Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Celebs show philanthropic side at Haiti benefit

January 12, 2014
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Celebs show philanthropic side at Haiti benefit

Michael Douglas arrives at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Invision / Photo by Colin Young-Wolff By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — While many stars are awash in the gifts and parties...
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Haiti to plant millions of trees to boost forests and help tackle poverty

January 11, 2014
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Haiti to plant millions of trees to boost forests and help tackle poverty

The Guardian.com Government-backed campaign aims to double Caribbean country’s forest cover by 2016 Haiti was once covered in verdant forests but land clearance for colonial plantations was followed by tree felling for cooking fuel. Photograph: Olivier Coret/Corbis Haiti aims to plant 50m trees a year in a pioneering reforestation campaign to address one of...
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Seize équipes pour disputer la nouvelle saison

January 11, 2014
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Seize équipes pour disputer la nouvelle saison

En présence de Gary Nicolas (vice-président), Monique André, Pierre André Myrville, Gabriel Rigaud Junior, Varieno Saint-Fleur (membres), Carlo Marcelin, (secrétaire général) de la FHF et Wilner Étienne (directeur technique national), le président de la FHF, Yves Jean-Bart, annonce que le championnat national se jouera avec seize équipes. La nouvelle saison est prévue pour le...
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Canada’s Aid to Haiti Supports Its Own Economic Interest Not Haiti’s Development – Report

January 11, 2014
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Canada’s Aid to Haiti Supports Its Own Economic Interest Not Haiti’s Development – Report

An alliance of Quebec human rights groups raised an alarm Thursday as it released a study that questions the efficacy and ethics of Canada’s efforts to help Haiti rebuild four years after that country’s devastating earthquake. The study, commissioned by Concertation pour Haiti, an alliance of Quebec groups that works to promote human rights...
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Haiti Doesn’t Build Stronger After Quake, Gaps Remain

January 11, 2014
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Haiti Doesn’t Build  Stronger After Quake, Gaps Remain

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti January 11, 2014 (AP) By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press On a steep hillside on the edge of Haiti’s capital, Pacha Jeudy slaps soupy cement onto jagged cinderblocks and stacks them into a wobbly wall. The home looks likely to collapse in a big earthquake, just as his neighbors’ houses did in the...
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Questions About the Haitian Reconstruction’s Housing Projects

January 11, 2014
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Questions About the Haitian Reconstruction’s Housing Projects

Thursday, 09 January 2014 11:14 By Ayiti Kale Je , Haiti Grassroots Watch | News Analysis Port-au-Prince - Four years after the January 12 2010 earthquake, questions haunt the four main post-disaster housing projects built by the governments of René Préval and Michel Martelly. Who lives in them? Who runs them? Can the residents...
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Haiti’s prime minister meets with press to outline achievements 4 years after big earthquake

January 11, 2014
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Haiti’s prime minister meets with press to outline achievements 4 years after big earthquake

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The Haitian government delivered a progress report Friday on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the earthquake that wracked the deeply poor Caribbean nation. With senior officials at his side, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe led a presentation to journalists that outlined accomplishments in such areas as housing, education, tourism and...
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Haiti PM Highlights Headway 4 Years After Quake

January 11, 2014
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Haiti PM Highlights Headway 4 Years After Quake

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press Haiti’s prime minister said Friday that his government has made headway in rebuilding the country following a devastating earthquake four years ago, citing a drop in the number of people living in settlements camps and the construction of thousands of new houses. With senior officials at his side, Prime...
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Make 2014 a Year of Recommitment to Haiti

January 11, 2014
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Make 2014 a Year of Recommitment to Haiti

A few years back, I was in Haiti on assignment and had the honor of spending Easter morning with a Haitian colleague, the Reverend Herode Guillomettre, high up in the hills overlooking the capital of Port-au-Prince. Guillomettre heads the Christian Center for Integrated Development, known in Creole as SKDE, one of Church World Service‘s...
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In Haiti, the ‘big truck’ is still going by

January 11, 2014
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In Haiti, the ‘big truck’ is still going by

BY JAMES ENGLISH james.english@tcu.edu This month marks the fourth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti and the one-year anniversary of the most important written work to emerge from the rubble thus far — Jonathan Katz’s The Big Truck That Went By. Katz, a veteran journalist who lived in Haiti before, during and after the...
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