January 18, 2005
Tsunami Relief Efforts
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is working on several fronts to respond to the tsunami disaster. The Bloomberg School’s Center for Refugee and Disaster Response already has personnel working on relief efforts in Indonesia, is deploying a team of emergency physicians and nurses to work with the International Rescue Committee, is assisting Project HOPE in planning its response efforts and is coordinating with other relief agencies on the ground to explore additional means of assistance. In the past, the School has trained 150 public health officials from South Asia in a disaster management course. One such course was completed just months ago.
Following is a list of major relief organizations: