Disaster Medics

Overview of our activities

Our qualified and experienced volunteers work in disaster zones all over the globe. We provide first aid & pre-hospital care to those in need. In addition we provide tailored medical training to local volunteers.

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Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the Western hemisphere, was hit by hurricane Matthew on October 4th. The hurricane classified measuring Cat 4 in strength made landfall near Les Anglais. The Southern part of the country is worst hit. The only bridge connecting the South with the rest of the country has been washed […]

  The above video shows Disaster Medics EMT’s in action on one of the beaches of Lesvos Greece providing medical care for arriving refugees. It illustrates the quiet sense of urgency and the smooth cooperation that has developed between the different organisations working on the island. Our teams have been working around the clock on […]

Disaster Medics has decided to respond to the growing refugee crisis in the Mediterranean by deploying a team to the Islands between Greece and Turkey. These islands are being flooded by refugees from Syria and Afghanistan with thousands arriving every day. The infrastructure of the island is not able to provide for such a large number […]

Event: Nepal, Kathmandu region, earthquake Period: April 2015 – current NGO: Disaster Medics Why: The Kathmandu region of Nepal was struck by a 7.8 strength earthquake on April 25th causing widespread devastation. The current death toll has passed 9000 with over 19,000 injured and 18 million people affected in all. There is widespread infra-structural damage […]

Following our earlier successful mission to the Philippines as part of Disaster Tech Lab we’re now planning a follow up mission for later this year. We will be travelling to Camp Arapal in the Northern end of the island of Cebu. The tasks for the this mission are as following: Conduct follow-up & refresher medical […]