Friday, September 02, 2005

all the babies have been rescued from Charity hospital

Good news from the Guardian Unlimited...New Orleans hospitals seem to be getting some of the help that they need:

Evacuations resumed Friday at some of New Orleans' most troubled hospitals where desperate doctors were being forced to make tough choices about which patients got dwindling supplies of food, water and medicines. Rescuers finally made it into Charity Hospital, the largest public hospital and trauma center in the city, where gunshots prevented efforts on Thursday to evacuate more than 220 patients. ``We moved all of the babies out of Charity this morning,'' said Keith Simon, spokesman for Acadian Ambulance Service Inc. "

God bless the brave men and women who got these children out alive.

tags: New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, disaster, search and rescue, humanitarian crisis