Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Local Boy Helps Build Haiti House

August 6, 2014
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Local Boy Helps Build Haiti House

Cohen’s drawing of the house he wants to build in Haiti. A local child has a dream of building a house. Cohen Heady, a seven-year-old who will be starting second grade at Eisenhower Elementary School this year, has been working on a project for nearly a year to build a house for a family...
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A Prescription for Haiti’s NGO-Related Problems: Heal Thyself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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A Prescription for Haiti’s NGO-Related Problems: Heal Thyself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Rick Cohen: July 28, 2014; Foreign Policy How quickly our sector drops issues! Remember the vigorous debate about the benefits and damage from the international assistance delivered to Haiti in the wake of the nation’s devastating January 2010 earthquake? Clare Lockhart, the founder and executive director of the Institute for State Effectiveness, and...
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Haiti looks to welcome back tourists-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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Haiti looks to welcome back tourists-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

An empty beach is seen on the Ile a Vache, an island in front of the city of Les Cayes, Haiti. Clement Sabourin/AFP/Getty Images Not too many people think of Haiti as a modern tourist destination. The Caribbean nation is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere — with a history of...
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The MSSP concerned about Ebola and yellow fever-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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The MSSP concerned about Ebola and yellow fever-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: A statement from the Ministry of Public Health, bearing the signature of Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, Minister of Health bring to the attention of the Haitian population that all arrangements are made, particularly at the level of its internal structures such as the National Laboratory of Public Health (LNSP), the Directorate of...
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A Japanese company interested in manufacturing TVs in Haiti

August 4, 2014
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A Japanese company interested in manufacturing TVs in Haiti

Haiti Libre: Following the echo that we made in our pages on July 26 http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11676-haiti-news-some-news-here-and-there.html , on the possible installation of a Japanese manufacturing plant of televisions in Haiti, we are able to specify, that as part of the transition to digital television scheduled June 17, 2015, a meeting was recently held in Miami...
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A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes

August 2, 2014
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A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes

NY Times Opinion By MICHEL DeGRAFF and MOLLY RUGGLES CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — IN a classroom in Port-au-Prince, Chantou, 9, sits silently at her desk. Nervously watching the teacher, she hopes to be invisible. Like most of her 60 classmates, she understands little of the French from the lecture. But if her memorized lesson is...
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A Helping of Raspberry Pi (and Other News)

July 30, 2014
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A Helping of Raspberry Pi (and Other News)

Image: Jared Smith / CC BY-SA The Raspberry Pi is a tiny, easy-to-use, and incredibly low-cost computer. Nonprofits, schools, and libraries are using them to teach (and learn!) computer programming, electronics, hardware skills, and more. See what the Raspberry Pi buzz is all about. Can’t keep up with all the latest tech news? We’ve...
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‘Milestone’ for child malaria vaccine

July 29, 2014
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‘Milestone’ for child malaria vaccine

By Smitha Mundasad Health reporter, BBC News Making malaria vaccine available for routine use will be a major milestone, researchers say Experts say the world’s first malaria vaccine could be approved for use in 2015. Reporting in PLOS Medicine, researchers found that for every 1,000 children who received the vaccine, an average of 800...
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Democracy Lab Why Haiti Needs a National Dialogue

July 28, 2014
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Democracy Lab Why Haiti Needs a National Dialogue

Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It’s time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country’s future. BY Clare Lockhart , Johanna Mendelson Forman JULY 28, 2014 Note: This article is an abridged version of a longer report, “Escaping the Crisis Trap: New...
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Haiti to vaccinate 200,000 against cholera

July 28, 2014
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Haiti to vaccinate 200,000 against cholera

Jamaica Observer: PORT-OF-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – Haiti is set to vaccinate 200,000 people against cholera starting in August, with support from the Pan American Health Organization(PAHO)/World Health Organization. The campaign will be carried out in three areas chosen by Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population because they are considered high-risk zones. “Vaccination is...
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