Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

CDC study shows Haiti cholera has changed, experts say it suggests disease becoming endemic

May 3, 2012
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CDC study shows Haiti cholera has changed, experts say it suggests disease becoming endemic

Washington Post:By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, May 3, 12:39 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The cholera strain in Haiti is evolving, researchers reported Thursday, a sign that it may be taking deeper root in the nation less than two years after it appeared and killed thousands of people. The study released by the U.S. Centers for Disease...
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400,000 still at Haiti quake camps-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 3, 2012
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400,000 still at Haiti quake camps-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The number of Haitians displaced by the 2010 earthquake has dropped 14 per cent since February and now numbers about 421,000, a humanitarian group in the Caribbean nation said yesterday. The International Organisation for Migration said in a statement that the drop marks the steepest decline in the camp population...
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Cannes Film Festival to Host Massive All Star Haiti Fundraiser with Sean Penn

May 3, 2012
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Cannes Film Festival to Host Massive All Star Haiti Fundraiser with Sean Penn

Forbes.com The Cannes Film Festival just announced something very unusual: they’re hosting a massive all -star fundraiser for Haiti this year. The festival does not host this sort of thing, but they’re doing it for Sean Penn’s J/P HRO Fund and combining with Paul Haggis’s Artists for Peace and Justice and Petra Nemcova’s Happy...
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CLINTON FOUNDATION A CRIMINAL DISGRACE

May 2, 2012
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CLINTON FOUNDATION A CRIMINAL DISGRACE

Bill Clinton The New Pimp Of Haiti ========================================== These are jaw dropping “Aid The Poor” numbers. $322 million, in cold, hard, cash in one year! Tax Free!!!! $50 million in salaries. $50 million!!!! $12 million in travel. $12 million in “consulting fees” to his K Street friends in Washington DC. $148 million from US...
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Emergency Aid Shipment for Haiti Cholera Epidemic

May 2, 2012
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Emergency Aid Shipment for Haiti Cholera Epidemic

STAMFORD, Conn., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Treatment supplies for 17,000 patients expected to arrive next week AmeriCares is rushing to deliver more than 100,000 liters of IV solutions for victims of the worsening cholera epidemic in Haiti. The emergency shipment contains enough IV fluids to treat at least 17,000 of the...
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CHOLERA CASES TRIPLE WITH START OF RAINY SEASON

May 2, 2012
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CHOLERA CASES TRIPLE WITH START OF RAINY SEASON

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – The number of cholera cases has tripled in the cholera treatment centers of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Port au Prince and Leogane in less than a month. According to the MSF report, 134 people in the town of Martissant at the end of April and nearly 400...
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The UN in Haiti First, do no harm-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 1, 2012
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The UN in Haiti First, do no harm-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Foreign peacekeepers have worn out their welcome. How can they be held accountable for their actions? The Economist HAITIANS have good reason to be suspicious of foreigners claiming to act in their interests. In the 19th century France, the former imperial power, kindly offered to have Parisian banks finance the reparations it demanded in...
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Sean Penn can sleep in a tent in Haiti, but he can’t make people like him-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 30, 2012
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Sean Penn can sleep in a tent in Haiti, but he can’t make people like him-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Dahleen Glanton May 1, 2012 He left his glitzy Hollywood lifestyle and moved into a tent on a muddy golf course in Haiti. He walked the dangerous streets of earthquake-torn Port-au-Prince, armed with a pistol, delivering food and medicine to starving children. But no matter what good deeds Sean Penn does, some people are...
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MAF Dedicates Missionary Plane for Service in Haiti

April 30, 2012
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MAF Dedicates Missionary Plane for Service in Haiti

Source: Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) Funded by gifts from supporters, the new plane will depart in May for Haiti, where it will support the work of churches, medical teams, and relief workers laboring to rebuild the island nation still suffering two years after the devastating earthquake. NAMPA, Idaho – Amidst a crowd of several...
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Haiti, cholera and the U.N.

April 30, 2012
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Haiti, cholera and the U.N.

AHMAD BY JANE CHONG AND MUNEER I. AHMAD Muneer.ahmad@yale.edu Two years after Haiti’s deadly 2010 earthquake, a second humanitarian crisis continues to claim Haitian lives. Whereas the first crisis was a natural disaster, the second — a massive outbreak of cholera — was man-made. Worse still, although the United Nations unwittingly caused the epidemic,...
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