Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

As World Looks Elsewhere, Haiti’s Disaster Just Beginning – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 8, 2016
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As World Looks Elsewhere, Haiti’s Disaster Just Beginning – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Downtown Port-Salut, October 30, 2016. Photo: Mark Schuller. I returned from my shortest trip to Haiti last week, back to DeKalb, Illinois, an agribusiness hub, hosting Nestle and Monsanto processing plants. Most cornfields have been harvested. The Cubs won the world series for the first time in 108 years. Another of Illinois’ home grown, Hillary...
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LAURENT LAMOTHE SPONSORS FUND RAISING DINNER FOR HAITI VIA HIS FOUNDATION

November 6, 2016
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LAURENT LAMOTHE SPONSORS FUND RAISING DINNER FOR HAITI VIA HIS FOUNDATION

Nov 6, 2016 December 16 will see ex-Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe as a sponsor of HELPING HAITI – a charity gala dinner focused of generating funds, for Haiti, while generatiNG world awareness of our Nation’s potential, and its needs. Representatives of the Royal Family are expected to be in attendance, along with political, business...
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l’inondation dans le Nord : Une idée provisoire de la situation des dégâts enregistrés moins de 24h de pluie dans le Nord et Nord-est d’Haïti

November 6, 2016
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l’inondation dans le Nord  : Une idée provisoire de la situation des dégâts enregistrés moins de 24h de pluie dans le Nord et Nord-est d’Haïti

La ville du Cap-Haïtien est en deuil :  déjà 4 morts dont un adulte et 3 adolescents Ces drames ont eu lieu à  Bande du Nord et Haut Charrier, respectivement, la mort d’un adulte et 3 adolescents dont les identités n’ont pas encore révélé. Dans la soirée du samedi 5 novembre 2016 suite au...
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Seahawks Host Online Auction To Support Defensive End Cliff Avril’s Efforts in Haiti

November 6, 2016
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Seahawks Host Online Auction To Support Defensive End Cliff Avril’s Efforts in Haiti

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 11:30 AM PDT By Seahawks Communications @seahawks RENTON, Wash.- The Seattle Seahawks announced today an online charity auction will offer one-of-a-kind Seahawks memorabilia with 100% of proceeds from these items allocated to Cliff Avril Family Foundation to raise funds for those devastated by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.  The charity auction...
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Rebuilding after ‘apocalyptic’ hurricane a hit to Haiti’s struggling tourism market

November 6, 2016
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Rebuilding after ‘apocalyptic’ hurricane a hit to Haiti’s struggling tourism market

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-SALUT, Haiti The almond trees have been stripped bare, and the tropical palms and royal poincianas that once brought life to the now eroded seaside oasis are all but gone. The only thing familiar about the long stretch of Pointe-Sable beach in Haiti is its water, which is once more...
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UN human rights adviser compares Haiti cholera scandal to Watergate

November 5, 2016
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UN human rights adviser compares Haiti cholera scandal to Watergate

The still ongoing cholera epidemic in Haiti, the first to hit the country in more than 100 years, began in 2010, shortly after a vast earthquake devastated the country killing tens of thousands and leaving infrastructure in ruins. It is widely believed that the disease was brought to the country by a team of...
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Here’s Why We Can’t Ignore What’s Happening in Haiti Right Now

November 5, 2016
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Here’s Why We Can’t Ignore What’s Happening in Haiti Right Now

Hurricane Mathew slammed into Haiti last month killing hundreds of people. Some media outlets reported the death toll at more than 1,000. However, a month later, the storm’s damage has turned an ongoing humanitarian issue into an urgent crisis. More than 800,000 people are in “need of immediate food assistance,” and 112,000 children are...
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Reporters aren’t supposed to give things to the people they interview. But in Haiti, I did.

November 5, 2016
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Reporters aren’t supposed to give things to the people they interview. But in Haiti, I did.

Washington Post.com By Nick Miroff November 4 at 2:19 PM People walk past destroyed buildings in the town of Beaumont. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post) BEAUMONT, Haiti — The boy was probably 5 or 6 years old, walking along the road through the mountains by himself. It was unpaved and rocky, so we had...
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L’argent de campagne sera utilisé pour acheter des semences pour les victimes du grand Sud

November 4, 2016
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L’argent de campagne sera utilisé pour acheter des semences pour les victimes du grand Sud

L’argent de campagne du candidat à la présidence du PHTK sera utilisé pour acheter 25 tonnes (60 milles livres) de semences de pois noir, maïs, giraumont et 100 milles plans de bananes pour venir en aide au secteur agricole des départements dévastés par l’ouragan Matthew, a confié Jovenel Moise. Critiqué concernant son effigie sur...
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Bell and Milestone support Airlink relief efforts in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew

November 4, 2016
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Bell and Milestone support Airlink relief efforts in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew

Helicopters are once again proving their worth in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and three firms – Bell Helicopter, Airlink and GE – have combined efforts to match helicopter capability with the essential need to transport aid workers and supplies to regions in Haiti inaccessible by any other means. Shortly after the disaster hit...
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Hurricane survivors’ lives in limbo as Haiti tries again to hold vote

November 4, 2016
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Hurricane survivors’ lives in limbo as Haiti tries again to hold vote

A boy looks inside a classroom in an area affected by Hurricane Matthew in Jeremie, Haiti, November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares By Makini Brice | JEREMIE, Haiti Haiti launched its ill-fated presidential campaign for the fifth time in a year on Thursday, but people in the hurricane-destroyed southwestern town of Jeremie have more...
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Haiti: Price bulletin, October 2016

November 2, 2016
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Haiti: Price bulletin, October 2016

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends...
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A Trek to the Heart of Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

November 2, 2016
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A Trek to the Heart of Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

Photo The small clinic in Rendel, Haiti, is overflowing with Cholera patients, and more keep coming. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York Times The locals said it would take two to three hours on foot to reach Rendel, a remote town in Haiti’s southern peninsula suffering from a biblical outbreak of cholera. For...
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How a cash-strapped UN is struggling to solve the cholera epidemic in Haiti

November 1, 2016
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How a cash-strapped UN is struggling to solve the cholera epidemic in Haiti

Haiti has been grappling with a devastating cholera epidemic for six years. The outbreak began in 2010, nine months after the small Caribbean island of 10 million was hit by an earthquake that leveled much of the capital, Port-au-Prince, and killed as many as 300,000 people. The outbreak began in 2010 The unfortunate timing,...
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Haiti’s Ministry of Health takes action to control cholera in areas affected by Hurricane Matthew

October 31, 2016
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Haiti’s Ministry of Health takes action to control cholera in areas affected by Hurricane Matthew

The Haitian Ministry of Health (MSPP) is setting up  a vaccination campaign against cholera in areas ravaged by Hurricane Matthew, with support from the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO). The decision of WHO and other member of the Global Task Force for Cholera Control to approve the request...
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Haiti counting $2bn toll from Hurricane Matthew

October 30, 2016
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Haiti counting $2bn toll from Hurricane Matthew

Around 546 people died in Hurricane Matthew Haitian authorities have said the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew’s devastating passage over the island nation earlier this month caused nearly $2 billion in damages. Studies by the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank put the estimated cost of damage and economic losses at 124 billion...
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Just Weeks After Matthew, Global Community Has Forgotten Haiti

October 30, 2016
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Just Weeks After Matthew, Global Community Has Forgotten Haiti

United Nations criticized for raising paltry amount of promised aid package to compensate cholera victims by Nadia Prupis, staff writer In the three weeks that have passed since Hurricane Matthew devastated the Caribbean nation, survivors have faced a lack of shelter and access to clean water and health services. (Photo: E.U. Delegation to Haiti/flickr/cc)...
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Haiti funding needs nearly triple following Hurricane Matthew – UNICEF

October 28, 2016
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Haiti funding needs nearly triple following Hurricane Matthew – UNICEF

© UNICEF/UN035877/LeMoyne Children at the Église Chrétienne Nan Lindy Church where 300 people have sought temporary shelter after Hurricane Matthew. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 26 October 2016 – Three weeks since Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, UNICEF said it would need an additional $22.5 million to meet the increasing needs of children in the country,...
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Haiti faces cholera spike amid woeful international response to Hurricane Matthew aftermath, UN warns

October 28, 2016
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Haiti faces cholera spike amid woeful international response to Hurricane Matthew aftermath, UN warns

A patient with cholera symptoms arrives in a hospital to receive medical attention in Haiti last week Getty The world is falling grievously short in its response to the “absolutely grotesque” devastation inflicted on southwestern Haiti by Hurricane Matthew which in turn is threatening to unleash a new wave of cholera cases in the...
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Haiti cholera scandal: US bolsters UN wall of denial, legal investigator says

October 28, 2016
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Haiti cholera scandal: US bolsters UN wall of denial, legal investigator says

By George Russell Published October 26, 2016 FoxNews.com Argentinian peacekeepers with the United Nations Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) administer medical aid to residents of Les Cayes affected by Hurricane Matthew.  (UN Photo/Logan Abassi ) The United Nations’ wall of denial about its responsibility for causing Haiti’s 6-year-old cholera epidemic is stronger than ever —...
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