TITLE

'ARMADA OF HOPE'

AUTHOR(S)
Eisman, Dale
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Sea Power;May2010, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the humanitarian assistance of the U.S. Navy's hospital ship Comfort towards the survivors of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It states that the mission helps in attracting young and idealistic medical professionals to join medical missions. The ship admitted 871 patients from its departure from Haiti on March 10 while the surgeons performed 843 operations which pushed its 10 operating rooms to round-the-clock service.
ACCESSION #
51203843

 

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