MedShare Container # 3
This is the 3rd container sent to Orient For Humanitarian Relief and done in coordination with USA based MedShare. This container was sponsored by the Middle East Travel Seminar (METS).
Video of the operation to move the supplies from Turkey to Syria then into the main Orient hoospital in Atmeh, Idleb and then further onto the various hospitals in the Orient netowrk.
Some photos from the supply operation to the various hospitals in Idleb and Lattakia.
Date: June 2014
Donation: From Middle East Travel Seminar (METS)
Donation by MedShare in Return: 10,000lbs of equipment and supplies.
Logistics: Paid for by Orient.
Hospitals Supplied: Orient Hsopitals in Maaret Al Nouman, Kafranbel, Kafr Drian, Kafr Yahmo, Jisr Al Shughoor, Atmeh, Jabal Al Zawiya and Kasab.
MedShare: Is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare and the environment through the efficient recovery and redistribution of the surplus of medical supplies and equipment to those most in need. You can donate directly to MedShare here.
Middle East Travel Seminar: Founded in 1979, the Middle East Travel Seminar is a three-week program emphasizing key locations in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Greece. Each summer, thirty seminary students and ten lay-persons are selected to participate. More than eight hundred people have traveled with the Middle East Travel Seminar (METS) program since the first trip in 1980.
Orient Humanitarian Relief: Orient runs a network of more than 14 hospitals and medical centers in Syria and Turkey and has treated close to a million patients to date. Orient also runs a school for 2,000 refugee students in Turkey and runs workshops to empower women to work again. Orient also provides regular humanitarian aid through food deliveries and support. Click here to find out more.