No this is not a 3rd world country where the group normally volunteers it’s right here in the New York and New Jersey areas. They went to work in Queens to provide home visits to residents that had no electricity and running water. People have been running out of their medications for diabetes, high cholesterol and other chronic conditions and they were there to bring the drugs and help fill prescriptions. BD
Nov 8 (Reuters) - Manhattan doctor Lucy Doyle has done stints with the global medical relief organization Doctors Without Borders in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya. But her latest assignment is a real eye-opener: New York City.
In the wake of Super storm Sandy, Doctors Without Borders has set up its first-ever medical clinic in the United States, and Doyle finds herself on the front line of disaster just miles from her day job.