Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

United Nations Brings Cholera to Haiti

November 6, 2010
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United Nations Brings Cholera to Haiti

WRITTEN BY BRUCE WALKER-The United Nations, touted by progressives for 60 years as the last best hope of mankind, has done almost no good anywhere at any time. Since the inception of the world body — comprised of a hodge-podge of thuggish dictatorships, self-righteous and anti-American European democracies, communist regimes, and nations which hate...
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Insult to injury: Cholera has Haiti reeling, and Bill Clinton & Anderson Cooper haven’t done enough

November 5, 2010
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Insult to injury: Cholera has Haiti reeling, and Bill Clinton &  Anderson Cooper haven’t done enough

By Ansel Herz New York Daily News, November 1st 2010 Breaking: North American news outlets “excited” by Haiti cholera outbreak. They say for them, “without a crisis, Haiti doesn’t exist.” It’s a bitterly sarcastic but, unfortunately, entirely true statement, made via Twitter this week by Vanderbilt University historian Peter James Hudson. CNN doubled its...
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The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund is Lying to You

November 5, 2010
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The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund is Lying to You

By Ansel Herz Within hours of my op-ed being published in the New York Daily News today, the $50 million Clinton Bush Haiti Fund posted an update on its Facebook page called “Cholera Concern,” which includes this sentence: “While other organizations in Haiti are using their resources to deliver immediate humanitarian aid, we are...
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Haiti’s tent cities to bear worst of potential hurricane Tomas

November 4, 2010
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Haiti’s tent cities to bear worst of potential hurricane Tomas

Some 1.3 million Haitians in the capital’s tent cities have nowhere to go as potential hurricane Tomas approaches, even as 120,000 homes sit vacant and easily repairable. By Stephen Kurczy, Staff writer CSM / November 4, 2010 As tropical storm Tomas speeds toward Haiti, threatening to turn into a hurricane before it passes just west...
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Haiti: Hurricane Tomas Preparations• Cholera Situation Report #13, 3 November 2010

November 4, 2010
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Haiti: Hurricane Tomas Preparations• Cholera Situation Report #13, 3 November 2010

full_report PDF file HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Emergency supplies and equipment are urgently needed in preparation for Tropical Storm Tomas. WASH, shelter, logistics and communication clusters have identified requirements in terms of equipment and supplies that are immediately needed to augment response capacity. Advocacy efforts will continue tomorrow to increase awareness amongst international partners and the...
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Experts: Did UN troops infect Haiti?

November 3, 2010
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Experts: Did UN troops infect Haiti?

By JONATHAN M. KATZ The Associated Press Wednesday, November 3, 2010; 5:40 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Researchers should determine whether United Nations peacekeepers were the source of a deadly outbreak of cholera in Haiti, two public health experts, including a U.N. official, said Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that...
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Haiti wants major camp evacuated ahead of storm

November 2, 2010
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Haiti wants major camp evacuated ahead of storm

Johnathan Katz: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — It was the jewel of Haiti’s post-earthquake recovery: an organized relocation camp with thousands of tents billed as hurricane-resistant, lined up in neat rows on graded mountain soil. Now, staring down an expected hit later this week from a hurricane, officials say Corail-Cesselesse is not safe. On Tuesday, the government...
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USS Iwo Jima en route to Haiti

November 2, 2010
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USS Iwo Jima en route to Haiti

U.S. Southern Command directed USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) to steam toward Haiti today in preparation for the forecasted arrival of tropical storm Tomas, which could become a Category 1 hurricane on the night of Wednesday to Thursday. Large Wasp-class ships, such as Iwo Jima (LHD 7), resemble small aircraft carriers with the ability...
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Haiti beats Guatemala in WWCQ Matches

November 2, 2010
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Haiti beats Guatemala in WWCQ Matches

CONCACAF.com Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football November 1, 2010 CANCUN, Mexico – Adeline Saintilmond scored her first goal of the tournament and Haiti defeated Guatemala 1-0 on Monday in the final game for both at CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying. Saintilmond, who led Haiti with three goals in five games...
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Insult to injury: Cholera has Haiti reeling, and Bill Clinton & Anderson Cooper haven’t done enough

November 2, 2010
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Insult to injury: Cholera has Haiti reeling, and Bill Clinton & Anderson Cooper haven’t done enough

By Ansel Herz Breaking: North American news outlets “excited” by Haiti cholera outbreak. They say for them, “without a crisis, Haiti doesn’t exist.” It’s a bitterly sarcastic but, unfortunately, entirely true statement, made via Twitter this week by Vanderbilt University historian Peter James Hudson. CNN doubled its prime-time viewership in January when a 7.0...
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Tomas seen regaining power , pose threat to Haiti

November 2, 2010
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Tomas seen regaining power , pose threat to Haiti

By GLENFORD PRESCOTT, Associated Press Mon Nov 1, 6:15 am ET KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – No longer a hurricane, Tropical Storm Tomas swirled over warm Caribbean waters early Monday and forecasters warned it could regain power and pose a threat to the crowded quake refugee camps in Haiti. With maximum sustained winds of 65...
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Laboratory Test Results of Cholera Outbreak Strain in Haiti Announced

November 1, 2010
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Laboratory Test Results of Cholera Outbreak Strain in Haiti Announced

Press Release __________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release      Contact: Division of News & Electronic Media Monday, November 1, 2010      (404) 639-3286 Laboratory Test Results of Cholera Outbreak Strain in Haiti Announced PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — The Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population has received the results of laboratory testing showing that the...
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Haiti braces as Hurricane Tomas roars over Caribbean

November 1, 2010
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Haiti braces as Hurricane Tomas roars over Caribbean

Sun Oct 31, 2010 5:35pm EDT image By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Authorities on Sunday urged hundreds of thousands of Haitians living in crowded tent camps to seek new shelter as Hurricane Tomas roared across the Caribbean with Haiti in its projected path. Tomas was downgraded to a Category 1 storm after...
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Plantes pouvant aider à la lutte contre le choléra

November 1, 2010
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Plantes pouvant aider à la lutte contre le choléra

Par Marilise Rouzier, Biologiste Haiti est frappée par une épidémie de choléra, maladie très contagieuse touchant une population déjà fragilisée et due à une bactérie très agressive, le Vibrio cholerae. Cette maladie cause une déshydratation sévère qui peut en quelques heures emporter le malade si rien n’est entrepris. Le Ministère de la Santé publique...
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How series was reported and numbers tallied

October 31, 2010
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How series was reported and numbers tallied

In February reporters and photographers from El Nuevo Herald and The Miami Herald began investigating claims that children were routinely smuggled from Haiti into the Dominican Republic, a long-standing problem that became an epidemic following the earthquake that killed an estimated 300,000 people in January. The journalists persuaded traffickers to talk — if we...
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Hurricane Tomas might put Haiti under the gun

October 30, 2010
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Hurricane Tomas might put Haiti under the gun

The forecast track for Tomas now shows the system slowing down considerably by Thursday and starting to turn northwest while it’s in the Caribbean southeast of Jamaica. From there, several models predict the system will make a distinct turn back to the northeast, possibly putting Haiti or the Dominican Republic under the gun. That...
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Misinformation the enemy in Haiti’s cholera battle-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 30, 2010
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Misinformation the enemy in Haiti’s cholera battle-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Angela Mulholland, CTV.ca News Date: Saturday Oct. 30, 2010 7:49 AM ET As Haiti enters its third week of an outbreak of cholera, health workers on the ground say they are fighting against a tide of misinformation in their fight to educate Haitians on how to combat the illness. Just this past week, as...
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Protesters blame UN base for cholera in Haiti

October 30, 2010
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Protesters blame UN base for cholera in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hundreds of protesters who blame U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal for Haiti’s widening cholera epidemic marched on a rural military base Friday to demand the soldiers leave the country. Demonstrators waving tree branches and carrying anti-U.N. banners walked from the central plateau city of Mirebalais several miles to the gates of...
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Haiti Scrambles to Secure Clean Water Cholera Epidemic Underscores Need to Overhaul Crumbling Sanitation Network; Helicopters Ferry in Supplies of Chlorine

October 29, 2010
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Haiti Scrambles to Secure Clean Water Cholera Epidemic Underscores Need to Overhaul Crumbling Sanitation Network; Helicopters Ferry in Supplies of Chlorine

Wall Street Journal: By INGRID ARNESEN And MIKE ESTERL A BIG PUDDLE OF NEPALESE POO CONTAMINATES PEASANT’S WATER SUPPLY U.N. investigators seeking the cause of the cholera epidemic gathered human waste this week from a peace-keeping base in Mirebalais, Haiti. ST. MARC, Haiti—Haiti’s cholera epidemic is adding fresh urgency to the need to upgrade...
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