Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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Though world stood still, things moving forward in Haiti

January 9, 2012
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Though world stood still, things moving forward in Haiti

U. of C. professor of medicine helping launch residency program in Haiti, marking 2nd anniversary of quake. Dr. Evan Lyon, of the University of Chicago, has returned to Haiti to help launch a residency program and mark the second anniversary of the earthquake that devastated the nation. (Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune / March 9,...
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Haiti: Cholera Epidemic’s First Victim Identified as River Bather Who Forsook Clean Water

January 9, 2012
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Haiti: Cholera Epidemic’s First Victim Identified as River Bather Who Forsook Clean Water

By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Published: January 9, 2012` The first Haitian to get cholera at the onset of the 2010 epidemic was almost undoubtedly a 28-year-old mentally disturbed man from the town of Mirebalais, researchers reported Monday. The man, whose name was not revealed in the report, in The American Journal of Tropical...
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Haiti: Voilà CEO Robin Padberg Resigns

January 8, 2012
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Haiti: Voilà CEO Robin Padberg Resigns

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Robin J. Padberg, CEO of Cellular Communications of Haiti SA (ComCEL), one of the largest telecommunications companies in Haiti operating under the trade name of “Voila” announced on Thursday his resignation after five years at the helm of the company. “Telecommunications is the most dynamic sector of the Haitian economy...
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En dépit des milliards dépensés par d’autres, les Haïtiens porteront le blâme de l’échec

January 7, 2012
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En dépit des milliards dépensés par d’autres, les Haïtiens porteront le blâme de l’échec

La Nouvelliste: Haïti: Le site « Counterpunch » a publié un article coup de poing titré « Haïti après le séisme », le mardi 3 janvier 2012. Plein de chiffres et de références documentées, le papier fournit des détails sur la destination et sur l’utilisation de l’aide, presque deux ans après cette catastrophe majeure...
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A Billionaire Lends Haiti a Hand

January 7, 2012
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A Billionaire Lends Haiti a Hand

By STEPHANIE STROM NY Times.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Almost two years after an earthquake ravaged this city, some half a million people are still living in filthy tents, cholera has infected a similar number across the country and the president works from a flimsy prefab structure behind the still crumpled Presidential Palace. Denis O’Brien,...
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Haiti 2 years later: Half a million still in camps

January 7, 2012
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Haiti 2 years later: Half a million still in camps

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Days after the earthquake killed their little girl and destroyed much of their house, Meristin Florival and his family pitched a makeshift tent on a hill in the Haitian capital and called it home. Two years later they’re still there, living without drains, running water or electricity. AP FILE PHOTOS This...
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U.S. Department of Defense Helps Bolster Haiti’s Disaster Resposne

January 6, 2012
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U.S. Department of Defense Helps Bolster Haiti’s Disaster Resposne

Sacbee.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 5, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ – Haiti’s Civil Protection network received a substantial boost with the presentation of SUVs, trucks, boats, canoes, 11,000 solar radios, tents and other disaster-response equipment presented as gifts to the Government of Haiti by the U.S. Department of Defense. In a ceremony held today at the Directorate...
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Haiti faces mix of problems 2 years after quake

January 6, 2012
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Haiti faces mix of problems 2 years after quake

Cholera threat needs decade or more funding commitment By Laura Payton, CBC News A Haitian amputee who lost his leg during the 2010 earthquake learns to use a prosthetic leg at a rehabilitative therapy center run by Handicap International in Port-au-Prince on Jan. 4, 2012. January 12 marks two years since an earthquake killed...
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