Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

EXCLUSIVE Photos taken Jan 18th and 19th in Haiti- Hi-res-CLICK to ENLARGE

January 20, 2010
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EXCLUSIVE Photos taken Jan 18th and 19th in Haiti- Hi-res-CLICK to ENLARGE

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Aftershock Shakes Haiti; No Apparent Damage

January 20, 2010
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Aftershock Shakes Haiti; No Apparent Damage

By Fred W. Baker III-
American Forces Press Service PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 20, 2010 – An early morning aftershock shook the sleeping soldiers here from their bags as the building swayed and creaked for a few seconds. “It was like: ‘Whoah! Is somebody shaking me awake or was the ground moving?’” said Army Maj. J.T....
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New 6.1-quake hits Haiti, people flee into streets

January 20, 2010
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New 6.1-quake hits Haiti, people flee into streets

By PAUL HAVEN and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press Writers Paul Haven And Michelle Faul, Associated Press Writers – 9 mins ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The most powerful aftershock yet struck Haiti on Wednesday, shaking more rubble from damaged buildings and sending screaming people running into the streets eight days after the country’s capital was devastated by...
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U.S. Troops Heading for Haiti to Boost Security, Aid (Update1)

January 18, 2010
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U.S. Troops Heading for Haiti to Boost Security, Aid (Update1)

- By Justin Blum and Chris Dolmetsch Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) — More U.S. troops are arriving in Haiti today after the American commander on the ground said that security must be improved to ensure aid reaches survivors of last week’s earthquake. “We need a safe and secure environment to be successful,” U.S. Southern Command...
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Aid Flow to Haitians Improving But looting, gang activity, scuffles continue to plague Port-au-Prince

January 18, 2010
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Aid Flow to Haitians Improving  But looting, gang activity, scuffles continue to plague Port-au-Prince

Photo: AP Red Cross rescuers help a man injured during scuffles among people taking goods from quake-damaged stores in Port-au-Prince, 18 Jan 2010 U.S. and U.N. officials say the flow of aid to destitute Haitian earthquake survivors is improving, despite continued looting, gang activity, and scuffles on the streets of Port-au-Prince. U.S. helicopters are...
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Wyclef Jean Defends Yele Haiti at Emotional NYC Press Conference

January 18, 2010
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Wyclef Jean Defends Yele Haiti at Emotional NYC Press Conference

1/18/10, 4:47 pm EST Wyclef Jean addressed accusations against his Yele Haiti organization for the second time in as many days, delivering prepared remarks to a roomful of reporters at Manhattan’s Sheraton Hotel this afternoon. The former Fugee has battled allegations that his foundation played loose with its bookkeeping by directing monies toward Wyclef’s...
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MY COUNTRYMEN – THIS IS NOT YOUR DAY

January 18, 2010
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MY COUNTRYMEN – THIS IS NOT YOUR DAY

IN A TRULY STUNNING, AND THOUGHTLESS MOVE THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT APPOINTS (INFLICTS) EX-GENERAL HERARD ABRAHAM AS THEIR HAITI CZAR IN CHARGE OF EMERGENCY OPERATIONS. January 12, 2010 I am reminded of the story where a jewelry salesman is carjacked between appointments. The criminals take his sample case wrist watch, wallet,  pocket change, and finally...
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FLASH…THE HAITIAN RUMOR MILL.. Rene Preval has signed his resignation, agreeing to step down as President Of Haiti.

January 17, 2010
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FLASH…THE HAITIAN RUMOR MILL..   Rene Preval has signed his resignation, agreeing to step down as President Of Haiti.

Some American forces are already in this devastated country. . Expect 10,000 more in immediate future, along with American engineering troops. The recent Preval crimes were too much for the International Community. His wife, Elisabeth Delatour-Preval may be the subject of criminal indictment within the American legal system, along with several other Preval associates....
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Special Report-PREVAL’S TSUNAMI-PREVAL RAPES HIS PEOPLE WHILE THEY ARE DOWN

January 17, 2010
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Special Report-PREVAL’S TSUNAMI-PREVAL RAPES HIS PEOPLE WHILE THEY ARE DOWN

16:43 HOURS EASTERN STANDARD TIME, JANUARY 12, 2010 Written by Haitian-Truth.org in the midst of destroyed Port-au-Prince. Haiti had just suffered a 7.4 Richter Scale earthquake. Port-au-Prince no longer exists as a functioning city. Most of its buildings now rubble piles three feet high, broadcasting the weakening cries of people entombed there. The University...
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DAILY REPORT-SUNDAY JANUARY 17, 2010

January 17, 2010
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DAILY REPORT-SUNDAY JANUARY 17, 2010

Two Moroccan Illushyn cargo jets arrived in Port-au-Prince with cargos of relief supplies for Haiti’s desperate population. There was no one there to meet them. There is not one to take charge of the cargos There is absolutely no infrastructure to absorb the massive inflow of relief supplies. And in this situation, the Port-au-Prince...
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Jean-Claude Duvalier personally adresses Haitian People January 16th 2010

January 16, 2010
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Jean-Claude Duvalier personally adresses Haitian People January 16th 2010

Message de Solidarité au peuple haïtien de M. Jean-Claude Duvalier, à la suite du séisme du 12 janvier 2010. Chers compatriotes, C’est avec effroi et une profonde émotion, mais aussi une très grande préoccupation, que j’ai suivi les conséquences meurtrières et dévastatrices du terrible tremblement de terre qui a frappé si impitoyablement notre pays....
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Bodies being burned in Haiti- Doctors claim over 40,000 in morgues already

January 16, 2010
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Bodies being burned in Haiti- Doctors claim over 40,000 in morgues already

Survivors of the Haitian earthquake are leaving the devastated capital city. Some of its inhabitants have managed to leave on trucks that belong to the UN. Many are leaving the city in search of food, water and medicine. Aid has been slow to reach people because of bottlenecks caused by poor infrastructure. In an...
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Iran Sends Aid Cargo to Haiti

January 16, 2010
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Iran Sends Aid Cargo to Haiti

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Saturday dispatched a cargo of emergency aids to the victims of the quake-hit Central American state of Haiti. The goods include tents, washing powder, sugar, canned food, kitchen utensils and other needed articles, an official of Iran’s Red Crescent Society told the Islamic republic news agency. At least 50,000 people...
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Haiti Earthquake News: Main Prison Destroyed, 4,000 Prisoners Escape

January 15, 2010
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Haiti Earthquake News: Main Prison Destroyed, 4,000 Prisoners Escape

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Amidst the horror and devastation of the massive 7.0 earthquake that has rocked Haiti, almost all of the 4,000 inmates in the capital’s main prison have escaped. “They obviously took advantage of this disaster,” Marcal Izard, a spokesman for the International Red Cross, said. CNN’s Anderson Cooper visited the jail in...
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FAA halts air traffic to Haiti, no room for planes- Estimated 100,000 killed- many less than previously thought

January 14, 2010
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FAA halts air traffic to Haiti, no room for planes- Estimated 100,000 killed- many less than previously thought

By JOAN LOWY All civilian flights from the United States to Haiti were halted Thursday at the request of the Haitian government because there is no room at the earthquake damaged Port-au-Prince airport for more planes and no fuel to spare for departing aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration ordered the “ground stop” on flights...
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Haiti earthquake: ’100,000-500,000 may be dead’ 70% of structures collapsed in affected areas

January 13, 2010
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Haiti earthquake: ’100,000-500,000 may be dead’ 70% of structures collapsed in affected areas

By Channel 4 News Confusion reigns in the impoverished Carribean island state of Haiti as the true scale of the earthquake remains unknown but appears to be of epic proportion. It is the most powerful quake to hit the region in 200 years and scythed through the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. Its epicentre was just ten miles...
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Iran condoles Haitians over the tragic earthquake

January 13, 2010
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Iran condoles Haitians over the tragic earthquake

Tehran- Iran issued a statement expressing deep regret over a catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti on Tuesday The Iranian people and government express their commiseration to the Haitian government and people over the loss of their loved ones and properties, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said. The strongest earthquake in more than 200 years rocked...
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Much of Haiti’s capital destroyed by earthquake-tremors still happening

January 13, 2010
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Much of Haiti’s capital destroyed by earthquake-tremors still happening

By Jonathan M. Katz The Associated Press Posted: 01/13/2010 01:00:00 AM MST The presidential palace in Port-au- Prince was reduced to ruins in the earthquake. (Lisandro Suero, AFP/Getty Images) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The capital largely has been destroyed in the most powerful earthquake to hit the country in about 240 years. Associated Press journalists described...
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Haiti: Earthquake Situation Report #1 Fresh quakes in the early hours of the 13th

January 13, 2010
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Haiti: Earthquake Situation Report #1 Fresh quakes in the early hours of the 13th

This report was issued by the Office of the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs in New York. The next report will be issued on or around 13 January 2010. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES - A powerful earthquake of 7.0 magnitude (USGS) on the Richter Scale affected Haiti on 12 January, at 16.53hrs local time (GMT 21.53hrs)....
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