Earthquake/CHOLERA

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Dutch navy delivering aid to hurricane-battered Haiti

October 10, 2016
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Dutch navy delivering aid to hurricane-battered Haiti

Published October 10, 2016 THE HAGUE, Netherlands –  The Dutch government is sending a navy ship to Haiti to deliver aid including food, water and shelters and to check the ravaged nation’s ports and waterways to ensure other aid vessels can safely dock in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The Defense Ministry said in...
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Haiti: cholera surge concerns

October 10, 2016
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Haiti: cholera surge concerns

Haiti (MNN) — As Hurricane Matthew’s high waters recede from Haiti, they are revealing the storm was far deadlier than originally thought. (Photo courtesy of Living Water International) The death toll, according to Reuters, jumped past 1,000 in Haiti.  Even that number isn’t sure.  Haiti’s central civil protection agency, which visually confirms victims, said...
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4 days after Matthew, Haiti struggles to recover

October 9, 2016
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4 days after Matthew, Haiti struggles to recover

Susan Miller , USA TODAY 5:06 p.m. EDT October 8, 2016 At least 400 dead in hurricane-hit Haiti: senator At least 400 people are now known to have died as Hurricane Matthew leveled huge swaths of Haiti’s south, a local senator told AFP. Video provided by AFP Newslook (Photo: Sean Sheridan, Mercy Corps) Four...
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HELP !!!

October 9, 2016
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HELP !!!

HELP !!! Oct 9, 2016 1. Comme annoncé ce matin, Les communications téléphoniques sont rétablies avec la Grande Anse depuis hier soir.  Les réseaux sont cependant congestionnés et les Grands Anselais n’ont pas d’énergie pour recharger leur téléphones. 2. Food for the Poor a concentré tous ses efforts aujourd’hui sur la Grande Anse. 3. L’entrepreneur...
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Haiti mourns as families bury loved ones killed by hurricane

October 9, 2016
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Haiti mourns as families bury loved ones killed by hurricane

“The death toll is sure to go up,” the Civil Protection Agency official said Dieu Nalio Chery, The Associated Press Yoleine Casimir stands in her destroyed house caused by Hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, Haiti. Saturday Oct. 8, 2016. Aid has begun pouring into the hard-hit town, where thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed...
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U.S. Rushes Aid To Haiti, Where Hurricane Matthew Killed Hundreds

October 9, 2016
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U.S. Rushes Aid To Haiti, Where Hurricane Matthew Killed Hundreds

Bill Chappell Residents carry a coffin containing the remains of a pregnant woman killed by Hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, Haiti. People across southwest Haiti are salvaging what they can from wreckage the Category 4 storm caused. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP As fears are confirmed about the extent of the damage Hurricane Matthew inflicted on Haiti...
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti south ’90% destroyed’

October 8, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti south ’90% destroyed’

Nearly 900 people are known to have been killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, with aid officials saying up to 90% of some areas have been destroyed. Some of the hardest-hit towns are yet to be reached by land, and there are fears more bodies will be found. Parts of Haiti’s south had faced...
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Le sens profond d’humanité doit être réveillé en chacun de nous après Matthew

October 8, 2016
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Le sens profond d’humanité doit être réveillé en chacun de nous après Matthew

Le sens profond d’humanité doit être réveillé en chacun de nous après Matthew Oct 7, 2016 Le pays vient de subir une rude épreuve le 4 Octobre 2016 avec le passage de l’ouragan Matthew. Le pays tout entier a vécu avec impuissance le passage de cet ouragan de catégorie 4 qui a broyé tout...
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After Hurricane Matthew, will aid predators ravage Haiti?

October 7, 2016
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After Hurricane Matthew, will aid predators ravage Haiti?

‘A great problem in Haiti is a lack of investment – not humanitarian funds.’ Photograph: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters Thursday 6 October 2016 16.40 EDTLast modified on Thursday 6 October 2016 16.46 EDT On Tuesday, Hurricane Matthew moved slowly through Haiti’s south-west armed with heavy rain and 145 miles per hour wind. Any country subjected to a category 4 hurricane...
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Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster

October 6, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster

Media captionHurricane Matthew leaves at least 108 dead in HaitiThe death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew has soared to 264, the government says. Some 50 people were reported to have died in the southern town of Roche-a-Bateau alone. The peninsula’s main city, Jeremie, saw 80% of its buildings levelled. In...
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U.S. Sends Marines to Haiti as Florida Braces for Hurricane Matthew

October 6, 2016
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U.S. Sends Marines to Haiti as Florida Braces for Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, the category 4 storm that barrelled through the Caribbean with 145-mile-per-hour winds and left at least 108 Haitians dead over the past two days, is now headed for the southeastern coast of the United States. “The whole southern coast of Haiti, from the town of Les Cayes to Tiburon, is devastated,” Pierre-Louis...
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MICHEL MARTELLY IN IMMEDIATE ACTION AS HURRICANE MATTHEW HITS HIS PEOPLE

October 6, 2016
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MICHEL MARTELLY IN IMMEDIATE ACTION AS HURRICANE MATTHEW HITS HIS PEOPLE

October 4, 2016 Ex-President Michel Martelly, with his team, was in immediate action even as Hurricane Matthew was still in motion across Haiti. They were busy distributing needed material to areas hit by the giant storm. We were lucky not to lose more people. The devastation was still widespread as buildings were destroyed or...
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Florida Governor: State Could Be Facing ‘Biggest Evacuation Ever’ With Hurricane Matthew

October 5, 2016
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Florida Governor: State Could Be Facing ‘Biggest Evacuation Ever’ With Hurricane Matthew

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Hurricane Matthew marched toward Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas and nearly 2 million people along the coast were urged to evacuate their homes Wednesday, a mass exodus ahead of a major storm packing power the U.S. hasn’t seen in more than a decade. Matthew was a dangerous and life-threatening Category...
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TRAPPED -As Hurricane Matthew approaches Haiti, residents have nowhere to go

October 3, 2016
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TRAPPED -As Hurricane Matthew approaches Haiti, residents have nowhere to go

TRAPPED -As Hurricane Matthew approaches Haiti, residents have nowhere to go By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE Joël Janéus walked through the densely populated slum, moving slowly amid the winding maze of narrow corridors and tin shacks, screaming. “Get out of here, Get out of here,” the assistant mayor of Haiti’s largest slum, Cité Soleil,...
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Rare, Colorful Lightning Sprites Dance Over Hurricane

October 3, 2016
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By Brian Clark Howard PUBLISHED October 3, 2016 As Hurricane Matthew intensified into a Category 5 storm in the Caribbean this weekend, the tempest also produced vibrant colors in the sky. The rare atmospheric phenomena, known as lighting sprites, were photographed by an observer about 400 miles southwest of Puerto Rico. The lightning sprites...
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WHERE ARE THE CLINTONS WHEN HELP IS NEEDED??? HURRICANE MATTHEW ABOUT TO DEVASTATE HAITI WITH IMPOSSIBLE EVACUATION SITUATION…NOWHERE TO GO!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 3, 2016
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WHERE ARE THE CLINTONS WHEN HELP IS NEEDED??? HURRICANE MATTHEW ABOUT TO DEVASTATE HAITI WITH IMPOSSIBLE EVACUATION SITUATION…NOWHERE TO GO!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti and Jamaica implored residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean islands in years, spun slowly toward the region. Matthew is expected to scrape western Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 145 mile per hour (230...
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Hurricane Matthew: Jamaica and Haiti brace for ‘life-threatening’ storm

October 3, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew: Jamaica and Haiti brace for ‘life-threatening’ storm

Matthew will likely make landfall sometime after Monday night off the western tip of the Tiburon Peninsula, which includes most of Haiti’s southern coast, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm surge is expected to reach 10 feet in parts of Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas. The hurricane could be especially devastating for Haiti...
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Preparations ramp up as Haiti braces for Hurricane Matthew

October 2, 2016
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Preparations ramp up as Haiti braces for Hurricane Matthew

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI Haitian interim President Jocelerme Privert warned Haitians Sunday to make preparations for Hurricane Matthew, which no longer threatened just the southern peninsula, but all of Haiti. The heavily deforested nation is not only at risk of mudslides, but also serious flooding that could lead to the loss of...
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55,107 persons in camps in Haiti without protection- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 2, 2016
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55,107 persons in camps in Haiti without protection- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

While category 4 hurricane, Matthew approaches and threatens Haiti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) through its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) implemented since July 2010, reveals in its latest report dated 30 September 2016, that 14,593 household or 55,107 people (Internally Displaced persons (IDPs)) are still living in camps and/or hosting sites in Haiti....
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British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti

September 30, 2016
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British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti

British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com In early August of 2014, the Ebola virus was rapidly spreading through small towns in three West African nations, and doctors were losing the fight to control the outbreak. David Nabarro, a British physician with more than 30...
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