Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Cholera Quietly Still Kills Dozens a Month in Haiti

March 3, 2016
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Cholera Quietly Still Kills Dozens a Month in Haiti

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Mar 3, 2016 A dozen people reclined on cots inside the clinic in the Haitian capital, a few so sick they were receiving intravenous infusions to rehydrate their bodies and spare them an agonizing death. The worst off one recent morning was a thin and spectral...
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Court Hears Suit Against U.N. on Haiti Cholera Outbreak

March 2, 2016
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Court Hears Suit Against U.N. on Haiti Cholera Outbreak

By RICK GLADSTONE NY Times MARCH 1, 2016 A legal battle by the Haitian victims of a cholera epidemic against the United Nations reached its highest level in an American court on Tuesday, as lawyers for the plaintiffs were permitted to argue before a federal appeals panel why they believe the United Nations is...
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Flooding kills several and damages thousands of homes in Haiti

March 2, 2016
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Flooding kills several and damages thousands of homes in Haiti

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com At least one person is dead and four are missing in Haiti after rains triggered mudslides and flooding that damaged more than 10,000 homes, the country’s Civil Protection Office said Monday. Edgard Celestin, a spokesman with the office, said a man was helping a person cross the Dame Marie River...
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The Digicel Foundation inaugurates 5 schools

February 28, 2016
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The Digicel Foundation inaugurates 5 schools

Haiti Libre: Continuing its program to build schools throughout Haiti in order to contribute to the improvement of the quality of education, the Digicel Foundation has recently proceeded to the inauguration of 5 new construction projects. Part of first 20 schools built by the Digicel Foundation during its first year of operation, the Community...
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Haiti: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

February 27, 2016
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Haiti: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

flickr.comWe recently talked about how Haiti is the most mountainous country in the Caribbean and how it was the first country in the world to abolish slavery. Now we are back with seven more little-known facts about the Caribbean country. Number Seven: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean Jack Sparrow and his fellow pirates...
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The Albert Schweitzer Hospital converts to solar power

February 17, 2016
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The Albert Schweitzer Hospital converts to solar power

Haiti Libre: The German company Qinous provided at the beginning of this year, a storage device of solar energy in lithium-ion batteries with a total capacity of 200 kW, which can ensure the supply of clean, renewable energy to the Albert Schweitzer Hospital, located in the commune of Deschapelles (Artibonite). After the installation of...
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Port-au-Prince : nouvelles failles cartographiées, menace sismique amplifiée

February 14, 2016
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Port-au-Prince : nouvelles failles cartographiées, menace sismique amplifiée

Les habitants de la zone métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince, plus de 3 millions, vivent sur des « failles actives » qui rendent plus importante la menace sismique, a alerté une étude menée par des scientifiques français. Des scientifiques français de l’équipe de tectonique de l’Institut de physique du globe de Paris (CNRS, Paris Diderot, Sorbonne...
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Haïti-Tension : Un autobus incendié à l’Avenue Christophe…

February 11, 2016
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Port-au-Prince, le 11 février 2016.- Des individus qui se faisaient passés pour des étudiants ont incendié un autobus appartenant au Conseil national des marchés publics (CNMP) ce jeudi en début d’après-midi, à l’Avenue Christophe (Port-au-Prince), non loin de la Cour supérieure des comptes et du contentieux administratif (CS/CCA), avons-nous appris à la rédaction de...
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Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

February 11, 2016
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Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

A group of 14 Asnuntuck Community College students and staff plan to head to Haiti during spring break to help build a new, hurricane-proof home for a family in need, and they are working to raise the funds. Community members gathered at a pasta dinner Wednesday night and spent $8 for a plate of food,...
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Haitian Migrants Pouring Into Brazil Don’t Find A Warm Welcome

February 9, 2016
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Haitian Migrants Pouring Into Brazil Don’t Find A Warm Welcome

Gabriela Bazzo HuffPost Brazil ASSOCIATED PRESS In this Jan. 13, 2015, photo, migrants, mostly from Haiti, wait to meet an employer at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church which helps recently arrived migrants find work in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Thousands of Haitians have migrated to Brazil in the past few years in search of...
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