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Description:This image was one of many captured by Lt. Cmdr. Gary Brunette, a United States Public Health Service (USPHS) officer, who’d been deployed to the Caribbean nation of Haiti shortly after the country’s earthquake in January 2010. Depicted here, was a scene inside a Canadian emergency response post in a Haitian Internal Displaced Persons (IDP) camp shortly after the earthquake in January 2010.
Transported to Haiti by way of the naval vessel, the USS Bataan, Lt. Cmdr. Brunette, along with the rest of the involved USPHS crew, set out in early January, 2010 to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief support to Operation Unified Response in Haiti after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake devastated the island nation. Canada, as well as Russia, France, Chile, Peru, Jamaica, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Iceland, Sri Lanka, China, Korea, Qatar, and Israel were all involved in some important in providing the relief that was so crucial to Haiti in that country’s time of need.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Lt. Cmdr. Gary Brunette
Creation Date:2010
Photo Credit:Lt. Cmdr. Gary Brunette
Links:United States Navy - USS Bataan
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