It has been six months since a 7-point magnitude earthquake struck Haiti and destroyed the capital city. Associate Director of the Maples Center for Forensic Medicine, Jason Byrd, went to Haiti four days after the earthquake with the Disaster Mortuary Operations Response Team to help recover and identify bodies. Byrd talked with WUFT’s Lisa Stengel.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/1HaitiQA.mp3]
Neighborhoods have been destroyed and families forever impacted after Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas for almost 30 hours as a Category 5 hurricane. Emergency relief and long-term assistance are needed.