Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Site cleaning begins at Haiti’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

July 29, 2015
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Site cleaning begins at Haiti’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

More than five and a half  years after a catastrophic earthquake destroyed Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, on July 20 workers began cleaning the site, sectioning off the work area, removing bricks, terracotta tiles, sections of the cathedral’s walls and other remnants that eventually will be incorporated into the construction of...
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Project seeks to build Lego-style homes from rubble in Haiti

July 28, 2015
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Project seeks to build Lego-style homes from rubble in Haiti

Holland-based The Mobile Factory aims to turn debris from 2010 earthquake into Lego-style blocks for sustainable housing near Port-au-Prince The Star.com Themobilefactory.org Haitian families will be able to build their own homes in a pilot project, expected to be launched this year, that uses stackable bricks made from rubble as building blocks. By: Jillian...
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Girls and women key to Haiti’s future

July 28, 2015
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Girls and women key to Haiti’s future

BY DONNA SHALALA clintonfoundation.org As the former President of the University of Miami, I was proud to help strengthen UM’s decades-long relationship with our neighbors in Haiti. Both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake, UM faculty, staff, and students worked, often with Project Medishare and alongside Haitian partners, to build the kinds of...
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JetBlue and Marriott Port-au-Prince Team Up to Give Back to Haiti

July 28, 2015
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JetBlue and Marriott Port-au-Prince Team Up to Give Back to Haiti

July 27, 2015 at 1:37 PM | by Charyn Pfeuffer | You’ve got to love a great partnership. From now until August 29th, 2015, anyone planning on flying JetBlue to Port-au-Prince from Fort Lauderdale, Boston or JFK will be able to stay at Marriott Port-au-Prince for a fantastic flat rate of $125 per night...
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Solar power to light up communities in Haiti

July 25, 2015
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Solar power to light up communities in Haiti

Miami Herald.com By Ismail Ercan iercan@MiamiHerald.com Haiti has long been plagued by electrification issues, with more than 70 percent of the population not having access to reliable electricity on a daily basis. A new solar light kit may help solve the problem. Called Klere Ayiti — or Light Up Haiti — the project is...
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Clintons’ charities got £50million of British aid cash: UK government accused of trying to buy influence with US power family

July 25, 2015
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Clintons’ charities got £50million of British aid cash: UK government accused of trying to buy influence with US power family

The charity’s board includes former president Bill and candidate Hillary It has had £48.9million from the UK – more than £20million last year alone Critics say its a symptom of controversial pledge on foreign aid spending Some claim charity is inefficient and taxpayers could simply be funding management charges By Daniel Martin and Gethin...
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“OVERVIEW OF US POLICY TOWARD HAITI PRIOR TO THE ELECTIONS” TESTIMONY OF THOMAS C ADAMS

July 24, 2015
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“OVERVIEW OF US POLICY TOWARD HAITI PRIOR TO THE ELECTIONS” TESTIMONY OF THOMAS C ADAMS

TESTIMONY BEFORE THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATION COMMITTEE SUBCOMMITTEE ON WESTERN HEMISPHERE, TRASNATIONAL CRIME, CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES “OVERVIEW OF U.S. POLICY TOWARD HAITI PRIOR TO THE ELECTIONS” TESTIMONY OF THOMAS C. ADAMS HAITI SPECIAL COORDINATOR OFFICE OF THE HAITI SPECIAL COORDINATOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE BEFORE THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE SUBCOMMITTEE...
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Red Cross Unable to Account for Haiti Spending? Internal Docs Come to Light

July 24, 2015
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Red Cross Unable to Account for Haiti Spending? Internal Docs Come to Light

NonProfitQuarterly.org By Ruth McCambridge Today is the deadline for the Red Cross to provide answers to the questions posed by Senator Chuck Grassley some time ago. The questions largely pertain to the organization’s accounting of $500 million in spending in Haiti after the devastation caused by the 2010 earthquake. But yesterday, ProPublica and NPR...
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Red Cross Response on Haiti Further Inflames Grassley

July 24, 2015
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Red Cross Response on Haiti Further Inflames Grassley

Rebecca Koenig The American Red Cross defended its relief activities in Haiti in documents released Thursday, saying its management expenses were for functions “indispensable to conduct our activities.” The documents were a response to a request by Sen. Charles Grassley for information about how it spent donation dollars after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti,...
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Members of Congress call for more transparency in US aid to Haiti

July 22, 2015
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Members of Congress call for more transparency in US aid to Haiti

Antillean.com Following a number of high-profile exposés of mismanagement of aid money to Haiti, Congress has called on the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to make more information available regarding its aid contracts. Washington, D.C., July 20, 2015 (AMG) — Following a number of high-profile exposés of mismanagement of aid money to Haiti...
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