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aid now &nceca 07, new orleans

updated fri 2 sep 05


marianne kuiper milks on thu 1 sep 05

I agree. However: many people can help also through
donations in kind, esp. if transportation can be
provided as well. Water, tampons/pads, diapers, liquid
formula/bottles, underwear. Trucking comp. are
offering transport as well.

I hope (but doubt) that the water can be taken out
(call Holland) and rebuilding begin in time for NCECA.
I hope they can, simply because they will need our

Never lived through a complete hurricane, but it was
close when we lived in New Orleans-French Quarter for
3 yrs. (husband pediatrician at Charity Hospital) and
i can guarantee you that there was no fear to me as
great as being holed up in that little house with 2
babies. Veered off to Galveston..aweful for them
If anyone hears of an organization that is trying to
find homes for temp. shelter: I have 25 fam. here who
can, and we can provide for up to 10 ill children. Let
me know, please?


-- Nan Thurn Kitchens

> In the wake of all the death and destruction, it
> seems a little senseless to
> even address this issue but for those of you who are
> wondering, Billie has
> been in contact with NCECA and the decision to still
> have NCECA 2007 in New
> Orleans has not yet been made. Our NCECA contacts
> and their families in New
> Orleans thankfully are safe. In my personal
> experience in the aftermath of
> Andrew, a much less damaging storm in Florida, it
> took years to recover, and
> that was without the extensive flooding we have seen
> in the Gulf Coast area
> this week.
> We will keep you posted as soon as we know anything
> regarding their
> decision, in the meantime I wish there was more we
> could do to help.
> Peace,
> Nan
> Nan Thurn Kitchens
> Architectural Clayworks
> Box 371070
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