"To have the missile fire hitting buildings right beside where we're working, it's unnerving and I've been evacuated before because of gunfire, car bombs or riots," she recently told CKOM Saskatoon.
Anderson also provides care for people affected by natural disasters. Most recently, she was in Nepal helping victims injured by April's massive earthquake and, in 2013, spent two months in the Philippines treating those displaced by Typhoon Haiyan.
Of the 36 medal winners, Anderson was the only Canadian recipient.
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