Update from the Field

Bob Obernier

Navy veteran and retired fire battalion chief Bob Obernier serves as the Region 4 Administrator for Team Rubicon.

Ten volunteers are billeted at the Sermathang Base Camp where 100 tarps and tents where delivered and debris removal of the boarding school and community center continued. Following the 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, 19 patients were treated and damage assessments were conducted in the villages of Bulgaun and Burawa.TR US and TR UK work in unison in Sermanthang, Nepal

So far, wide-area assessments have been conducted in 15 villages impacted by the April 25th quake and more than 5,000 lbs of food have been delivered. The World Heath Organization last reported Team Rubicon is currently the only field medical team working in the northern Sindhupalchock area of Nepal.