Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Quand Jim Yong Kim appelle la population à la patience

November 8, 2012
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Quand Jim Yong Kim appelle la population à la patience

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2012-11-07 Roberson Alphonse roberson_alphonse@yahoo.com Conférence de presse conjointe avec le président de la Banque mondiale Jim Yong Kim et le Premier ministre Laurent Lamothe au salon diplomatique de l’aéroport Toussaint Louverture Le président de la Banque mondiale (BM), Jim Yong Kim, a bouclé sa visite de quarante-huit heures en Haïti le...
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World Bank head holds out hope for Haiti

November 8, 2012
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World Bank head holds out hope for Haiti

Bloomberg Business Week: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — It was a whirlwind tour for World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, who helicoptered from the grounds of the demolished National Palace to his old stomping grounds in central Haiti where he once treated the rural poor as a doctor. Then he flew off to visit a...
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Inauguration of the University Hospital of Mirebalais

November 8, 2012
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Inauguration of the University Hospital of Mirebalais

Tuesday, the inauguration ceremony of the University Hospital of Mirebalais (HUM) , took place in the presence of President Michel Martelly, accompanied by the Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, Ms Florence Duperval, the Minister of Public Health, of Dieuseul Desras, President of the Senate, Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank and...
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Guatemala earthquake: Dozens killed, says Perez Molina

November 7, 2012
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Guatemala earthquake: Dozens killed, says Perez Molina

Rescue workers are searching for those feared buried in a sand quarry At least 39 people have been killed and many more are missing after a 7.4-magnitude quake hit off Guatemala’s Pacific coast, the president has said. Otto Perez Molina declared a national alert and advised people to evacuate tall buildings as a precaution....
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Cholera Deaths: The New Norm in Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 7, 2012
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Cholera Deaths: The New Norm in Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Huffington Post: As Hurricane Sandy tormented the East Coast, bringing damage and distress to many, there’s one thing she didn’t bring — cholera. With practically universal access to clean, chlorinated water and improved sanitation, cholera has been eliminated from the wealthy world for many years. But in Haiti, Sandy’s torrential downpours have flooded rivers...
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Haiti after the quake: Telemedicine remaking healthcare in one of the world’s poorest countries

November 7, 2012
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Haiti after the quake: Telemedicine remaking healthcare in one of the world’s poorest countries

The telemedicine clinic in Haiti has provided healthcare to more than 10,000 Haitians. The founder of LifePaths Global Alliance, Elaine Knight, is third from left. PORT-AU-PRINCE  -  Out of sight, out of mind, the familiar proverb goes. The people of Haiti know this; they live this. After the 2010 earthquake that decimated the country,...
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

November 7, 2012
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly received World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in Port-au-Prince Tuesday during the latter’s two-day visit to the country. Kim was joined by World Bank vice president for Latin America and...
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WITH THE FLICK OF A KEYBOARD AP – YET AGAIN – ALTERS REALITY: Haiti police probe death of 7 in shanty shootout-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 6, 2012
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WITH THE FLICK OF A KEYBOARD AP – YET AGAIN – ALTERS REALITY: Haiti police probe death of 7 in shanty shootout-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haitian detectives are trying to figure out what led to the fatal shootings of seven people in one of the Caribbean nation’s biggest shanties. Haitian national police spokesman Frantz Lerebours said Monday that the people were killed Friday night and Saturday morning in a shootout between rival gangs in the seaside...
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Haiti’s Karibe Hotel Planning Expansion

November 6, 2012
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Haiti’s Karibe Hotel Planning Expansion

Above: the Karibe Hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Karibe Hotel in Port-au-Prince is planning an expansion, the hotel announced Monday. Hotelier Richard Buteau, who is also the vice president of the Haiti Tourism Association, has commissioned J/Brice Design International to design a new wing for the hotel and spa, which would add...
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Activists oppose renewal of UN Mission in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 5, 2012
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Activists oppose renewal of UN Mission in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Saeed Shabazz -Staff Writer- | Last updated: Nov 5, 2012 – 11:16:43 AM UNITED NATIONS (FinalCall.com) - The UN Security Council created the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti, known by its French acronym MINUSTAH, keep what was seen as a polarized Haiti from violent implosion following the ouster of democratically elected president Jean Bertrand...
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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to Begin Two-Day Visit

November 5, 2012
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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to Begin Two-Day Visit

Above: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim By the Caribbean Journal staff World bank President will begin a two-day visit to Haiti Tuesday, his first visit to the Latin American and Caribbean region since he took office at the beginning of July. Before arriving in Haiti, Kim will participate in the G20 Ministerial Meetings...
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MORE AMAZING UN STUPIDITY AS SUCCESSFUL UN PROJECT SHUT DOWN BECAUSE UN SAYS IT IS NOT SUCCESSFUL!!!

November 5, 2012
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MORE AMAZING UN STUPIDITY AS SUCCESSFUL UN PROJECT SHUT DOWN BECAUSE UN SAYS IT IS NOT SUCCESSFUL!!!

Selling charcoal on the streets of Port-au-Prince. (Photo: Amy Bracken) Haiti, you may know, is one of those places where the needs are so great and diverse, it’s hard to know where to begin. But some organizations design initiatives to address several problems at once. I reported on one such project two years ago,...
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Haitian Prime Minister calls for international aid

November 5, 2012
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Haitian Prime Minister calls for international aid

Cars block roads, while pedestrians struggle through knee-deep, swirling torrents. Before hitting the East Coast of the USA, Sandy drenched the southern part of Haiti, along with the capital Port au Prince. The authorities say 70 percent of crops were destroyed and livestock lost. Rivers overflowed, making the already-difficult daily life a virtual impossibility....
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‘It is misery’: A video of Haiti’s camps after Sandy

November 3, 2012
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‘It is misery’: A video of Haiti’s camps after Sandy

Almost three years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, 370,000 people are still living in the tent camps that became their homes. Now, some have lost even that. Haitian officials say that 18,000 families living in tent camps have been rendered homeless by Hurricane Sandy, which has killed 52 there since making landfall last week....
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Mesaj Met Jean-Henry Ceant apre Pasaj siklon Sandy

November 2, 2012
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Mesaj Met Jean-Henry Ceant apre Pasaj siklon Sandy

Pòtoprens, Madi 30 oktob 2012, Pèp Ayisyen, Ayisyen ak Ayisyèn an Ayiti ak  Lòtbòdlo, Nou poko fin cheche dlo nan je nou, nou poko fin konte kadav viktim ak dega tranblemandetè 12 janvye 2010 la fè, alèkile men siklòn Sandy vin frape Ayiti fò, jouk nan zo. Lavi isit te deja pa bon. Lavi isit se syè ak san kap koule pou fè manje monte tab, pou peye lwaye ak voye timoun lekòl.  Sandy vin pote plis mizè ak dezolasyon pou nou, pandan ke anpilfrè ak sè n anba tant toujou. Frè ak Sè m yo, Nan move moman sa a, nan tristès sa a, mwen di nou: KOURAJ! Nou poko fin konte moun ki disparèt ni sa ki blese. Anpil Frè ak sè n pèdi lavi yo.  Dlo inonde plizyè nan depatman yo, dlo pote bèt ale ak tout jaden yo. Sandy touye moun, li kraze kay, likoupe wout, li pa kite anyen pou peyizan nou yo rekolte. Se lapenn isit, men se lapenn tou lòtbò fwontyè, lòtbò dlo. Map di Pèp Frè Ameriken yo, Pèp Frè Repiblik Dominikèn, Kiba, Jamayik, Pòtoriko : MWEN PATAJE DOULE NOU TOUT. Nou tout ki viktim, anpatikilye nou menn kap viv nan Noujèze ak Nouyok , espesyalman nan Vil Manatann kote Sandy fè anpil dega, mwen vle, nan non tout fré ak sè bò isit, pote yon gwo tètkole solidarite pou nou. Mwen kanpe avèk nou! Doulè yon Ayisyen se doulè tout Ayisyen, doulè yon Kretyen vivan se doulè tout kretyen vivan. Ayisyen, Ayisyèn, Jodi a, yon lòt fwa ankò malè frape nou. Malè frape Ayiti fò, sitou nan depatman , Sid, Sidès,Nip, Grandans ak Lwès.  Men malè pa yon fatalite. An nou mete nou dakò tout bon vre pou Solidarite ak Tèt Ansanm. Si nou kontinye nan chemen pèditan sou wout egoyis, hinghang divizyon ak chenmanjechen, Solèy Solidarite paka leve sou peyi  nou....
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Haiti shows importance of dealing with dead bodies when disaster strikes

November 1, 2012
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Haiti shows importance of dealing with dead bodies when disaster strikes

Disaster response needs to address misbeliefs about health hazards, respect bereaved, and allow dignified laying to rest IRIN, part of the Guardian development network guardian.co.uk, Thursday 1 November 2012 13.03 EDT Rescuers in Port-au-Prince following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Proper handling of dead bodies is key to disaster response. Photograph: Olivier Laban Mattei/AFP...
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Breaking Through Barriers to a Stable Internet in Haiti

November 1, 2012
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Breaking Through Barriers to a Stable Internet in Haiti

A telecommunications tower. Photo by cogdogblog/flickr/cc. On a hill towering above Port-au-Prince is an array of sky-high antennas visible from much of the city. Each antenna transmits cell phone or wireless internet signal to users in the capital, and there’s a reason the site sticks out so much, other than its conspicuous location. In...
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The NGO Republic of Haiti

November 1, 2012
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The NGO Republic of Haiti

The NGO Republic of Haiti Kathie Klarreich and Linda Polman October 31, 2012   |    This article appeared in the November 19, 2012 edition of The Nation. A lone blue-and-red Haitian flag waves from the gigantic pile of rubble. Along the western edge of the palace grounds, lots that once housed government ministries and...
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Sandy: Haiti fears food shortages after hurricane-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 1, 2012
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Sandy: Haiti fears food shortages after hurricane-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Farmlands in southern Haiti were extensively damaged Fears are growing of food shortages in Haiti, after the strong winds and heavy rain of Hurricane Sandy caused extensive crop damage. Aid workers and officials are also warning that flooding could lead to a sharp rise in cholera cases. Sandy is blamed for some 70 deaths...
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Haiti profile-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 1, 2012
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Haiti profile-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Overview Facts Leaders Media Timeline Haiti became the world’s first black-led republic and the first independent Caribbean state when it threw off French colonial control and slavery in the early 19th century. But chronic instability, dictatorships and natural disasters have left it as the poorest nation in the Americas. UN peacekeepers were deployed in...
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