Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Hurricane Emily could threaten Haiti by Wednesday

July 30, 2011
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Hurricane Emily could threaten Haiti by Wednesday

HaitiAction.net – Port au Prince, Haiti — The National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami has given the “vigorous” tropical wave 900 miles east of the Windward Islands a high probability of forming into a tropical storm — EMILY — in the next 48 hours. Conditions are favorable for this storm to develop into a...
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Martelly: Haitians living in tents should receive priority

July 30, 2011
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Martelly: Haitians living in tents should receive priority

Foreign donors welcomed Haitian President Michel Martelly’s commitment to the country’s reconstruction panel, but are frustrated by the lack of a government. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haitian President Michel Martelly is calling on the panel charged with Haiti’s post-quake recovery and reconstruction to give priority to relocating hundreds of thousands of people still living...
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Aid challenges and Government stalemate hinders aid to Haiti, UN report finds

July 29, 2011
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Aid challenges and Government stalemate hinders aid to Haiti, UN report finds

Clearing and reconstruction work in Port-au-Prince, Haiti 28 July 2011 – A United Nations advisory group on Haiti today reported improvements in the earthquake-torn country but said aid coordination remains a challenge, and a stalemate in the formation of the Government is delaying aid. The Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) Ad Hoc Advisory Group...
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Anedie Azael Crowned Miss Haiti Universe 2011

July 29, 2011
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Anedie Azael Crowned Miss Haiti Universe 2011

Haiti will be present again at the prestigious beauty contest Miss Universe after his participation last year. In a contest organized last night at Montana Hotel, Anedie Azael Crown Miss Universe Haiti 2011. The successor of Sarodj Bertin, will represent the country in global competition to be held this year in Brazil, on September...
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Politics stymies Haiti’s recovery

July 26, 2011
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Politics stymies Haiti’s recovery

OUR OPINION: President must make good on promise to unite the country By The Miami Herald Editorial HeraldEd@MiamiHerald.com No one expected miracles when performer Michel Martelly became president of post-earthquake Haiti. But more than two months after taking office, the former entertainer’s slow and disappointing start has become a major worry for foreign donors,...
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Brazil, MINUSTAH, Need a Timetable for Withdrawal from Haiti

July 25, 2011
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Brazil, MINUSTAH, Need a Timetable for Withdrawal from Haiti

U.S. diplomatic cables now released from Wikileaks make it clearer than ever before that foreign troops occupying Haiti for more than seven years have no legitimate reason to be there; that this a U.S. occupation, as much as in Iraq or Afghanistan; that it is part of a decades-long U.S. strategy to deny Haitians...
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No jobs in Haiti, Filipinos warned

July 25, 2011
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No jobs in Haiti, Filipinos warned

By Jerry E. Esplanada Philippine Daily Inquirer Both the Office of the Vice President and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) have warned against the unabated trafficking of Filipino migrant workers to Haiti, the poor Caribbean country devastated by a magnitude-7 earthquake in January 2010. In a statement, Vice President Jejomar Binay said that...
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Dr. Paul’s prescriptions for Haiti’s ills

July 25, 2011
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Dr. Paul’s prescriptions for Haiti’s ills

Reviewed by Roger Annis From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jul. 25, 2011 6:00PM EDT Paul Farmer has written an essential book for understanding the country that was shattered by the earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010. The stark drama of the days and weeks that followed goudo goudo (the neologism whose vocalization, Haitians...
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Boston health team battles Haiti cholera

July 24, 2011
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Boston health team battles Haiti cholera

Boston Globe:By Neena Satija Globe Correspondent / July 24, 2011 At the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Deschapelles in central Haiti, a team from Massachusetts General Hospital is among those helping to fight a cholera outbreak that has rebounded since it first struck the country last October. Five nurses and one doctor arrived on July...
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Haiti again caught in cholera’s grip

July 23, 2011
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Haiti again caught in cholera’s grip

More than 5,800 have died since the outbreak began in October. With the return of the rainy season afoot, more than 1,000 new cases a day were logged in June. A cholera patient rests at the treatment center in Mirebalais, a dusty crossroads town north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The center is seeing dozens of...
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