Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

United Nations Brings Cholera to Haiti

November 6, 2010
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United Nations Brings Cholera to Haiti

WRITTEN BY BRUCE WALKER-The United Nations, touted by progressives for 60 years as the last best hope of mankind, has done almost no good anywhere at any time. Since the inception of the world body — comprised of a hodge-podge of thuggish dictatorships, self-righteous and anti-American European democracies, communist regimes, and nations which hate...
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Insult to injury: Cholera has Haiti reeling, and Bill Clinton & Anderson Cooper haven’t done enough

November 5, 2010
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Insult to injury: Cholera has Haiti reeling, and Bill Clinton &  Anderson Cooper haven’t done enough

By Ansel Herz New York Daily News, November 1st 2010 Breaking: North American news outlets “excited” by Haiti cholera outbreak. They say for them, “without a crisis, Haiti doesn’t exist.” It’s a bitterly sarcastic but, unfortunately, entirely true statement, made via Twitter this week by Vanderbilt University historian Peter James Hudson. CNN doubled its...
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The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund is Lying to You

November 5, 2010
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The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund is Lying to You

By Ansel Herz Within hours of my op-ed being published in the New York Daily News today, the $50 million Clinton Bush Haiti Fund posted an update on its Facebook page called “Cholera Concern,” which includes this sentence: “While other organizations in Haiti are using their resources to deliver immediate humanitarian aid, we are...
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Haiti’s tent cities to bear worst of potential hurricane Tomas

November 4, 2010
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Haiti’s tent cities to bear worst of potential hurricane Tomas

Some 1.3 million Haitians in the capital’s tent cities have nowhere to go as potential hurricane Tomas approaches, even as 120,000 homes sit vacant and easily repairable. By Stephen Kurczy, Staff writer CSM / November 4, 2010 As tropical storm Tomas speeds toward Haiti, threatening to turn into a hurricane before it passes just west...
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Haiti: Hurricane Tomas Preparations• Cholera Situation Report #13, 3 November 2010

November 4, 2010
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Haiti: Hurricane Tomas Preparations• Cholera Situation Report #13, 3 November 2010

full_report PDF file HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Emergency supplies and equipment are urgently needed in preparation for Tropical Storm Tomas. WASH, shelter, logistics and communication clusters have identified requirements in terms of equipment and supplies that are immediately needed to augment response capacity. Advocacy efforts will continue tomorrow to increase awareness amongst international partners and the...
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Experts: Did UN troops infect Haiti?

November 3, 2010
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Experts: Did UN troops infect Haiti?

By JONATHAN M. KATZ The Associated Press Wednesday, November 3, 2010; 5:40 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Researchers should determine whether United Nations peacekeepers were the source of a deadly outbreak of cholera in Haiti, two public health experts, including a U.N. official, said Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that...
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Haiti wants major camp evacuated ahead of storm

November 2, 2010
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Haiti wants major camp evacuated ahead of storm

Johnathan Katz: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — It was the jewel of Haiti’s post-earthquake recovery: an organized relocation camp with thousands of tents billed as hurricane-resistant, lined up in neat rows on graded mountain soil. Now, staring down an expected hit later this week from a hurricane, officials say Corail-Cesselesse is not safe. On Tuesday, the government...
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USS Iwo Jima en route to Haiti

November 2, 2010
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USS Iwo Jima en route to Haiti

U.S. Southern Command directed USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) to steam toward Haiti today in preparation for the forecasted arrival of tropical storm Tomas, which could become a Category 1 hurricane on the night of Wednesday to Thursday. Large Wasp-class ships, such as Iwo Jima (LHD 7), resemble small aircraft carriers with the ability...
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Haiti beats Guatemala in WWCQ Matches

November 2, 2010
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Haiti beats Guatemala in WWCQ Matches

CONCACAF.com Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football November 1, 2010 CANCUN, Mexico – Adeline Saintilmond scored her first goal of the tournament and Haiti defeated Guatemala 1-0 on Monday in the final game for both at CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying. Saintilmond, who led Haiti with three goals in five games...
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