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Efforts of the 911 fund following the 2010 haiti earthquake
 

Efforts of the 911 fund following the 2010 haiti earthquake

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A former Executive Director of the Fire Department of the City of New York, Stephan Hittmann now serves as President of the 911 FUND, Inc., an organization based in New York that helps first ...

A former Executive Director of the Fire Department of the City of New York, Stephan Hittmann now serves as President of the 911 FUND, Inc., an organization based in New York that helps first responders across the world.

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    • Stephan Hittmann: Effortsof the 911 FUND followingthe 2010 Haiti Earthquake
    • About the Author A former Executive Director of the Fire Department of the City of New York, Stephan Hittmann now serves as President of the 911 FUND, Inc., an organization based in New York that helps first responders across the world.
    • The 2010 Haitian Earthquake The earthquake in Haiti occurred on January 12, 2010, causing catastrophic damage to the countrys capital city, Port-au-Prince. The disaster rated a 7 on the Richter scale. At the time of the earthquake, Haiti ranked among the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere, with the vast majority of its citizens living in poverty or extreme poverty.
    • Efforts of the 911 FUNDIn early 2010, the 911 FUND readied a medical team anda 40-foot trailer containing medical supplies fortransport from Miami to Haiti. Dr. Hittmann coordinatedwith the Urban Search and Rescue team leader, who wasthen based out of Peytonville, Haiti. Further, Dale Clear, afirst responder affiliated with the 911 FUND, helped theBuffalo Friends of Haiti ship relief supplies to theearthquake-stricken nation.