Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Two years after the earthquake, Haiti is trying to clear tent cities

February 21, 2012
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Two years after the earthquake, Haiti is trying to clear tent cities

By William Booth, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — International aid worker Emmett Fitz­gerald has to get 20,000 very poor people squatting in front of the National Palace to pack up their tarps and tin, their plastic buckets and soiled mats — to empty the most notorious camp in Haiti and go home. The hard part: What...
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HAITIAN QUAKE FUNDS STOLEN BY FIFA CHIEF

February 15, 2012
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HAITIAN QUAKE FUNDS STOLEN BY FIFA CHIEF

Stabroeknews.com: The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) now has a fresh issue to deal with: the reported disappearance of Haiti Aid funds. On the weekend, the UK Sunday Times reported that former FIFA vice-president and CONCACAF ex-president Jack Warner received money destined for the impoverished nation to assist its football after Haiti suffered...
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NEXT TIME THE WORLD TRIES TO SCREW HAITI – WE WILL BE READY: Sir Richard’s Condom Company Announces Inaugural Condom Donation to Haiti

February 13, 2012
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NEXT TIME THE WORLD TRIES TO SCREW HAITI – WE WILL BE READY:  Sir Richard’s Condom Company Announces Inaugural Condom Donation to Haiti

WEBWIRE – Monday, February 13, 2012 For every Sir Richard’s condom purchased, one is donated to a developing country New York, NY (February 13, 2012) — Sir Richard’s announced today its donation of 500,000 condoms to Haiti.  The donation will be made available for free at Partners In Health’s (PIH) clinics including the Mirebalais...
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U.N. Security Council heads to Haiti for firsthand look

February 13, 2012
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U.N. Security Council heads to Haiti for firsthand look

By JACQUELINE CHARLES AND STEWART STOGEL McClatchy Newspapers Published: Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 – 12:00 am UNITED NATIONS — When a 15-member delegation of the U.N. Security Council arrives in Haiti Monday for an on-the-ground look at the situation two years after a devastating earthquake, it will find a nation at fever pitch over...
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Inveneo bringing broadband to developing countries

February 10, 2012
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Inveneo bringing broadband to developing countries

SF Gate: Esha Chhabra Friday, February 10, 2012 Two years ago, when international aid groups rushed to help earthquake-ravaged Haiti, little did they expect that one of the greatest needs would be for an Internet connection. Tech-savvy social enterprise Inveneo, quickly recognized that connectivity would be key for these organizations to coordinate efforts. Within...
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L’éducation en Haïti, un sujet de préoccupations

February 10, 2012
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L’éducation en Haïti, un sujet de préoccupations

LaNouvelliste: Manifestations d’élèves, protestations de syndicats d’enseignants à travers tout le pays, le système éducatif haïtien est sur la route d’une nouvelle crise: d’un côté, des milliers d’enseignants réclament des mois, voire des années, d’arriérés de salaire, et, de l’autre, des directeurs réclamant le paiement des contributions scolaires pour des écoles participant au Programme...
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Can Vaccines Break Cholera’s Deadly Hold On Haiti?

February 8, 2012
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Can Vaccines Break Cholera’s Deadly Hold On Haiti?

February 7, 2012 by Jason BeaubienNPR The cholera outbreak in Haiti is currently the worst ongoing episode in the world. Over the past 15 months, it has sickened more than half a million people and killed roughly 7,000. The bacteria has now spread throughout the Caribbean island, and medical experts say it will be...
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Haiti – Economy : ALBA will meet in Haiti early March in Jacmel

February 7, 2012
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Haiti – Economy : ALBA will meet in Haiti early March in Jacmel

Haiti Libre On the occasion of the XI Summit of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) to which took part a Haitian delegation led by President Michel Martelly the member countries agreed to strengthen their cooperation through a “special plan” for Haiti. “It is the...
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ALBA moves to expand group, welcomes Haiti’s membership

February 6, 2012
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ALBA moves to expand group, welcomes Haiti’s membership

The eight-nation Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) is moving quickly to expand, as its leaders have approved a new economic integration system for the grouping, dubbed ECOALBA. The group has indicated that it is prepared to admit Haiti and has received membership requests from two more CARICOM states. The bloc,...
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