Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Doctors Lose Gifts, Medical Supplies on Mission Trip to Haiti

December 27, 2015
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Doctors Lose Gifts, Medical Supplies on Mission Trip to Haiti

When a group of doctors from Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and similar hospitals nationwide landed at their Haiti mission trip on December 12, they didn’t expect they’d arrive empty-handed. Somewhere between Miami and Cap-Haitien, American Airlines lost eight suitcases full of Christmas presents for Haitian children, personal items and medical supplies. It was the...
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Haiti economie: 1re manufacture haïtienne de cordonnerie industrielle et de haute technologie

December 25, 2015
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Haiti economie: 1re  manufacture haïtienne de cordonnerie industrielle et de haute technologie

Ouverture officielle de la première manufacture haïtienne de cordonnerie industrielle et de haute technologie,  ce jeudi 17 decembre, à l’initiative de JL Fine Shoes SA, au Boulevard Toussaint Louverture (Route de l’Aéroport). Il s’agit d’une initiative visant à contribuer à la redynamisation de la production nationale dans ce secteur de l’industrie de chaussures en...
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Haiti to create more jobs with industrial park

December 24, 2015
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Haiti to create more jobs with industrial park

Caracol Industrial Park (Photo: Miami Herald) Caribbean 360 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tuesday December 22, 2015 – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$41 million grant for the fifth and last phase of the Caracol Industrial Park (CIP), the main manufacturing hub in northern Haiti. The CIP contributes to economic development in the north of...
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Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

December 24, 2015
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Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

A group of firefighters in Los Angeles was reaching beyond its borders, working with community businesses and a local college to fix up a used fire engine as a donation for the people of Haiti still reeling from the earthquake in 2010. The Stentorians of Los Angeles County, founded in 1954, was created to...
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Official Opening of the Decameron Hotel, already more than 7,000 reservations

December 9, 2015
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Official Opening of the Decameron Hotel, already more than 7,000 reservations

Haiti Libre: After the pre-opening ceremony that took place Sunday, December 6 in the presence of President Michel Martelly, Prime Minister Evans Paul and Stéphanie Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries , the Royal Decameron Indigo Beach Resort & Spa was officially opened on Monday. Located in a park of more that 55...
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Sean Penn: IsraAid Inspired and Supported My Humanitarian Work in Haiti

December 3, 2015
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Sean Penn: IsraAid Inspired and Supported My Humanitarian Work in Haiti

by ISRAEL21c | 12.02.15 5:45 pm On his first visit to Israel, American actor and humanitarian activist Sean Penn declared that the work of his nonprofit J/P Haitian Relief Organization has succeeded largely because of its cooperation with volunteers from IsraAID-The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid. “The indirect impact of IsraAID is that...
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Students making change for Respire Haiti

December 3, 2015
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Students making change for Respire Haiti

Advocate staff photo by STACY GILL — Several fundraisers were held at Zachary High School recently, including the Kiss the Pig contest to help raise money for a student mission trip to Respire Haiti. Nine ZHS students and one from Silliman went with special education teacher Jamie Byrd, who teaches there part of the...
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Program launched to reduce deadly cervical cancer in Haiti

December 3, 2015
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Program launched to reduce deadly cervical cancer in Haiti

.View gallery . . ST. MARC, Haiti (AP) — A pilot program was launched Wednesday to battle deadly cervical cancer in impoverished Haiti, which has the world’s highest rate of the preventable disease. Roughly 3,000 Haitian women get cervical cancer each year and about half of them die from the illness. But pointing to...
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Honduras, Myanmar & Haiti top of climate change risk list

December 3, 2015
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Honduras, Myanmar & Haiti top of climate change risk list

Photo: dpa-tmn (AFP) Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti top a new list of nations hardest hit by two decades of storms, floods, landslides and droughts that killed more than half a million people, climate analysts reported Thursday, warning of more frequent disasters if Earth’s overheating cannot be tamed. Scientists point to the mounting threat from...
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Cholera : 15 communes in Red Alert

November 19, 2015
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Cholera : 15 communes in Red Alert

With the heavy rains of October, the health actors have observed a resurgence of cholera cases in several communes, notably in the departments of Artibonite, West, South East, South and North. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), in its situation report from October 18 to 29, affirms that in these departments more than 400...
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