Archive for December 7th, 2016

Health status two months after Hurricane Matthew, in the hardest-hit provinces

December 7, 2016
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Health status two months after Hurricane Matthew, in the hardest-hit provinces

Report from Médecins Sans Frontières Published on 07 Dec 2016 — View Original Port-au-Prince – It has now been two months since Hurricane Matthew devastated southwest Haiti, and thousands of people are still without adequate food, safe drinking water and shelter. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned about the deterioration of living conditions, particularly...
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3 schools attacked and burned in the South

December 7, 2016
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3 schools attacked and burned in the South

Haiti Libre: The Ministry of Education says to be “Deeply concerned by the criminal attacks against schools in the South, notably in the national congregational schools St Joseph de Torbeck, Justin Lhérisson and Boisrond Tonnerre that were burnt…” The Ministry denounces and condemns these criminal acts that jeopardize ongoing efforts to allow children to...
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Emergency seed distributions help Haitian farmers grow for winter harvest

December 7, 2016
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Emergency seed distributions help Haitian farmers grow for winter harvest

Men and women line up to receive bags of planting seeds in Jeremie, Grand’Anse Department, one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew. © FAO Hurricane Matthew struck blow to agriculture, 1.4 million people in need of food assistance 6 December 2016, Rome− With little time to lose to secure a winter harvest...
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How the U.S. Keeps Haiti Poor and Its Refugees Out with Selective, Racist Immigration Policies

December 7, 2016
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How the U.S. Keeps Haiti Poor and Its Refugees Out with Selective, Racist Immigration Policies

David Love - Demonstrators protest the government of President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, January. 24, 2016. (AP Photo / Dieu Nalio Chery)As the world’s first Black republic, Haiti holds a special place as the first nation in the Western hemisphere to abolish slavery. Haiti secured its freedom from slavery and colonial oppression...
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USAID announces grant to Notre Dame to support literacy in Haiti

December 7, 2016
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USAID announces grant to Notre Dame to support literacy in Haiti

More than 30,000 children will benefit from a grant awarded to the University of Notre Dame by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve early-grade literacy in Haiti. The grant is a part of a broader national campaign of the Haitian Catholic Church and its partners to improve literacy outcomes in 1,000...
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Haiti: Preliminary Results in Line with Data Collected by OAS Observation Mission

December 7, 2016
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Haiti: Preliminary Results in Line with Data Collected by OAS Observation Mission

November 29, 2016 The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (EOM/OAS) in Haiti takes note of the preliminary results of the November 20 presidential election presented yesterday by the Electoral Provisional Council (CEP). The preliminary results show significant margins between the number of votes obtained by the candidates contesting the election...
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