This is a personal document on the work of NYC Medics Team 1 during their 2 week deployment to Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. It was shot and edited by NYCM co-founder, paramedic Charles Berkowitz.

Photographs by Phil Suarez.

NYC Medics responds to the health needs of people in disasters worldwide, rapidly deploying emergency health professionals to provide critical medical care. Founded in the wake of the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir,Pakistan, NYC Medics particularly serves those isolated by injury, illness, geography, or other barriers, who would otherwise be inaccessible; wherever they are, whatever the barriers.

For for information on the organization, visit

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