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15 Dec 2005 description

Donors gave a record $12.4 million for tsunami relief efforts, which helped accomplish the initiatives listed below. During the last 12 months, the organization has sent $27 million in medical supplies and 162 relief workers -- the largest volunteer response in Northwest Medical Teams' 26-year history. Northwest Medical Teams is continuing its long-term rebuilding programs in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, including medical training, trauma counseling workshops, hospital reconstruction and housing grants.

25 May 2005 description

Devastated families and communities continue to rebuild in tsunami-ravaged South Asia. Northwest Medical Teams volunteers in the region care for hundreds of sick, homeless families, counsel the grieving, and replenish healthcare clinics with life-saving medicines.

Dr. Lisa Toracca, an emergency room physician and volunteer from Portland, Maine, traveled by boat to help tsunami survivors in remote villages in Sumatra.