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Report from the Philippines: Day Clinics in the Province of East Samar

By Tim Tan, MD, MPH’14 in Population and Family Health with a certificate in Public Health & Humanitarian Assistance and a Columbia University International Emergency Medicine Fellow Following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Philippines, I joined a medical team deployed by NYC Medics, a disaster relief NGO based in New York City, and provided…

Caught in a Complex Emergency: The Realities of Post-Typhoon Haiyan

By Stephanie Lucas, MPH’14 in Epidemiology with a Global Health Certificate From the Bohol earthquake just last month to the Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda last week, it is heartbreaking to see how many natural disasters this country endures. I have a little over a month left of my three-month practicum in the Philippines with International Organization for…