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Team Rubicon to Pakistan: Your Donations Needed

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Team Rubicon has deployed to parts of Pakistan ravaged by floods.

Team Rubicon, composed primarily of former U.S. military and emergency response veterans have teamed with Doctors Outreach Clinics to bring Drip Drop, an advanced oral rehydration solution (ORS) to Pakistan. Developed by Dr. Eduardo Dolhun, Drip Drop is used to combat cholera, dehydration, and diarrhea. The team is traveling in remote areas to treat internally displaced persons (IDPs) of the Pakistani flood crisis. In addition to treatment, the team is training IDPs how to make the solution with locally available resources. Indigenizing the solution is the end goal of the team, so that those treated are less of a burden on the already stretched thin government, security forces, and NGOs. Dolhun is Mayo Clinic trained and educated, teaches at Stanford, and deployed with Team Rubicon to Haiti.

Dr. Dolhun is an expert at treating cholera so our mission matches up well with the conditions on the ground. We are carrying enough solution to treat up to 8,000 refugees. Dolhun wants to identify a solid partner on the ground so more ORS can be shipped in after our departure.

If you have thought about helping Pakistan, but were worried about which organizations if any could effectively operate in such conditions and with such an array of threats, help Team Rubicon, which is there and providing assistance. You can do so online.

I will try and get one or more of the Team members on the show in the next few days.

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