Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

The Government support to 200% the development of hill lakes

March 15, 2013
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The Government support to 200% the development of hill lakes

Tuesday, the Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe accompanied by Senator Hyppolite Melius and Brother Francklin Armand have discussed in the Foyer of the Incarnation in Petite Place Cazeau, of the National Program of Hill Lakes (Programme National des Lacs Collinaires – PNLC). Following this meeting the Prime Minister and Brother Armand gave a joint...
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The Joy of Haiti

March 15, 2013
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The Joy of Haiti

A drummer starts the beat. In a school playground, the teenage youths break into a dance. Several dozen of 6-14 year-olds can’t take their eyes off them and they are about to join in. It’s a dance class. The teenage instructors don’t take showing their moves lightly and the youngsters try hard. They repeat...
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Western Union to Enable Government Payments in Haiti

March 13, 2013
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Western Union to Enable Government Payments in Haiti

by buildingaschool PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced plans to help facilitate the last mile and bridge the gap between government payments that need to be disbursed and the people who receive them. Initially, the Western Union service will enable parents with school-age...
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Medical team brings critical care to struggling Haitians

March 12, 2013
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Medical team brings critical care to struggling Haitians

Having volunteered in medical missions in Haiti for 14 years, Dr. Daniel Burzon (bottom left) has forged special relationships with the nurses, technicians and support staff at the hospital in Milot, as well as with other volunteer physicians from throughout the United States. Written by Susan Bloom For the Asbury Park Press Zoom Nurse...
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NRG Energy bringing 100-kilowatt solar system to Haiti hospital

March 12, 2013
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NRG Energy bringing 100-kilowatt solar system to Haiti hospital

Solar panels at the Lashto Fish Farm, in Haiti, part of an earlier effort involving NRG. – (Photo By Courtesy NRG Energy) Princeton-based NRG Energy announced it is installing an advanced solar power system at Hospital Bernard Mevs, in Port-au-Prince, as it continues its effort to provide reliable energy to Haiti. Work begins this week...
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Heineken to Invest $40 Million to Expand, Upgrade Haiti’s Brana Brewery

March 12, 2013
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Heineken to Invest $40 Million to Expand, Upgrade Haiti’s Brana Brewery

Above: the brewery produces the Prestige beer brand, among others By the Caribbean Journal staff Heineken will be investing more than $40 million in the coming years to upgrade and expand the Brasserie Nationale d’Haiti (BRANA) brewery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the company announced Monday. The announcement came during a visit by former US President...
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Sean Penn’s Charity receives $8.75 Million

March 12, 2013
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Sean Penn’s Charity receives $8.75 Million

HuffPost: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An aid group run by Hollywood actor Sean Penn announced Tuesday it is receiving $8.75 million from the World Bank to help move Haitians off of a golf course where many have been living since the January 2010 earthquake. A statement from a public relations firm for Penn said that...
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Haiti: Deplorable Conditions for Cholera Patients

March 12, 2013
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Haiti: Deplorable Conditions for Cholera Patients

Haiti 2012 © Emilie Régnier A young cholera patient at an MSF facility. PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, MARCH 12, 2013—A lack of funds and supplies has crippled cholera treatment programs in Haiti, leading to unnecessary deaths and increasing the risk of greater outbreaks during the upcoming rainy season, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans...
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UN humanitarian official concerned about growing number of forced evictions

March 11, 2013
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UN humanitarian official concerned about growing number of forced evictions

11 March 2013 – The top United Nations humanitarian official in Haiti has expressed grave concern about recent incidents of forced evictions of internally displaced persons (IDPs), following his visit to a site in the capital, Port-au-Prince, from which thousands of people were forced to leave. While recognizing the right of owners to enjoy...
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The Brand New Haiti –Prime Minister In Miami To Share The Vision And Promote Opportunities

March 11, 2013
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The Brand New Haiti –Prime Minister In Miami To Share The Vision And Promote Opportunities

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — There’s a brand new Haiti underway, and everyone can participate in the renaissance. Speaking in Miami, Florida at the first ever Philanthropy Summit held on March 9 at the Hotel Ritz Carton,Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe invited members of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) and other attendees to create a for-profit investment mechanism and participate in...
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