Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Tunisia leader, Bill Clinton among Nobel nominees

February 28, 2012
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Tunisia leader, Bill Clinton among Nobel nominees

OSLO (Reuters) – Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, alleged WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton may be among the hundreds of nominees for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, rights activists say. The list of nominees, which is now officially closed for this year, is secret and Nobel officials would not comment...
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FEATURE-Haiti’s homeless face housing lottery

February 23, 2012
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FEATURE-Haiti’s homeless face housing lottery

23 Feb 2012 20:39 Source: alertnet // Anastasia Moloney By Anastasia Moloney PORT-AU-PRINCE (AlertNet) – For the past month, Yvenna Calixte has been searching for a room and a way out of the Champ de Mars camp, where she lives with thousands of other Haitians left homeless by the 2010 earthquake. Champ de Mars...
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UN Must Take Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Outbreak

February 23, 2012
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UN Must Take Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Outbreak

JURIST Guest Columnists Maria-Elena Kolovos and Beatrice Lindstrom of the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux say that for the Haitian cholera victims to be properly compensated for their injuries, the UN must respect its own rules and take accountability for its malfeasance instead of attributing the epidemic to “a confluence of circumstances” beyond its control…...
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Energetic Microbiologist-Turned-Ambassador Puts Out a Call to Action for Medical Laboratory Volunteers for Haiti, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic Read more: Energetic microbiologist-turned-ambassador puts out a call to action for medical laboratory volunteers for Haiti, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic

February 22, 2012
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Energetic Microbiologist-Turned-Ambassador Puts Out a Call to Action for Medical Laboratory Volunteers for Haiti, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic  Read more: Energetic microbiologist-turned-ambassador puts out a call to action for medical laboratory volunteers for Haiti, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic

From volunteer services, to replaced equipment, to outdated NCCLS materials, anything can be of help in poor countries where no medical laboratories come anywhere close to those of the caliber many of us take for granted. Carla Orner never sleeps. No one as busy as she is has time to waste on even a...
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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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