Medical Disaster Response

Update on Medical Disaster Reponse on Guiuan, Eastern Samar according to our Emergency Physician volunteer, Dr. Bernadette Velasco. The initiative was headed by Health Futures Foundaiton, Inc’s HELP SAGIP SAMAR, in partnership with Department of Health, Paibare, Glaxosmithkline and UNILAB.
Total of 80 barangays have not been reached yet. Only Poblacion and nearby areas have been initially reached.
Presence of DILG (performing clearing Operations)
Red Cross
Four evacuation centers established
supplies are sufficient (contained at the airport)
1. Maintenance of the elderly (hypertension)
2. Prepare wound care kit