Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti’s Ministry of Health takes action to control cholera in areas affected by Hurricane Matthew

October 31, 2016
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Haiti’s Ministry of Health takes action to control cholera in areas affected by Hurricane Matthew

The Haitian Ministry of Health (MSPP) is setting up  a vaccination campaign against cholera in areas ravaged by Hurricane Matthew, with support from the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO). The decision of WHO and other member of the Global Task Force for Cholera Control to approve the request...
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Haiti counting $2bn toll from Hurricane Matthew

October 30, 2016
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Haiti counting $2bn toll from Hurricane Matthew

Around 546 people died in Hurricane Matthew Haitian authorities have said the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew’s devastating passage over the island nation earlier this month caused nearly $2 billion in damages. Studies by the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank put the estimated cost of damage and economic losses at 124 billion...
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Just Weeks After Matthew, Global Community Has Forgotten Haiti

October 30, 2016
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Just Weeks After Matthew, Global Community Has Forgotten Haiti

United Nations criticized for raising paltry amount of promised aid package to compensate cholera victims by Nadia Prupis, staff writer In the three weeks that have passed since Hurricane Matthew devastated the Caribbean nation, survivors have faced a lack of shelter and access to clean water and health services. (Photo: E.U. Delegation to Haiti/flickr/cc)...
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Haiti funding needs nearly triple following Hurricane Matthew – UNICEF

October 28, 2016
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Haiti funding needs nearly triple following Hurricane Matthew – UNICEF

© UNICEF/UN035877/LeMoyne Children at the Église Chrétienne Nan Lindy Church where 300 people have sought temporary shelter after Hurricane Matthew. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 26 October 2016 – Three weeks since Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, UNICEF said it would need an additional $22.5 million to meet the increasing needs of children in the country,...
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Haiti faces cholera spike amid woeful international response to Hurricane Matthew aftermath, UN warns

October 28, 2016
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Haiti faces cholera spike amid woeful international response to Hurricane Matthew aftermath, UN warns

A patient with cholera symptoms arrives in a hospital to receive medical attention in Haiti last week Getty The world is falling grievously short in its response to the “absolutely grotesque” devastation inflicted on southwestern Haiti by Hurricane Matthew which in turn is threatening to unleash a new wave of cholera cases in the...
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Haiti cholera scandal: US bolsters UN wall of denial, legal investigator says

October 28, 2016
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Haiti cholera scandal: US bolsters UN wall of denial, legal investigator says

By George Russell Published October 26, 2016 FoxNews.com Argentinian peacekeepers with the United Nations Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) administer medical aid to residents of Les Cayes affected by Hurricane Matthew.  (UN Photo/Logan Abassi ) The United Nations’ wall of denial about its responsibility for causing Haiti’s 6-year-old cholera epidemic is stronger than ever —...
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LAMOTHE IN ACTION

October 28, 2016
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LAMOTHE IN ACTION

October 25, 2016
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Three Weeks Later, Haiti in Ruins from Hurricane Matthew’s Effects

October 26, 2016
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Three Weeks Later, Haiti in Ruins from Hurricane Matthew’s Effects

When Hurricane Matthew hammered Haiti as a Category 4 storm in the early-morning hours of Oct. 4, meteorologists and humanitarian groups assumed the worst. Three weeks later, a full-blown calamity continues to unfold in western Haiti. Aid groups are still surveying the damage, but it has been an extremely slow and painful three-week period...
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Feed My Starving Children gives Minnesotans a way to help Haiti

October 23, 2016
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Feed My Starving Children gives Minnesotans a way to help Haiti

Staffers and volunteers pray over a pallet of boxes headed for an unknown destination, perhaps Haiti, at Feed My Starving Children in Eagan, Minn. Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi) By Maja Beckstrom | mbeckstrom@pioneerpress.com When Junior Obrand arrived last week at a missionary compound in southwest Haiti, people were gathered outside...
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After Hurricane, Haiti Confronts Scars From 2010 Earthquake Recovery

October 23, 2016
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After Hurricane, Haiti Confronts Scars From 2010 Earthquake Recovery

By AZAM AHMEDOCT. 21, 2016 NY Times.com People in a village near Rendel, Haiti, which was destroyed by Hurricane Matthew, watched as a humanitarian aid helicopter flew overhead. One mayor in Haiti estimated that only 20 percent of the food delivered to his coastal community since the hurricane had been properly handed out. Credit...
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He had a dream to reforest Haiti, then Hurricane Matthew hit

October 23, 2016
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He had a dream to reforest Haiti, then Hurricane Matthew hit

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Basse Guinaudée, Haiti For nearly three decades, Ericq Pierre lovingly grew the majestic mahogany and cedar trees, creating a lush canopy in his childhood hamlet, the place where his parents eked out a living from the earth. But then Hurricane Matthew tore through the rare patch of green in this...
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After Hurricane, Haiti Confronts Scars From 2010 Earthquake Recovery

October 22, 2016
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After Hurricane, Haiti Confronts Scars From 2010 Earthquake Recovery

By AZAM AHMEDOCT. 21, 2016 Photo People in a village near Rendel, Haiti, which was destroyed by Hurricane Matthew, watched as a humanitarian aid helicopter flew overhead. One mayor in Haiti estimated that only 20 percent of the food delivered to his coastal community since the hurricane had been properly handed out. Credit Meridith...
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Dr. Paul Farmer Is ‘Surprised And Upset And Humbled’ After Visit To Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 22, 2016
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Dr. Paul Farmer Is ‘Surprised And Upset And Humbled’ After Visit To Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health, stands with Mirlande Estenale in front of what used to be her home in the town of Les Cayes, Haiti. Liz Campa/Partners In Health NPR Paul Farmer has spent a lot of time in Haiti over the past three decades. Still, what he saw on his...
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Allo Jérémie – Y-a-t-il un pilote dans l’avion?

October 20, 2016
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Allo Jérémie – Y-a-t-il un pilote dans l’avion?

Un bateau neerlandais chargé d’aide humanitaire fait demi tour : trop de monde, pas assesz de mesure de sécurité et aucune organisation pour distribuer l’aide. Un peuple abandonné à lui-même. Aucune organisation civile. Aucun plan d’urgence. Et les malheureux de l’arrière-pays, quel est leur sort? Qui s’occupe d’eux? Un bateau neerlandais est arrivé au port. Les...
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A Haitian Warlord Meets His Match: Hurricane Matthew

October 20, 2016
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A Haitian Warlord Meets His Match: Hurricane Matthew

By AZAM AHMED NEW YORK TIMES October 19, 2016 PESTEL, Haiti — Guy Philippe is among the most feared men in Haiti, a nation with a rich history of men worthy of fear. The United States Drug Enforcement Administration wants him for narcotics trafficking; the Haitian government for killing police officers. He led an armed rebellion...
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WikiLeaks: Clinton Foundation Staffer Gripes ‘Oxfam Screwed Us Publicly in Haiti’

October 19, 2016
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WikiLeaks: Clinton Foundation Staffer Gripes ‘Oxfam Screwed Us Publicly in Haiti’

by Jerome Hudson19 Oct 2016 ER An email released by WikiLeaks reveals Amitabh Desai, the Clinton Foundation’s director of foreign policy, trashing nonprofit charity organization Oxfam for being critical of the Clintons’ embattled charity after the anniversary of the deadly earthquake in Haiti. “ may recall that Oxfam screwed us publicly in Haiti around...
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NASA Images Show Extreme Devastation in Haiti, Caused by Hurricane Matthew

October 19, 2016
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NASA Images Show Extreme Devastation in Haiti, Caused by Hurricane Matthew

This image shows the town of Les Cayes, Haiti. The first, greener image, was acquired Sept. 26, 2016, while the second image was taken Oct. 12, 2016 – after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the town.  (NASA) Story HighlightsAfter Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, NASA captured shocking imagery that showed the devastation from above. When those images...
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Un président ne devrait pas dire ça… – ADDED COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 18, 2016
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Un président ne devrait pas dire ça… – ADDED COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Jude Simon 17 octobre 2016 Pour dire son mot sur le malaise provoqué par la présence sur le territoire haïtien de centaines de militaires dominicains armés de fusil de guerre et de ce qu’on ne sait pas, M. Privert s’est présenté devant la nation, accompagné du Premier ministre et du secrétaire général finissant des...
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The World Must Not Abandon Haiti to the Devastation Left by Hurricane Matthew

October 18, 2016
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The World Must Not Abandon Haiti to the Devastation Left by Hurricane Matthew

Conor Shapiro is President and CEO of the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation Lynn Black is a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and a director on the board of the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation ‘There are simple things that the international community can do to help’ TIME: The military helicopter dropped us off in Les...
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