Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti better off 5 years after quake, though still troubled

January 11, 2015
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Haiti better off 5 years after quake, though still troubled

Children pump water from a well at their new community in the arid hills north of the Capital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 9, 2014. On the sunbaked hillsides Haitians are taking care of things on their own even as the government is requesting U.S. help in planning the growing towns. Though impoverished, Haitian...
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Voodoo priests, doctors on frontline of Haiti’s mental healthcare

January 9, 2015
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Voodoo priests, doctors on frontline of Haiti’s mental healthcare

By Anastasia Moloney PORT-AU-PRINCE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Five years after a massive earthquake rocked Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and reducing homes to rubble, few survivors would say they were traumatised or suffering depression as a result of the disaster. Haitians do not tend to use the word ‘depression’ to describe symptoms...
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Haiti political crisis stalls homebuilding for quake survivors

January 8, 2015
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Haiti political crisis stalls homebuilding for quake survivors

A Haitian man pauses while collecting bricks from a building destroyed by the January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 7, 2011. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz By Anastasia Moloney PORT-AU-PRINCE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Five years after an earthquake flattened much of Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince and destroyed Guiyolette Fenfen’s home, the 29-year-old is still living in a...
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New Home, New Life

January 8, 2015
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New Home, New Life

It had been a week since Nicole started preparing all the details. Labelled boxes separating her family’s belongings were piled in every corner of the house. But the large cardboard ones were special, for they contained each and every child’s toys. Soon they would finally move to the brand new buildings of SOS Children’s...
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Microsoft still believes in feature phones, launches $29 Nokia 215

January 5, 2015
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Microsoft still believes in feature phones, launches $29 Nokia 215

The Nokia 215 lacks a 3G connection, but has Twitter and Facebook integration. Credit: Microsoft The 2G phone can remain on standby for 29 days between charges and has Twitter and Facebook integration By Mikael Ricknäs IDG News Service | Jan 5, 2015 4:52 AM PT Launching a feature phone at the beginning of...
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Shipping container home readying for Detroit debut

January 4, 2015
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Shipping container home readying for Detroit debut

By JEFF KAROUB Associated Press DETROIT (AP) – An unusual home taking shape inside General Motors’ sprawling Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is intended to be part of a movement to rebuild the city’s economy and deteriorating, disappearing housing stock. Skilled-trades workers, taking breaks from their tasks at the factory that produces the electric Chevrolet Volt...
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Still shaken by quake, Haiti now faces a political crisis

January 4, 2015
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Still shaken by quake, Haiti now faces a political crisis

Article by: JACQUELINE CHARLES , Miami Herald Hungry Haitians are frustrated with the lack of presidential leadership. Still shaken by quake, Haiti now faces a political crisis Article by: JACQUELINE CHARLES , Miami Herald Updated: January 2, 2015 – 7:33 PM Hungry Haitians are frustrated with the lack of presidential leadership. Anti-government protesters called...
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Santé : pas d’Ebola à Petite Rivière de l’Artibonite

January 3, 2015
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Santé : pas d’Ebola à Petite Rivière de l’Artibonite

La Vice Délégation de Dessalines dément les informations faisant croire que l’épidémie d’Ebola* aurait déjà touché la Petite Rivière de l’Artibonite. En effet, dans les réseaux sociaux, des rumeurs font état d’une jeune femme de 16 ans qui serait atteinte de cette fièvre et transportée dans un centre hospitalier de cette commune de l’Artibonite....
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Scrooges of the World, Begone!

January 2, 2015
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Scrooges of the World, Begone!

AP Photo/Jean Marc Herve Abelard Relatives walk to a hilltop, where they will place a cross, in remembrance of those family members who died in the 2010 earthquake, prior to a memorial service in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 12. Haitians paused to remember the tens of thousands of people who died in...
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