Disaster Psychiatry Relief-Nepal

$6,070 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 48 people in 35 months
Amy Carol Wolff
for Disaster Psychiatry Outreach P C
Disaster Psychiatry Outreach  (DPO) has launched a Nepal Mission to provide critical mental health care and resources to earthquake victims as well as trauma training to first responders.


“The people of Nepal have suffered severe trauma,” said Dr. Sander Koyfman, Board President of DPO, “And in order for them to recover, we need to care not only for their basic physical needs, but supporting that care through attending to acute mental and emotional needs as well. This will be the key to their resilience.”


DPO, through partnerships with local contacts and professionals, will soon deploy teams of volunteer psychiatrists and psychologists to offer one-on-one care, training for NGO staff on the ground, as well as materials and resources needed to facilitate long term care and support for the victims and their families.


“Disaster Psychiatry Outreach and our volunteers have been privileged to see the power of the human spirit and strength of the communities from New York City and Sri Lanka to Fukushima and Port-au-Prince,” said Koyfman said, “We are ready to assist and bring along what we have learned over the years, in hope of finding the ever shorter path to full recovery no matter the trauma.”


DPO and its team of volunteer medical professionals have been on the front lines for many of the significant crises of our day including 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Sandy Hook, the Philippine Typhoon, the Ebola outbreak and many more. The group also offers an annual conference providing training in disaster psychiatry. 


DPO is currently raising funds for this initiative and is seeking corporate sponsors to propel this forward.
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We are so grateful to be partnering with the Rato Bangala School and Foundation to help us effectively serve the communities in the most need. Please check out their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ratobangalaeschool1992. Our countdown begins! 1 week until deployment!
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We are deploying our first mission on May 21st. We've already begun to build partnerships with local leaders who will guide us. Would you consider matching your donation today to help propel us forward? We need to get this critical care to Nepal immediately. Thank you!
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Eion Bailey, Actor and DPO advocate calls for help for Nepal.
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Fundraising update! Between our website and this campaign, we have raised a total of $11,585. Please continue to share and encourage people to give. We need a minimum of $30,000 raised to get this done!
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$6,070 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 48 people in 35 months
Created April 28, 2015
Funds raised will benefit:
Disaster Psychiatry Outreach P C
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New York, NY
EIN: 134071323
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Bianca Lerer
34 months ago

Good luck and thank you!

35 months ago
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Stacia Casillo
35 months ago

Best of luck!

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