Hurricane Florence Response

Delivering Disaster Health Kits to storm evacuees.

Families in North Carolina and across the region are just beginning to feel the full aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Thousands are waiting to find out when they can return home.

Medical Teams is working with trusted partners on the ground who were among the first to help evacuees receive care. Already, thousands of Disaster Health Kits have been provided to families who fled to emergency shelters. These kits provide essential items to help prevent the spread of disease and illness in close quarters. Each kit includes antiseptic wipes, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste and other vital items — enough to meet the needs of one person for a full week and help restore their dignity during this crisis.

We are closely monitoring the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Check back often to learn more about our response, and please donate so that Disaster Health Kits can reach those who aren’t able to return home.

Responding to disasters is central to our calling. We go where we’re needed most to ease the suffering of those devastated by crises. And we stand ready to respond — we have nearly 40 years of experience providing rapid, life-saving care after tragedies strike.

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