Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

JANUARY 12, 2012

January 11, 2012
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JANUARY 12, 2012

TWO YEARS WITH LITTLE OR NO PROGRESS AS PEOPLE WRITE EXPENSIVE PROPOSALS FOR PROJECTS THAT WILL NEVER HAPPEN….HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS COLLECTED FOR HAITI HAVE GONE ELSEWHERE….3 CONTRACTS WITH DOMINICAN COMPANIES…SIGNED BY BELLERIVE..WITH VALUE OF $458,000,000 SEE $44,000,000  ALREADY STOLEN..AND THESE PROJECTS HAVE YET TO BEGIN…HAITI DESERVES BETTER..
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International groups launch Haiti cholera alliance

January 11, 2012
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International groups launch Haiti cholera alliance

By David Morgan WASHINGTON | Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:28am IST (Reuters) – U.S. and international health officials on Wednesday formed an alliance to end a cholera epidemic in Haiti and the Dominican Republican that has killed thousands and spread to other countries since an earthquake devastated the region two years ago. Officials from...
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Why is Haiti taking so long to recover?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 11, 2012
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Why is Haiti taking so long to recover?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Inquirer.net PORT-AU-PRINCE—A catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti two years ago, killing between 200,000 and 300,000 people in one of the worst natural disasters of modern times. In this Jan. 4, 2012 photo, a girl walks past an abandoned helicopter at a camp set up for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake, in what used...
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Pair Survives Plane Crash at Sea On Way to Charity Mission in Haiti

January 10, 2012
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Pair Survives Plane Crash at Sea On Way to Charity Mission in Haiti

By Matt Gutman Jan 10, 2012 9:07am After surviving a harrowing plane crash off a sparsely populated Bahamas island – during which their lives were saved by the deployment of a giant parachute —  a father and daughter from Alabama are continuing on with their medical mission to Haiti. 59-year-old Dr. Richard McGlaughlin and...
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In Haiti billions in aid donations remains undistributed, thousands still live in tents

January 10, 2012
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In Haiti billions in aid donations remains undistributed, thousands still live in tents

Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:20 AM EST By Ron Allen NBC News Correspondent Two years after it was rocked by a devastating earthquake, Haiti is struggling just to get back to being one of the most impoverished nations in the world. When you drive around the capital Port Au Prince, there are signs of progress....
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Many question whether Haiti quake donations were put to best use

January 9, 2012
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Many question whether Haiti quake donations were put to best use

Two years after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, many complain that they haven’t seen where billions in donations were spent. By Frances Robles frobles@MiamiHerald.com Half the money world governments pledged to Haiti never showed up. Half the money American private donors raised for Haiti hasn’t been spent. And many millions went to things like...
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Haiti’s Poverty: New York Times Op/Ed Misses Crucial Element

January 9, 2012
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Haiti’s Poverty: New York Times Op/Ed Misses Crucial Element

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, a fact which an op/ed in today’s New York Times notes is an inevitable catchphrase in any article about the hapless country occupying the western third of Hispaniola. The op/ed, Haiti Can Be Rich Again, by Laurent Dubois and Deborah Jensen, both researchers at Duke...
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Amazing Timelapse of 30-Story Building Constructed In Only 360 Hours

January 9, 2012
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Amazing Timelapse of 30-Story Building Constructed In Only 360 Hours

Gizmodo reader Xian Min Zhang just sent me this impressive timelapse video from his company’s latest project: a 30-story tall, 183,000-square-foot hotel built in just 360 hours. Just 15 days! I kept watching it in disbelief. It was erected near the Dongting lake, in the Hunan Province, China, by Broad Group, a Chinese construction...
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Haiti caught between prestige and misery

January 9, 2012
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Haiti caught between prestige and misery

09 Jan 2012 15:25 Source: member // Malteser International – Germany When many people live cramped in a camp, safe drinking water and proper hygienic behaviour are crucial. Foto: Tobias Kann Malteser International experiences financial gap between transition and development aid Cologne/Port-au-Prince. „In Cité Soleil, an urban slum in Port-au-Prince, we are facing another...
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A return to Haiti two years after earthquake stranded children in adoption limbo

January 9, 2012
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A return to Haiti two years after earthquake stranded children in adoption limbo

A return to Haiti two years after earthquake stranded children in adoption limbo Mon Jan 9, 2012 10:31 AM EST By Ron Allen NBC News correspondent It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes a chance encounter can lead to a story that continues for a couple of years. I hadn’t been on the ground in...
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