Earthquake/CHOLERA

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Haiti: Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 21 (11 November 2016)

November 13, 2016
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Haiti: Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 21 (11 November 2016)

Report from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Published on 11 Nov 2016 — View Original Download PDF (228.03 KB) This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Hurricane Matthew Emergency Response Team and covers the period from 9 to 11 November 2016. The...
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Haiti faces a ‘major food crisis’, its interim president says

November 13, 2016
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Haiti faces a ‘major food crisis’, its interim president says

11 November 2016 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Privert (in stripy shirt) toured some of the areas worst hit by Hurricane Matthew The international community is falling short in its commitment to Haiti’s recovery, the country’s interim President Jocelerme Privert says. Jocelerme Privert told the BBC that devastating losses from last month’s Hurricane...
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Why Hillary Clinton couldn’t rally the black vote- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 13, 2016
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Why Hillary Clinton couldn’t rally the black vote- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Why Hillary Clinton couldn’t rally the black vote Jack Brewer, CEO of the Brewer Group, former NFL safety Friday, 11 Nov 2016 | 10:19 AM ET Jack Brewer, The Brewer Group Let me begin by saying this, I am a 37-year old African-American man raised in Texas. As a kid, I had to actually...
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50,000 Haitians to be treated thanks to Canada’s healthcare industry

November 10, 2016
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50,000 Haitians to be treated thanks to Canada’s healthcare industry

by Christina Parsons Senior executives and representatives of Canada’s healthcare and pharmaceutical industry came to HPIC’s distribution centre yesterday to see 16 skids of medicines and supplies all packed and ready for airlift to Haiti. The Canadian fair market value of this relief, donated by 18 companies, is $1.3 million. “We estimate that 50,000...
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Haiti Opens a Drive to Vaccinate 820,000 as Cholera Flares

November 10, 2016
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Haiti Opens a Drive to Vaccinate 820,000 as Cholera Flares

By REUTERS NOV. 9, 2016 LES CAYES, Haiti — Haiti has begun a large-scale vaccination campaign to battle a cholera flare-up after Hurricane Matthew, but concerns remain about the country’s capacity for longer-term improvements to both water and sanitation infrastructure that are needed to help eradicate the disease. The vaccination campaign, which began this...
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Incredible Rescue Team Helps Over 1,000 Animals Injured in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

November 8, 2016
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Incredible Rescue Team Helps Over 1,000 Animals Injured in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

In early October, Hurricane Mathew hit Haiti, leaving the country and its inhabitants in a state of despair. Often in times of natural disaster, people get the bulk of our attention and sympathy while animals get forgotten. One organization, however, shows us that animals and people are not disconnected when it comes to tragedies...
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Rewind: Haiti in a Time of Cholera

November 8, 2016
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Rewind: Haiti in a Time of Cholera

Ten years ago, in November 2006, Al Jazeera English was launched. To mark that anniversary, we’ve created REWIND, which updates some of the channel’s most memorable and award-winning documentaries of the past decade. We find out what happened to some of the characters in those films and ask how the stories have developed in...
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Cholera : D-1 before the beginning of the mass vaccination campaign

November 8, 2016
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Cholera : D-1 before the beginning of the mass vaccination campaign

Ahead of a large-scale cholera vaccination campaign to begin in Haiti Tuesday, November 8, some 350 Red Cross volunteers were trained and ready to participate. In teams of two, they’ll visit 16 areas devastated by Hurricane Matthew to spread the word about the campaign, encourage vaccinations and share information about cholera and how to...
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Heavy rain, floods kill 10 in Haiti

November 8, 2016
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Heavy rain, floods kill 10 in Haiti

Haiti’s Civil Protection agency on Monday said at least 10 people have died due to flooding in Haiti after nearly a foot of rain fell on Saturday and Sunday. Photo courtesy of Haiti Civil Protection By Andrew V. Pestano PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Nov. 7 (UPI) — Heavy rain in Haiti generated flooding that has killed...
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Relief Efforts Fall Short in Meeting Haiti’s Urgent Needs

November 8, 2016
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Relief Efforts Fall Short in Meeting Haiti’s Urgent Needs

161010-M-NX410-020 / U.S. Department of Defense Current Photos November 3, 2016; Washington Post The day after writing, “A month after Hurricane Matthew, 800,000 Haitians urgently need food,” Nick Miroff, a Washington Post correspondent for Latin America, came back with an update: “Reporters aren’t supposed to give things to the people they interview. But in...
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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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