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BSVAC Welcomes Back First-Responders, Readies Second Wave

 “When we got to the hospital the first thing was to see patients.  Some of them were crying and screaming.  We were working since then, nonstop,” said Poucheralph Salomon, a member of the 44-person medical delegation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps that was on the ground Saturday after the Tuesday earthquake.   “I’m a Haitian […]Read More

Bed-Stuy's Own Volunteer Ambulance Corps on the Ground in Haiti

“First on the Scene” is the motto of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and they earned it when founders Rocky Robinson and Joe Perez were working without an ambulance running with oxygen tanks strapped to their backs in the organization’s fledgling days in 1988.   And now in response to the Haiti earthquake, “Nobody expected us […]Read More