Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

WHERE ARE THE CLINTONS WHEN HELP IS NEEDED??? HURRICANE MATTHEW ABOUT TO DEVASTATE HAITI WITH IMPOSSIBLE EVACUATION SITUATION…NOWHERE TO GO!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 3, 2016
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WHERE ARE THE CLINTONS WHEN HELP IS NEEDED??? HURRICANE MATTHEW ABOUT TO DEVASTATE HAITI WITH IMPOSSIBLE EVACUATION SITUATION…NOWHERE TO GO!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti and Jamaica implored residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean islands in years, spun slowly toward the region. Matthew is expected to scrape western Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 145 mile per hour (230...
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Hurricane Matthew: Jamaica and Haiti brace for ‘life-threatening’ storm

October 3, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew: Jamaica and Haiti brace for ‘life-threatening’ storm

Matthew will likely make landfall sometime after Monday night off the western tip of the Tiburon Peninsula, which includes most of Haiti’s southern coast, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm surge is expected to reach 10 feet in parts of Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas. The hurricane could be especially devastating for Haiti...
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Preparations ramp up as Haiti braces for Hurricane Matthew

October 2, 2016
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Preparations ramp up as Haiti braces for Hurricane Matthew

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI Haitian interim President Jocelerme Privert warned Haitians Sunday to make preparations for Hurricane Matthew, which no longer threatened just the southern peninsula, but all of Haiti. The heavily deforested nation is not only at risk of mudslides, but also serious flooding that could lead to the loss of...
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55,107 persons in camps in Haiti without protection- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 2, 2016
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55,107 persons in camps in Haiti without protection- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

While category 4 hurricane, Matthew approaches and threatens Haiti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) through its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) implemented since July 2010, reveals in its latest report dated 30 September 2016, that 14,593 household or 55,107 people (Internally Displaced persons (IDPs)) are still living in camps and/or hosting sites in Haiti....
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British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti

September 30, 2016
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British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti

British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com In early August of 2014, the Ebola virus was rapidly spreading through small towns in three West African nations, and doctors were losing the fight to control the outbreak. David Nabarro, a British physician with more than 30...
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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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New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

September 16, 2016
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New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

John Lednicky, Ph.D. Credit: Image courtesy of UF Health University of Florida researchers have identified a patient in Haiti with a serious mosquito-borne illness that has never before been reported in the Caribbean nation. Known as “Mayaro virus,” it is closely related to chikungunya virus and was first isolated in Trinidad in 1954. Most...
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Health experts: Zika threat is serious – and getting bigger

July 14, 2016
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7 microcephalic infants have been born in the United States CDC head says health agency diverting funds from other needs to fight Zika. Three senior U.S. government experts testify before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee to urge Congress to pass a $1.1 billion Zika prevention bill stalled by partisan politics. The bill stalled after...
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State Dept. should demand UN take responsibility in Haiti

July 13, 2016
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State Dept. should demand UN take responsibility in Haiti

HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images A boy received the second dose of the vaccine against cholera in Saut d’Eau, in the Central Plateau of Haiti, in 2014. July 12, 2016 When a bipartisan group in Congress can agree on something, it’s worth noting. Especially when these lawmakers are pushing for action to save innocent lives and...
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Did Red Cross spend too much on overhead as part of its Haiti relief efforts?

June 18, 2016
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Did Red Cross spend too much on overhead as part of its Haiti relief efforts?

Red Cross workers carry the body of a man who was killed after a carnival float hit power lines, at a hospital in Port-au-Prince in February 2015. (Reuters/Jeanty Junior Augustin) With all its good works around the world, the American Red Cross (ARC) has a reputation that is near angelic. But its halo is...
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Did Red Cross spend too much on overhead as part of its Haiti relief efforts?

June 18, 2016
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Did Red Cross spend too much on overhead as part of its Haiti relief efforts?

Red Cross workers carry the body of a man who was killed after a carnival float hit power lines, at a hospital in Port-au-Prince in February 2015. (Reuters/Jeanty Junior Augustin) With all its good works around the world, the American Red Cross (ARC) has a reputation that is near angelic. But its halo is...
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