Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti shows promising results – UNICEF

September 26, 2016
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Sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti shows promising results – UNICEF

A community in Haiti’s south-east holds a UN-backed open defecation free (ODF) awareness event. Photo: UNICEF 22 September 2016 – A sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti has shown encouraging results, with a major reduction in the number of water-borne infections for local residents, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “Five localities in...
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Caterpillar Gives the Gift of Power to St. Luke’s Foundation for Haiti

September 25, 2016
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Caterpillar Gives the Gift of Power to St. Luke’s Foundation for Haiti

To celebrate the anniversary of its 3500 engine, Caterpillar brings power to a Haitian hospital complex PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is giving a generator set, powered by one of its most powerful engines, to St. Luke’s Foundation for Haiti to aid the local hospital’s work by providing...
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Clinical specialist Ryan Spill treats Haitian earthquake victims, seeks donated prosthetics

September 24, 2016
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Clinical specialist Ryan Spill treats Haitian earthquake victims, seeks donated prosthetics

WCPO CINCINNATI — Ryan Spill woke up early, got out of bed and made his way to the balcony of the two-story Haitian house. He thought he was prepared for what would come. As he looked outside, he realized he had no idea. People lined the street, waiting for professional care. Some of them...
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Former Haitian Senate President: Clintons Exploited Haiti Earthquake ‘to Steal Billions of Dollars from the Sick and Starving’

September 22, 2016
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Former Haitian Senate President: Clintons Exploited Haiti Earthquake ‘to Steal Billions of Dollars from the Sick and Starving’

THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images by John Hayward21 Sep 20161,620 Bernard Sansaricq, former president of the Haitian Senate, issued a blistering statement condemning the Clinton Foundation, which has been posted at Donald Trump’s campaign website. Sansaricq’s statement says: Sadly, when an earthquake rocked the nation of Haiti in 2010, corruption moved in faster than the help...
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U.N. chief Ban regrets peacekeeper abuse, Haiti cholera

September 22, 2016
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U.N. chief Ban regrets peacekeeper abuse, Haiti cholera

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon holds up a smart phone as he addresses the General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday...
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How the Clintons Destroyed and Impoverished Haiti: Hillary’s “Dream Government” and Haiti’s Pay-to-Play “Recovery Commission” (IHRC)

September 20, 2016
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How the Clintons Destroyed and Impoverished Haiti: Hillary’s “Dream Government” and Haiti’s Pay-to-Play “Recovery Commission” (IHRC)

From its inception, and well before it made $10 billion of earthquake aid money disappear, Bill and Hillary Clinton’s Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC) was a vicious joke on Haitians. The original name, Commission Intérimaire pour la Reconstruction d’Haïti, should have been simply translated as Interim Commission for the Reconstruction of Haiti. After all,...
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Reporter Returns to Haiti And Finds Cherished Hotel Shuttered

September 18, 2016
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Reporter Returns to Haiti And Finds Cherished Hotel Shuttered

NPR Jason Beaubien The hotel continued to operate after the devastating 2010 earthquake. The collapsed roof is visible behind the pool.Brendan Sweeney/WAMU 88.5 To be blunt, I couldn’t care less about most of the hotels I’ve stayed in over the years as a foreign correspondent. Many of them were just a place to take a...
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Trudeau, Gates raise billions for AIDS, TB and malaria fight

September 17, 2016
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Trudeau, Gates raise billions for AIDS, TB and malaria fight

TORONTO • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that a record $12.9 billion had been raised for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years. Trudeau made the announcement on the second and final day of an international donors’ meeting as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, U2 frontman...
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Just 5.7 Percent Of Clinton Foundation Budget Actually Went To Charitable Grants

September 17, 2016
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Just 5.7 Percent Of Clinton Foundation Budget Actually Went To Charitable Grants

Just 5.7 percent of the Clinton Foundation’s massive 2014 budget actually went to charitable grants, according to the tax-exempt organization’s IRS filings. The rest went to salaries and employee benefits, fundraising and “other expenses.” The Clinton Foundation spent a hair under $91.3 million in 2014, the organization’s IRS filings show. But less than $5.2 million...
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University of Florida awarded $1.7M to study Zika in Haiti

September 16, 2016
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University of Florida awarded $1.7M to study Zika in Haiti

Florida Gov. Rick Scott talks with students who are studying the Zika virus, while visiting a classroom on the first day of school at the Jose de Diego Middle School, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami. Mosquito-borne Zika cases have been found in an area of Wynwood, and in a...
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