post)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 01:20 AM

3. These are the 'patriots' that get jobs done. Caring for our

sisters and brothers in humanity, God's crown of creation.

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Response to Mediumsizedhand (Original post)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 01:56 AM

4. Thank you Hillary & Bill!

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Response to Mediumsizedhand (Original post)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 01:56 AM

5. A sample of what our country would be like if Putin hadn't intervened in the election.

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Response to Mediumsizedhand (Original post)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 01:56 AM

6. That should chap little donnie dotard's ass

Thank you, Clinton Foundation!

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Response to Mediumsizedhand (Original post)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 02:14 AM

7. What real presidents do ...

instead of throwing paper towels at people.

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Response to Mediumsizedhand (Original post)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 02:37 AM

8. They help some of the poorest and neediest countries

which now includes the US. How totally pathetic. The wealthiest nation on earth and we ignore the needs of our own citizens after a disaster.

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Response to Mediumsizedhand (Original post)

Mon Oct 30, 2017, 03:46 AM

9. K&R

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