Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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Dubai’s Emir flies more than £250,000 of aid to Haiti in his private jet

October 17, 2016
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Dubai’s Emir flies more than £250,000 of aid to Haiti in his private jet

Sheikh Mohammed donated 90 tonnes of emergency supplies in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew Matt Payton United Arab Emirates’ Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Reuters The Emir of Dubai has flown £300,000 of emergency supplies to Haiti on his private jet. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum sent...
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The Herculean task facing Haiti

October 17, 2016
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The Herculean task facing Haiti

Washington Post Maniki Cadet, 67, works in a field removing dead banana trees and shoring up the foundations of others, near Les Cayes, Haiti, after Hurricane Matthew on Oct. 12. (Rebecca Blackwell/ASSOCIATED PRESS) By Editorial Board October 16 at 7:50 PM JEREMIE. LES CAYES. PORT-SALUT. These Haitian towns, blasted and shattered by Hurricane Matthew,...
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The Curse of Charity in Haiti Sustained foreign aid, such as rice, drives many local producers out of business

October 17, 2016
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The Curse of Charity in Haiti Sustained foreign aid, such as rice, drives many local producers out of business

By Mary Anastasia O’Grady Oct. 16, 2016 5:25 p.m. ET Tragedy has hit Haiti—again. Local officials put the death toll from Hurricane Matthew above 1,000, and a cholera epidemic is likely to drive that number higher. At the center of the devastation, in the rural western part of the country, homes have been shredded...
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U.S. military wraps up Haiti relief mission after huge airlift effort

October 16, 2016
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U.S. military wraps up Haiti relief mission after huge airlift effort

Navy Times.com PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — The head of U.S. Southern Command said Saturday that he expects the U.S. military’s role in the aid mission to Haiti to wrap up in the next four days after delivering hundreds of thousands of pounds of rice and medical supplies. “What your beginning to see is...
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EX-PM LAURENT LAMOTHE BRINGS HOPE TO NAPANYOL, HARD HIT BY HURRICANE MATTHEW

October 16, 2016
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EX-PM LAURENT LAMOTHE BRINGS HOPE TO NAPANYOL, HARD HIT BY HURRICANE MATTHEW

October 14, 2016 Ex-Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe returned to Haiti for a visit to Napanyol, a small peasant settlement, in the mountains above Petion-Ville. Accompanied by foreign supporters, and members of his Doctor Louis G. Lamothe Foundation, Lamothe brought a number of elements into play, in an effort to not only overcome the set...
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Farrakhan Blasts Clinton in Haitian Crimes

October 15, 2016
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Farrakhan Blasts Clinton in Haitian Crimes

In 2010, former President Bill Clinton publicly apologized for forcing Haiti to drop tariffs on imported subsidized U.S. rice during his time in office. It wiped out rice farming, seriously damaging Haiti’s ability to be self-sufficient. “It may have been good for some of my farmers in Arkansas, but it has not worked. It...
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US military relief in Haiti is part logistics, part negotiation to get supplies to the neediest

October 15, 2016
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US military relief in Haiti is part logistics, part negotiation to get supplies to the neediest

U.S. airmen, sailors and Marines deliver supplies supply onto an Army Chinook helicopter in Port-au-Prince Haiti on Friday Oct. 14, to deliver relief supplies to the southwest village of Anse D’Hainault, which was struck badly by Hurricane Matthew. The supplies included hundreds of pounds of saline for IV treatment of cholera, a growing crisis...
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UN SECRETARY GENERAL FLIES TO RUBBER-STAMP PRIVERT NEGOTIATED DOMINICAN OCCUPATION OF HAITI

October 15, 2016
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UN SECRETARY GENERAL FLIES TO RUBBER-STAMP PRIVERT NEGOTIATED DOMINICAN OCCUPATION OF HAITI

Oct 15, 2016, Under the guise of Humanitarian Assistance, the Dominican Republic has flooded Haiti with some 8,000 Dominican soldiers. 700 of these arrived in full battledress, carrying assault rifles. The Dominican Foreign Affairs Minister moved to reassure Haitians that this was not an occupation.
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La Fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe encourage ses partenaires à mieux canaliser leur solidarité aux victimes de Matthew

October 15, 2016
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La Fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe encourage ses partenaires à mieux canaliser leur solidarité aux victimes de Matthew

Pétion-ville, samedi 15 Octobre 2016 : Une délégation de la Fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe, conduite par l’ancien Premier Ministre Laurent Salvador Lamothe, et accompagnée de l’organisation 3 to 5 days, s’est rendue le jeudi 13 Octobre aux Cayes, dans le département du Sud, pour explorer avec le Maire de cette ville, M. Gabriel...
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Should You Trust The American Red Cross With Your Donation For Haiti?

October 15, 2016
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Should You Trust The American Red Cross With Your Donation For Haiti?

The aid organization has a history of not delivering on promises. Adam Hamze Politics Intern, The Huffington Post ASSOCIATED PRESS Hurricane Matthew left a catastrophe behind in Haiti, killing 1,000 people and displacing thousands more. Public health experts fear the situation could get worse if contaminated water leads to a cholera epidemic like the...
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