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Thousands are camped out at the airport begging for help.

 

Medical Teams International, out of Tigard is sending medical personnel and supplies to the devastated country.

 

They are sending three doctors and a nurse.

 

Angela Pratt, marketing manager for the Christian global health organization, says they are also sending emergency health kits.

 

"We send something called emergency health kids which contain pharmaceutical supplies like first aid, gauze, bandages and antibiotics.  These kits coverthe  basic needs of ten thousand people for the next three months.  They really are large medical supply kits."

 

The typhoon left widespread devastation affecting 4.3 million people.

 

It's feared  t least ten thousand people are dead following the super storm.

 

The country's infrastrucutre was so damaged, supplies are still trickling in to those who need them.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.