Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Tsunami Warning Exercise

March 18, 2016
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Tsunami Warning Exercise

Haiti Libre: This Thursday, March 17, Haiti participates in the regional tsunami warning exercise “Caribe Wave 16″, alongside thirty countries and territories in the Caribbean. During this exercise, the actors in the region responsible for Emergency Management will test the early warning system for tsunamis and other coastal hazards set up in 2005 under...
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Volunteering for Infection in Hunt for Dengue, Zika Vaccines

March 17, 2016
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Volunteering for Infection in Hunt for Dengue, Zika Vaccines

By lauran neergaard, ap medical writer Forget mosquito bites. Volunteers let researchers inject them with the dengue virus in the name of science — and an experimental vaccine protected them. Next up, scientists plan to use this same strategy against dengue’s cousin, the Zika virus. It’s called a human challenge, a little-known but increasing...
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Haitians Lawsuit Against United Nations Over Cholera Continues

March 15, 2016
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Haitians Lawsuit Against United Nations Over Cholera Continues

The Source.com When cholera first appeared in Haiti, it caused massive panic throughout the country. It was reported well over 100,000 people were infected and close to 10,000 people were killed by the disease. Travel advisories were issued to tourists and foreigners with plans going to Haiti. News organizations headed towards the country to...
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Haiti records nearly 100 cholera deaths in first two months of 2016

March 15, 2016
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Haiti records nearly 100 cholera deaths in first two months of 2016

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti says it has recorded 96 people have died from cholera during the first two months of this year. The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) said there were also 7, 782 cases of the disease during the period January 1 to February 27. But it said...
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Haiti – Cholera : Downward trend but… – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 14, 2016
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Haiti – Cholera : Downward trend but… – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Official data published by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) indicate a gradual reduction in the number of cases. Indeed, from 1 January to 27 February, 7,782 cases and 96 deaths (65 institutional and 31 in community) have been reported, but the trend observed since January 1 to February 27...
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How Global Earthquake Relief Left Haiti In Worse Shape Than Ever

March 9, 2016
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How Global Earthquake Relief Left Haiti In Worse Shape Than Ever

By Christine DiMattei On Jan. 12, 2010, former Associated Press reporter Jonathan Katz was the only full-time American correspondent in Haiti when the earthquake hit. The massive quake left hundreds of thousands of people dead and more than a million homeless. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, foreign aid was pledged from all corners of...
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Haiti earthquake: $13.5 billion in donations, but is any of it working?

March 9, 2016
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Haiti earthquake: $13.5 billion in donations, but is any of it working?

Seedlings at a farm in the community of Moulin in the 7th Municipality Section of Gros Morne in Haiti. (World Neighbors) Ann M. SimmonsContact Reporter The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 killed more than 200,000 people, caused widespread devastation and posed even bigger challenges to the already poverty-stricken Caribbean nation....
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Review: ‘Peacekeeping’ Transcends Pre-Quake Haiti Setting

March 9, 2016
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Review: ‘Peacekeeping’ Transcends Pre-Quake Haiti Setting

By jennifer kay, associated press “Peacekeeping” (Sarah Crichton Books/FSG), by Mischa Berlinski While plenty has been written, fiction and nonfiction, about Haiti’s political disgraces, natural disasters, cultural enigmas and entrenched dysfunction, Mischa Berlinski’s new novel stands out for doing far more than dramatizing news headlines about the beleaguered Caribbean nation. On its surface, “Peacekeeping”...
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UN’s own experts chastise Ban Ki-moon over handling of Haiti cholera outbreak – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 6, 2016
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UN’s own experts chastise Ban Ki-moon over handling of Haiti cholera outbreak – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Human rights experts say secretary general’s refusal to allow victims any effective remedy for suffering has stripped thousands of their rights A worker pours water for a patient at Haiti’s first permanent cholera center in downtown Port-au-Prince. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Ed Pilkington in New York @edpilkington Thursday 3 March 2016 15.21 EST Last modified...
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Clinton Aide Demanded to Clear Travel Warnings, Human Rights Reports on Haiti

March 3, 2016
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Clinton Aide Demanded to Clear Travel Warnings, Human Rights Reports on Haiti

State Department releases interfered with fundraiser benefitting Haiti By Alana Goodman State Department officials agreed to give Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff the opportunity to clear travel warnings and human rights reports related to Haiti, after some of the releases hurt fundraising efforts for the 2010 earthquake recovery, according to emails released by the...
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