Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

April 26, 2014
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Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The University of Florida on Wednesday opened a state-of-the-art lab in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight tuberculosis. The 1,500 square-feet (139 square-meters) facility will bring graduate students from outside Haiti to train Haitian technicians, who will then go on to work at the national laboratory, said Dr....
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Germain in Haiti: The many orphans of Port-au-Prince

April 26, 2014
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Germain in Haiti: The many orphans of Port-au-Prince

(Note: CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external links.) Karen Whitten, an OR nurse with Team Broken Earth, embraces a young orphan in Port-au-Prince. (Anthony Germain/CBC) [Anthony Germain is on a week-long assignment covering Team Broken Earth, a group of Newfoundland and Labrador nurses and doctors, in Haiti. Each...
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China: Firm 3D prints 10 full-sized houses in a day

April 26, 2014
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China: Firm 3D prints 10 full-sized houses in a day

25 April 2014 Last updated at 07:27 ET By News from Elsewhere… …media reports from around the world, found by BBC Monitoring Other architects are experimenting with ways to bring 3D printing into the construction sector A company in China has used giant 3D printers to make 10 full-sized, detached single-storey houses in a...
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Les réponses d’urgence du gouvernement américain pour faire face à la sécheresse dans le nord-ouest d’Haïti -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 25, 2014
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Les réponses d’urgence du gouvernement américain pour faire face à la sécheresse dans le nord-ouest d’Haïti -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le gouvernement américain, à travers le bureau «Food For Peace» de l’Agence Américaine pour le Développement International (USAID), a alloué un montant de quatre (4) millions de dollars américains à la CARE pour supporter les efforts en vue de répondre à une crise alimentaire dans la commune de Jean Rabel, dans le département du...
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Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera

April 24, 2014
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Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera

NY Times Editorial Board: The problem of ending Haiti’s cholera epidemic does not stem from an absence of planning. There is a 10-year plan to eradicate cholera from Hispaniola, the island Haiti shares with the Dominican Republic, by 2022. Within the 10-year plan is a two-year plan to get the 10-year plan up and...
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Some Haitian quake displaced camps growing again

April 24, 2014
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Some Haitian quake displaced camps growing again

Trenton Daniel Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Many of the camps for Haitians displaced by the 2010 earthquake are growing again, even as the overall population of people displaced by the disaster continues to fall, according to a study released Monday. The International Organization for Migration, a Geneva-based humanitarian group backed by 155...
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Up-to-date data geocoding helps bring success to Haiti recovery

April 24, 2014
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Up-to-date data geocoding helps bring success to Haiti recovery

Dina Abdel-Fattah for AidData – WNN Breaking An aerial view of downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti shows the vast devastation that hit the region after the earthquake in January 12, 2010 . In 2014 financial and development aid for Haiti is still very needed. Today AidData is helping the Haitian Ministry of Planning, and partners like...
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Haiti’s current drought: An opportunity to build climate change resilience?

April 24, 2014
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Haiti’s current drought: An opportunity to build climate change resilience?

April 22, 2014 Posted by Guest Blogger The mayor of Grande-Saline in rural Artibonite, Haiti enlisted support from Oxfam in 2011 to address flood control. Through a cash-for-work program, two 132-member work teams helped clean out drainage channels that serve about 2,000 people in the area. Photo: Chris Hufstader / Oxfam America A new...
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WHEN THE CHIP ARE DOWN – UN PEACEKEEPERS ARE IMPOTENT OR UNWILLING TO KEEP PEACE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 23, 2014
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WHEN THE CHIP ARE DOWN – UN PEACEKEEPERS ARE IMPOTENT OR UNWILLING TO KEEP PEACE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s army, backing its neighbour South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said on Wednesday U.N. peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering hundreds of civilians there last week. Uganda sent troops into South Sudan shortly after fighting broke out between soldiers loyal to President Salva Kiir...
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Grievability and the Right to Fight in Haiti

April 23, 2014
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Grievability and the Right to Fight in Haiti

This story begins with the earthquake, but it is not about the earthquake. Marie Ginie was 14 when the earthquake destroyed her home. No one was inside that day, and each of her siblings and both of her parents were unharmed. Time passed and 15 months later Marie Ginie’s mother and father had rebuilt...
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