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Setting up clinics in Pakistan the Todd Shea way

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The story of Todd Shea, who founded Comprehensive Disaster Response Services (CDRS) after assisting earthquake relief efforts in the region of Muzaffarabad in 2005.

This is the story of Todd Shea, who founded Comprehensive Disaster Response Services (CDRS) after deployment to Pakistan in October 2005 to assist earthquake relief efforts in the region of Muzaffarabad. Todd decided to stay in Pakistan and, working with community volunteers, he set up CDRS, dedicated to providing quick, compassionate medical and humanitarianrelief and disaster recovery operations.The film covers CDRS work with familiesand individuals in Pakistan from the 2005 earthquake,the2009Swat refugee crisis, and the 2010 great floods. CDRS operationsinclude medical support,logisticalsupport, health education programmes and funding directly to the peoplewho require it immediately. Visit the Comprehensive Disaster Response Services website.

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Producer: Joel Windle

 

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