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Dr. Philip Organ, a wound care physician at Naples Physician's Regional Hospital, cleans and dresses the legs of a woman at General Hospital of the State University in Port-au-Prince on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Port-au-Prince. Organ is one of three doctors and four nurses mobilized by the Naples-based Hope for Haiti. David Albers/Staff

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Dr. Philip Organ, a wound care physician at Naples Physician's Regional Hospital, cleans and dresses the legs of a woman at General Hospital of the State University in Port-au-Prince on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Port-au-Prince. Organ is one of three doctors and four nurses mobilized by the Naples-based Hope for Haiti. David Albers/Staff

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  • Dr. Philip Organ, a wound care physician at Naples Physician's Regional Hospital, cleans and dresses the legs of a woman at General Hospital of the State University in Port-au-Prince on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Port-au-Prince. Organ is one of three doctors and four nurses mobilized by the Naples-based Hope for Haiti. David Albers/Staff
  • Within the security walls of General Hospital of the State University in Port-au-Prince, injured Haitians and their families wait for medical attention on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Port-au-Prince.  The wing of the hospital labeled 'Ortho' as a bone fracture triage is where three doctors and four nurses dispatched from the Naples-based Hope for Haiti found themselves within an hour of landing in Port-au-Prince.  David Albers/Staff
  • Critical care registered nurse Vinouth Pierre, 25, of Naples, struggles with the fading light as she tries to setup an IV on a woman suffering from several open wounds and possible fractured bones at General Hospital of the State University in Port-au-Prince on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Port-au-Prince.  Pierre, a native of Haiti and a nurse at Naples Community Hospital is one of three doctors and four nurses mobilized by the Naples-based Hope for Haiti.  David Albers/Staff
  • Within an hour of stepping of a plane, Dr. Philip Organ, a wound care physician at Naples Physician's Regional Hospital, cleans and dresses the leg of Dominique Jina at General Hospital of the State University in Port-au-Prince on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Port-au-Prince.  Organ is one of three doctors and four nurses mobilized by the Naples-based Hope for Haiti. The 7-month pregnant Jina's leg was trapped under a boulder in the mountain town of Carrefour in Tuesday's earthquake which also killed her daughter.  David Albers/Staff
  • Naples Community Hospital critical care nurse Vinouth Pierre gives a much-needed drink of water to a patient facing leg amputation with Dr. Philip Organ, a wound care physician at Physician's Regional Hospital, within hours of landing in Haiti at L'Hopital General on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Port-au-Prince.  Pierre and Organ are two of seven medical personnel mobilized by the Naples-based Hope for Haiti. David Albers/Staff
  • On the tarmac of Naples Municipal Airport, family nurse practitioner and paramedic Margaret Bortko, of Ennis, Montana, says goodbye to Hope for Haiti executive director Elisabeth Davison as seven medical volunteers mobilize with the organization to Haiti on Saturday,Jan. 16, 2010. David Albers/Staff
  • Retired pediatrician Dr. Steven Shukan works with Naples Community Hospital critical care nurse Vinouth Pierre to treat the open wounds of a Haitian woman injured in Tuesday's earthquake at the L'Hopital General on Saturday,Jan. 16, 2010 in Port-au-Prince. Seven medical professionals depolyed to Haiti Saturday with the Naples-based Hope for Haiti to respond to the recovery effort in Haiti.  David Albers/Staff

Multimedia journalist David Albers is in Port Au Prince, Haiti documenting the relief efforts by local organization Hope For Haiti.

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