Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

A NEW GENERATION OF CARPET BAGGERS INVADES HAITI FROM THE UNITED STATES

April 9, 2012
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A NEW GENERATION OF CARPET BAGGERS INVADES HAITI FROM THE UNITED STATES

March 13, 2012 Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2010. Since that time, has struggled to recover from this disaster that killed some 367,000 people, injured countless others and destroyed many buildings. The International Community stepped in, pledging billions of dollars in assistance to revive, and reconstruct this tiny Caribbean nation. Over...
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Cholera Solutions for Haiti

April 6, 2012
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Cholera Solutions for Haiti

NY times: To the Editor: “Global Failures on a Haitian Epidemic” (front page, April 1) draws long-overdue attention to the health crisis in Haiti. Eradicating cholera is a goal that requires a billion-dollar investment in water and sanitation. Until such an infrastructure can be built and managed, we must partner with Haitians to provide...
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Cholera, sanitation, and suspicion in Haiti

April 5, 2012
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Cholera, sanitation, and suspicion in Haiti

scienceblogs.com-Deborah Sontag’s New York Times piece “Haiti’s Cholera Outraced the Experts and Tainted the UN” is a reminder that while public attention to the earthquake-ravaged country has waned, cholera still presents a major threat to the country’s people. It’s also just a sad story about how one apparently small malfunction can have disastrous consequences...
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Dominican Republic and Haiti continue plans against malaria

April 5, 2012
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Dominican Republic and Haiti continue plans against malaria

Santo Domingo. Efforts to eliminate two mosquito-borne diseases –malaria and lymphatic filariasis– in Haiti and the Dominican Republic are ongoing, with the first of four binational meetings on the issue to take place in 2012, held in Santo Domingo on March 29 – 30 this year. Participating are technical teams of the National Center...
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Journalist critical of efforts in Haiti Former reporter says aid groups haven’t delivered lasting change

April 5, 2012
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Journalist critical of efforts in Haiti Former reporter says aid groups haven’t delivered lasting change

By STEPHEN DI BENEDETTO The Register-Mail GALESBURG — The numerous aid groups that clamored to rebuild Haiti following a destructive earthquake two years ago have since failed to achieve long-lasting improvements to the island’s infrastructure, a former international journalist told a group of Knox College students Wednesday. Jonathan Katz, a former Associated Press journalist...
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HAITI BROILER’S Fun in the Son Festival Brings the Hope and Help of the Good News to Haiti

April 4, 2012
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HAITI BROILER’S Fun in the Son Festival Brings the Hope and Help of the Good News to Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — At the invitation of hundreds of Haiti’s churches, the Luis Palau Association joined with local company Haiti Broilers to host the Fun in the Son Festival, an evangelistic outreach in and around Port-au-Prince. Nearly 1,000 local churches collaborated with the Palau Association to reach thousands...
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New York City Run Gets Haitian Children Back to School-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 4, 2012
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New York City Run Gets Haitian Children Back to School-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 — 4-Mile Public Run/Walk Part of Celebrity-Supported Campaign for Concern Worldwide NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – On April 14, Concern Worldwide US, the international humanitarian organization is hosting its 14th Annual Spring Run in New York’s Central Park. The event, which is open to the public, supports...
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UN in Haiti sees jump in cholera cases as rainy season begins

April 4, 2012
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UN in Haiti sees jump in cholera cases as rainy season begins

By Associated Press, Published: April 3 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti is seeing a jump in the number of cholera cases as the Caribbean nation heads into the annual rainy season, a United Nations humanitarian agency said Tuesday. The U.N.’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a monthly bulletin that the new cholera...
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UN concerned over funding for humanitarian services in Haiti

April 2, 2012
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UN concerned over funding for humanitarian services in Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – The United Nations and the Government of Haiti today voiced concern over a lack of resources to fund humanitarian services that are still required to help people in the Caribbean country recover from recent crises, including the 2010 earthquake and the cholera epidemic, and enhance preparedness ahead of the...
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In Haiti, Global Failures on a Cholera Epidemic

April 2, 2012
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In Haiti, Global Failures on a Cholera Epidemic

NY Times: Damon Winter/The New York Times A child played and a woman washed clothes at the river tributary in Meille that is believed to be the source of the cholera epidemic. By DEBORAH SONTAG Published: March 31, 2012 MIREBALAIS, Haiti — Jean Salgadeau Pelette, handsome when medicated and groomed, often roamed this central...
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