Thousands of residents were forced to flee their homes near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, as wildfires burned homes and businesses to the ground. The fires have killed 14 people, injured more than 100 and damaged or destroyed 1,700 homes. Americares is delivering medicine and relief supplies to Tennessee for families displaced by the wildfires, many of whom had to evacuate quickly with no time to pack medicines and other necessities. The emergency team is working with partner organizations in Sevier County and surrounding areas to provide respiratory medication, insulin, tetanus vaccines, hygiene kits and first aid supplies for survivors. The organization has a long history of responding to emergencies in the U.S., including Hurricane Katrina, the Joplin tornado, Hurricane Sandy and the 2013 Oklahoma tornadoes.
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