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More than 7,000 US nurses volunteer for Haiti 
More than 7,000 nurses in the United States have volunteered to go to Haiti to help injured survivors of the devastating earthquake.

National Nurses United, a national union, says nurses nationwide have answered its appeal to travel to the island country. Spokesman Charles Idelson said Friday that more than 1,000 nurses have registered in California and about 500 in New York.

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Want to volunteer in Haiti? Ask aid groups, not airlines 

The reports, photos and televised coverage of the disaster caused by Tuesday's 7.0 earthquake in Haiti has caused many people around the world to seek ways to help. While some people want to donate money, other people want to donate their time and expertise to help.

But anyone desiring to go to Haiti to help with disaster relief efforts would probably be better off contacting a relief agency rather than try to go there on their own.

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US Doctors For Africa 
US Doctors For Africa promotes the flow of volunteer physicians, nurses and other medical professionals to Africa to provide capacity building and direct medical services to populations ravaged by disease, malnutrition and inadequate medical care.   Visit site

 

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