Friday, January 15, 2010

Doctors without Borders

It's exactly what it sounds like: a temporary hospital with inflatable components that can be deployed whenever needed. Doctors Without Borders has been employing them for years, including an impressive inflatable nine-tent, 120-bed center in Pakistan following a 7.6 magnitude earthquake there in 2005.

Globe reporter Les Perreaux reached Port-au-Prince Thursday and finds a city destroyed, streets filled with bodies and people struggling to seek aid.

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