Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Freestanding roof spans Haiti orphanage by Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone

May 3, 2016
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Freestanding roof spans Haiti orphanage by Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone

The zigzagging roof of this orphanage in Haiti is independent of its walls, allowing breezes to permeate the building and offer relief from the hot climate, as well as providing earthquake resistance (+ slideshow). The 400-square-metre complex designed by Milanese architect Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone provides housing for 30 previously homeless children in the village of Anse-à-Pitres. Commissioned by the NGO Ayitimoun...
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Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti’s child artisans

April 28, 2016
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Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti’s child artisans

Image Credit: AFP Samuel polishes a metal artwork in Noailles Village, in Croix des Bouquets,12.9 kilometres to the northeast of Port-au-Prince, on April 17. Published: 12:31 April 28, 2016 AFP Port-au-Prince: Seated on an earthen floor on the outskirts of Haiti’s capital city, seven-year-old Samuel Jean fashions a little boat from a piece of...
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Zika was in Haiti before exploding in Brazil

April 27, 2016
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Zika was in Haiti before exploding in Brazil

University of Florida rightOriginal Study Posted by Evan Barton-Florida on April 27, 2016 You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. The Zika virus was present in Haiti several months before the first cases were identified in Brazil, new research suggests. The finding confirms that the Zika virus was...
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Enter the 360˚ World of Vodou Healing in Haiti

April 27, 2016
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About This Project: Support for Broadly in Haiti and the 360˚ filming of this project comes from Vaseline. The 360˚ experience can be viewed in Chrome or Firefox. Or, if you are on a mobile device, click here to view on YouTube or download the YouTube app. Six years after a devastating earthquake killed...
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Humanitarian aid delivered to Haiti through Denton Program

April 27, 2016
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Humanitarian aid delivered to Haiti through Denton Program

By Senior Airman Tom Brading, 315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs / Published April 25, 2016 C-17 Globemaster IIIs were filled with 32 combined pallets as they delivered more than 170,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti. Since 1998, the Denton Program has overseen more than 5 million pounds of humanitarian supplies sent to more...
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A country where toilets are a sign of hope

April 16, 2016
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A country where toilets are a sign of hope

16 April 2016 From the section Magazine War, corruption and poverty have dogged the Democratic Republic of Congo, and it is widely believed that incumbent president will cancel this year’s presidential elections. But despite the instability this could bring, Mary-Ann Ochota met a community who remain surprisingly upbeat. Bawili Amisi is a slim woman,...
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The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map

April 16, 2016
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The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map

What caused Haiti’s cholera epidemic? The CDC museum knows but won’t say. By Jonathan M. Katz Last Friday, a friend doing research at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta sent me a photo of a display at the CDC’s in-house museum. She thought I’d be interested because it had to...
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

April 14, 2016
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

by Mark Schuller Tonight, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be debating issues in Brooklyn, five days before the New York primary, the biggest single contest to date. Brooklyn – and New York – are home to a large, diverse, and active Haitian community. In other states, such as Florida, Senator Sanders was...
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 14, 2016
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

News about Zika keeps getting worse. First is growing evidence that Zika causes of the serious birth defect microcephaly (abnormally small brain and skull) and severe mental retardation. The CDC just announced their analysis that concludes Zika is the cause of many recent microcephaly cases, with CDC Director Dr. Thomas R. Frieden declaring, “There is...
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

April 14, 2016
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

By PAM BELLUCK and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.APRIL 13, 2016 A therapist teaching a mother in Recife, Brazil, last month how to massage her baby, who has microcephaly. Credit Paulo Whitaker/ReutersOfficials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that there was now enough evidence to definitively say that the Zika...
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