Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Earthquake victims in California and Haiti build together in the aftermath

June 5, 2011
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Earthquake victims in California and Haiti build together in the aftermath

By Emily Ming on June 3, 2011 IMPERIAL VALLEY, Calif.–A plate heaped with rice, sloppy beans, and chunks of questionable meat was lovingly set before Shelby Drye one evening in March 2010 in Barbancourt, Haiti. His poverty-stricken, disaster-weary dinner hosts shared just one paltry plate of the same food among themselves. It’s a meal...
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Mayo doctors conclude work in Haiti

June 5, 2011
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Mayo doctors conclude work in Haiti

by Elizabeth Baier, Minnesota Public Radio June 5, 2011 Rochester, Minn. — The last team of Mayo Clinic doctors volunteering in Haiti since the January 2010 earthquake return to Rochester beginning Saturday. In all, about 100 Mayo doctors, nurses and pharmacists volunteered in Haiti, helping the country rebuild its medical system. Immediately after the...
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Evacuations in Haiti as lake overflows its banks

June 5, 2011
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Evacuations in Haiti as lake overflows its banks

By RAMON ESPINOSA SacBEE: Associated Press Published: Sunday, Jun. 5, 2011 – 11:18 am Last Modified: Sunday, Jun. 5, 2011 – 3:53 pm THOMAZEAU, Haiti — The Haitian government and international aid groups evacuated more than 50 families to dry land Sunday after the Caribbean country’s largest lake overflowed from days of heavy rains....
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US: Flaws in death toll report on Haiti quake

June 4, 2011
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US: Flaws in death toll report on Haiti quake

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press Published: Friday, Jun. 3, 2011 – 7:12 pm Last Modified: Friday, Jun. 3, 2011 – 7:38 pm PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Flaws have been found in a controversial U.S. report estimating the death toll from Haiti’s earthquake last year was far lower than previously thought, a U.S. official said Friday....
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A new report disputes the number of Haiti dead and displaced from the 2010 earthquake-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 4, 2011
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A new report disputes the number of Haiti dead and displaced from the 2010 earthquake-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The U.S. government says a report casting doubt on Haiti death toll has no impact on its commitment to the country. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com A new report estimating that far fewer people died or were left homeless in last year’s Haiti earthquake will have no bearing on United States commitment to the disaster-prone...
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MINUSTAH MAKES ANOTHER STUPID STATEMENT “Haiti better prepared for hurricane season, UN official says”-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 4, 2011
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MINUSTAH MAKES ANOTHER STUPID STATEMENT “Haiti better prepared for hurricane season, UN official says”-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

UN News Service 2 June 2011 – Haiti is better prepared than it was last year to respond to the annual hurricane season, with emergency equipment and stocks pre-positioned in case of a disaster, a senior United Nations official says. Nigel Fisher, the Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative to Haiti, told a press conference yesterday...
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MSF warns of “alarming” resurgence of cholera in Haiti

June 3, 2011
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MSF warns of “alarming” resurgence of cholera in Haiti

June 3, 2011, 17:29 GMT Port-au-Prince – The humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned Friday of an ‘alarming resurgence’ of cholera in Haiti, especially in the capital Port-au-Prince. The cholera epidemic in Haiti broke out in October and has since claimed the lives of  many more than 5,000 people in the poverty-plagued Caribbean...
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Cholera’s Challenge To Haiti And The World-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 2, 2011
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Cholera’s Challenge To Haiti And The World-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Medical News Today:Debate about the public health response to Haiti’s cholera epidemic continues as the crisis enters its ninth month, with some experts arguing that a vaccination campaign in Haiti would be neither feasible nor cost-effective, and advocating putting forth other measures. In a viewpoint article published on May 31st in the open-access journal...
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Red Cross reopens Haiti cholera centre-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 2, 2011
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Red Cross reopens Haiti cholera centre-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Herald Sun: THE Red Cross has reopened a cholera treatment centre near Port-au-Prince to fight a resurgence of a disease that killed thousands last year, a statement said today. According to Haitian health authorities, at least 10 people died in recent days of a new cholera spike in areas near the Haitian capital. About...
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CHOLERA SURGES WITH RAINY SEASON

June 1, 2011
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CHOLERA SURGES WITH RAINY SEASON

CHOLERA SURGES WITH RAINY SEASON June 1, 2011 KENSCOFF BADLY HIT AS ARE OTHER AREAS OF HAITI. MINUSTAH INTRODUCED CHOLERA EPIDEMIC WILL CLAIM 20,000 VICTIMS BEFORE END OF 2011…USAID WILL PROBABLY REDUCE DEATH TOLL TO A FEW DOZEN WITH ANOTHER CRIMINALLY FALSE REPORT, SIMILAR TO ONE IN WHICH JANUARY, 2010 EARTHQUAKE DEATH TOLL REDUCED...
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