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Lisa Orsi

GAA team of Derry woman who collapsed in Indonesia: 'Lisa's condition isn't good'

The family of 22-year-old Lisa Orsi have flown out to Asia.

THE FAMILY OF a Derry woman have flown out to Indonesia after the 22-year-old collapsed while on holiday on Friday.

Lisa Orsi is believed to be in a critical condition in hospital after she collapsed in the room in which she was staying.

Orsi is a physiotherapist working in Singapore who plays for the local GAA team the Singapore Gaelic Lions.

A Facebook update from the GAA team said that, “unfortunately Lisa’s condition isn’t good”.

“She has sustained severe brain damage as a result of a period of hypoxia and she is still in a coma in ICU,” according to the post.

The club also says that they have been liaising with doctors in Singapore to ensure she is getting the necessary treatment in Indonesia. They also say that the possibility of transferring her to Singapore has been explored.

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Friends have begun a fundraising campaign to help pay for Orsi’s medical costs and travel costs for her family.

They have so far raised over £10,000 with the campaign’s description describing the 22-year-old as a ”fun, loving and caring individual”.

SDLP MLA Pat Ramsey has been working with officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin to ensure that Orsi’s are receiving support.

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