Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Dominican Republic resumes deportation of migrants deemed illegal

August 16, 2015
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Dominican Republic resumes deportation of migrants deemed illegal

Reuters/Reuters – People wait to talk to an enumerator with The International Organization for Migration (IOM) at a camp for returned Haitians and Haitian-Dominicans, near the border between the Dominican Republic By Jorge Pineda SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – The Dominican Republic deported five people of Haitian descent on Saturday under a controversial migration policy...
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Multiple Scandals in Haiti Expose Weakness of Current Development Model – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 14, 2015
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Multiple Scandals in Haiti Expose Weakness of Current Development Model – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

TRNN’s Jessica Desvarieux explores the root cause of the scandals involving USAID and the American Red Cross, and looks at whether there is a way to get donations directly to local communities with accountability. –   August 14, 2015 JESSICA DESVARIEUX, PRODUCER, TRNN: When the earthquake in Haiti hit more than five years ago,...
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UN must step up, apologize, and help drive cholera from Haiti

August 13, 2015
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UN must step up, apologize, and help drive cholera from Haiti

Between March and June of 2012, an oral cholera vaccine was distributed in the Artibonite Valley region of Haiti. By The Editorial Board August 12, 2015 When an earthquake ravaged Haiti in 2010, rescue workers from all over the world responded with medicine, food, and supplies for rebuilding. Unfortunately, a crew of United Nations...
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Migrants returning to Haiti from Dominican Republic struggle to find a place back home

August 11, 2015
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Migrants returning to Haiti from Dominican Republic struggle to find a place back home

Published August 12, 2015 Fox News Latino The growing encampments on the Haitian side of the border, which lack water, electricity or other services, are starting to resemble the squalid settlements that emerged following the devastating January 2010 earthquake, though they remain far smaller. ANSE-A-PITRES, Haiti (AP) –  Thousands of Haitians and people of...
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Has the international community failed Haiti?

August 6, 2015
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Has the international community failed Haiti?

Owen Bennett-Jones. BBC Since its shattering earthquake five years ago Haiti has received billions of dollars of foreign aid. But for all the international largesse the country remains impoverished and ill-governed and many believe this weekend’s delayed elections – like so many other election days in Haiti – will be marred by politically-motivated violence....
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Five years after the American Red Cross efforts to rebuild Haiti

August 6, 2015
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Five years after the American Red Cross efforts to rebuild Haiti

Tech.MIT.edu By Claire Lazar OPINION EDITOR August 6, 2015 Summer investigation raises doubts about post-earthquake relief Following the January 2010 earthquake that killed over 200,000 Haitians and left more than a million homeless, donations flooded in from governments, financial institutions, and individuals around the world. U.S. households donated a total of more than $1.4...
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Half of Clintons’ charitable giving in 2014 went to their own foundation

August 5, 2015
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Half of Clintons’ charitable giving in 2014 went to their own foundation

By Alana Goodman Half of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s charitable giving last year went to the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, according to a review of the latest financial disclosures from their private foundation. The Clintons earned more than $28 million in 2014 and claimed around $3 million in income as charitable tax...
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Site cleaning begins at Haiti’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

July 29, 2015
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Site cleaning begins at Haiti’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

More than five and a half  years after a catastrophic earthquake destroyed Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, on July 20 workers began cleaning the site, sectioning off the work area, removing bricks, terracotta tiles, sections of the cathedral’s walls and other remnants that eventually will be incorporated into the construction of...
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Project seeks to build Lego-style homes from rubble in Haiti

July 28, 2015
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Project seeks to build Lego-style homes from rubble in Haiti

Holland-based The Mobile Factory aims to turn debris from 2010 earthquake into Lego-style blocks for sustainable housing near Port-au-Prince The Star.com Themobilefactory.org Haitian families will be able to build their own homes in a pilot project, expected to be launched this year, that uses stackable bricks made from rubble as building blocks. By: Jillian...
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Girls and women key to Haiti’s future

July 28, 2015
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Girls and women key to Haiti’s future

BY DONNA SHALALA clintonfoundation.org As the former President of the University of Miami, I was proud to help strengthen UM’s decades-long relationship with our neighbors in Haiti. Both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake, UM faculty, staff, and students worked, often with Project Medishare and alongside Haitian partners, to build the kinds of...
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