Samaritan’s Purse continues to serve in Jesus’ Name in the aftermath of a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti’s southern peninsula on Aug. 14. Their DC-8 aircraft flew out just one day after the disaster with a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and tons of emergency relief. They quickly set up an Emergency Field Hospital in Les Cayes that continues to treat earthquake injuries and provide support in a region now overwhelmed with critical medical needs.
In addition to their mobile hospital, they are also providing emergency shelter material and solar lights, and have set up two water filtration systems in communities without clean water access.
On September 7, Assistant to the Vice President of Programs & Government Relations Edward Graham traveled to Haiti to encourage Samaritan’s Purse staff as well as those suffering after the earthquake.