Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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WikiLeaks Haiti: The Nation Partners With Haïti Liberté on Release of Secret Haiti Cables

June 1, 2011
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WikiLeaks Haiti: The Nation Partners With Haïti Liberté on Release of Secret Haiti Cables

Drawing from a trove of 1,918 Haiti-related diplomatic cables obtained by the transparency-advocacy group WikiLeaks, The Nation is collaborating with the Haitian weekly newspaper Haïti Liberté on a series of groundbreaking articles about US and UN policy toward the Caribbean nation. Haïti Liberté, published largely in French and Creole, is working with WikiLeaks to...
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Haiti’s Gingerbread Houses Focus of Preservation Efforts

June 1, 2011
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Haiti’s Gingerbread Houses Focus of Preservation Efforts

Of the approximately 300,000 buildings in Haiti that were damaged during the January 2010 earthquake, the country’s historic gingerbread houses endured the disaster relatively well. In fact, researchers estimate than only 5 percent of these beloved buildings partially or fully collapsed. As the country slowly rebuilds, lessons could be learned from these charismatic dwellings...
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U.S. Reduces Estimates of Homeless in Haiti Quake

June 1, 2011
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U.S. Reduces Estimates of Homeless in Haiti Quake

NY Times: By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD MEXICO CITY — As a new Haitian government seeks to jump-start aid to rebuild the country after the January 2010 earthquake, a draft of a new United States government report suggests that the scope of the disaster was not as severe as previously estimated. The report, dated May...
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EVEN THOUGH USAID HAITI DIRECTOR DISAVOWS CLAIM AS BEING AUTHOR’S UNSOLICITED COMMENT: New Study Questions Quake Toll In Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 1, 2011
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EVEN THOUGH USAID HAITI DIRECTOR DISAVOWS CLAIM AS BEING AUTHOR’S UNSOLICITED COMMENT: New Study Questions Quake Toll In Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

WALL STREET JOURNAL June 1, 2011 The actual number of deaths from Haiti’s earthquake last year may never be known, but one report suggests the disaster killed far fewer people than the government has said. A survey commissioned by the U.S. Agency for International Development cites between 46,000 to 85,000 fatalities compared to official...
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USAID SCREWS HAITI AGAIN!!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 31, 2011
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USAID SCREWS HAITI AGAIN!!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

THIS IS A CLASSIC EXAMPLE OF USAID INCOMPETENCE. THEY CONTRACTED WITH SOME MORON TO WRITE AN ASSESSMENT ON DAMAGE AND RUBBLE REMOVAL THE AUTHOR GRATUITOUSLY GAVE AN UNSUPPORTABLE OPINION OF LOSS OF LIFE AND HOMELESS HAITIANS THAT IS TOTALLY OUT OF STEP WITH REALITY. AFTER DAMAGING DELAY, USAID HAITI DIRECTOR CARLEENE DEI ISSUED A...
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The US Government, including USAID remains steadfast in it’s support of Haiti

May 31, 2011
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The US Government, including USAID remains steadfast in it’s support of Haiti

FROM: USAID Haiti Mission Director Carleene Dei: The US Government, including USAID, remains steadfast in our support of Haiti and nit’s people today, tomorrow, and for the long-term. As we stated on May 27th, USAID recently received a draft report from an external organization. We tasked the organization to assess the impact of rubble...
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Camps cleared in Haiti as hurricane season starts

May 31, 2011
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Camps cleared in Haiti as hurricane season starts

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The mayor of a large city in the Haitian capital region has begun clearing out camps set up after last year’s earthquake, evicting hundreds of people amid heavy rains and the start of the hurricane season on Wednesday. Mayor Wilson Jeudy of Delmas city says the settlements — densely packed...
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Human rights group sues mayor in Haiti for terrorizing earthquake victims during unlawful evictions

May 31, 2011
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For Imme­di­ate Release: May 31, 2011 Con­tact: Mario Joseph, Av., Managing Attorney, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux, mario@ijdh.org, +509-3701-9879/ +509-3554-4284  (in Port-au-Prince) (French) Jeena Shah, Esq., Legal Fellow, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux, jeena@ijdh.org, +509-3610-2781 (in Port-au-Prince) (English) Human rights group sues mayor in Haiti for terrorizing earthquake victims during unlawful evictions On Wednesday, June 1,...
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