Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Humanitarian aid delivered to Haiti through Denton Program

April 27, 2016
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Humanitarian aid delivered to Haiti through Denton Program

By Senior Airman Tom Brading, 315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs / Published April 25, 2016 C-17 Globemaster IIIs were filled with 32 combined pallets as they delivered more than 170,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti. Since 1998, the Denton Program has overseen more than 5 million pounds of humanitarian supplies sent to more...
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A country where toilets are a sign of hope

April 16, 2016
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A country where toilets are a sign of hope

16 April 2016 From the section Magazine War, corruption and poverty have dogged the Democratic Republic of Congo, and it is widely believed that incumbent president will cancel this year’s presidential elections. But despite the instability this could bring, Mary-Ann Ochota met a community who remain surprisingly upbeat. Bawili Amisi is a slim woman,...
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The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map

April 16, 2016
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The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map

What caused Haiti’s cholera epidemic? The CDC museum knows but won’t say. By Jonathan M. Katz Last Friday, a friend doing research at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta sent me a photo of a display at the CDC’s in-house museum. She thought I’d be interested because it had to...
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

April 14, 2016
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

by Mark Schuller Tonight, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be debating issues in Brooklyn, five days before the New York primary, the biggest single contest to date. Brooklyn – and New York – are home to a large, diverse, and active Haitian community. In other states, such as Florida, Senator Sanders was...
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 14, 2016
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

News about Zika keeps getting worse. First is growing evidence that Zika causes of the serious birth defect microcephaly (abnormally small brain and skull) and severe mental retardation. The CDC just announced their analysis that concludes Zika is the cause of many recent microcephaly cases, with CDC Director Dr. Thomas R. Frieden declaring, “There is...
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

April 14, 2016
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

By PAM BELLUCK and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.APRIL 13, 2016 A therapist teaching a mother in Recife, Brazil, last month how to massage her baby, who has microcephaly. Credit Paulo Whitaker/ReutersOfficials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that there was now enough evidence to definitively say that the Zika...
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

April 13, 2016
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

A Parliamentary Mission composed of five French Deputies of Group “France-Haiti Friendship” of the National Assembly, is visiting Haiti from 8 to 15 April 2016. Led by the President of the Group Mathieu Hanotin (Deputy of Seine-Saint-Denis), the delegation includes: Daniel Gibbs (Deputy of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin), Yves Nicolin (Deputy of the Loire), Benoît...
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WFP plans to launch an emergency operation in Haiti

April 11, 2016
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WFP plans to launch an emergency operation in Haiti

Haiti Libre: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) committed today to both assisting 1.6 million people hit by droughts exacerbated by El Niño in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti and building resilience against future climatic shocks. Speaking at the end of visits to El Salvador and Guatemala to see the compounded impact...
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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

April 11, 2016
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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

An edes aegypti mosquito is seen inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at a control and prevention center in Guadalupe, neighbouring Monterrey, Mexico, in this March 8, 2016 file photo. Reuters/Daniel Becerril/Files Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new...
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Has Haiti’s cholera epidemic become a permanent problem?

April 11, 2016
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Has Haiti’s cholera epidemic become a permanent problem?

April 11, 2016 by Alex Weppelmann, University Of Florida, The Conversation Patients and companions at the Cholera Treatment Center in Haiti, April 2015. Credit: Andres Martinez CasaresOn January 12, 2010 a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing thousands of people and displacing millions more. Ten months later the country was stricken with an outbreak...
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