Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Milken Conference: Sean Penn Calls Out Media for Haiti Coverage

April 29, 2014
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Milken Conference: Sean Penn Calls Out Media for Haiti Coverage

Sean Penn The actor/humanitarian said the country, the poorest in the Western Hemisphere, deserves outside investment. Sean Penn called out the media — especially “left-leaning media” — for not covering good news coming from Haiti, which, he says, remains the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere but one with a growing economy and tourism...
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PASTOR WALLACE TURNBULL ASKS A QUESTION, THAT DESERVES AN ANSWER

April 28, 2014
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PASTOR WALLACE TURNBULL ASKS A QUESTION, THAT DESERVES AN ANSWER

Hi, folks, We have a problem: Haiti’s grading of rheto & philo students needs to be standardized, to avoid confusion upon application for university acceptance. For example: With great effort & expense, we went to Haiti and by triage and TOEFL test chose two applicants for scholarship. One was accepted by the university, and...
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Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

April 26, 2014
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Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The University of Florida on Wednesday opened a state-of-the-art lab in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight tuberculosis. The 1,500 square-feet (139 square-meters) facility will bring graduate students from outside Haiti to train Haitian technicians, who will then go on to work at the national laboratory, said Dr....
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Germain in Haiti: The many orphans of Port-au-Prince

April 26, 2014
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Germain in Haiti: The many orphans of Port-au-Prince

(Note: CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external links.) Karen Whitten, an OR nurse with Team Broken Earth, embraces a young orphan in Port-au-Prince. (Anthony Germain/CBC) [Anthony Germain is on a week-long assignment covering Team Broken Earth, a group of Newfoundland and Labrador nurses and doctors, in Haiti. Each...
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China: Firm 3D prints 10 full-sized houses in a day

April 26, 2014
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China: Firm 3D prints 10 full-sized houses in a day

25 April 2014 Last updated at 07:27 ET By News from Elsewhere… …media reports from around the world, found by BBC Monitoring Other architects are experimenting with ways to bring 3D printing into the construction sector A company in China has used giant 3D printers to make 10 full-sized, detached single-storey houses in a...
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Les réponses d’urgence du gouvernement américain pour faire face à la sécheresse dans le nord-ouest d’Haïti -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 25, 2014
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Les réponses d’urgence du gouvernement américain pour faire face à la sécheresse dans le nord-ouest d’Haïti -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le gouvernement américain, à travers le bureau «Food For Peace» de l’Agence Américaine pour le Développement International (USAID), a alloué un montant de quatre (4) millions de dollars américains à la CARE pour supporter les efforts en vue de répondre à une crise alimentaire dans la commune de Jean Rabel, dans le département du...
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Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera

April 24, 2014
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Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera

NY Times Editorial Board: The problem of ending Haiti’s cholera epidemic does not stem from an absence of planning. There is a 10-year plan to eradicate cholera from Hispaniola, the island Haiti shares with the Dominican Republic, by 2022. Within the 10-year plan is a two-year plan to get the 10-year plan up and...
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Some Haitian quake displaced camps growing again

April 24, 2014
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Some Haitian quake displaced camps growing again

Trenton Daniel Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Many of the camps for Haitians displaced by the 2010 earthquake are growing again, even as the overall population of people displaced by the disaster continues to fall, according to a study released Monday. The International Organization for Migration, a Geneva-based humanitarian group backed by 155...
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Up-to-date data geocoding helps bring success to Haiti recovery

April 24, 2014
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Up-to-date data geocoding helps bring success to Haiti recovery

Dina Abdel-Fattah for AidData – WNN Breaking An aerial view of downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti shows the vast devastation that hit the region after the earthquake in January 12, 2010 . In 2014 financial and development aid for Haiti is still very needed. Today AidData is helping the Haitian Ministry of Planning, and partners like...
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Haiti’s current drought: An opportunity to build climate change resilience?

April 24, 2014
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Haiti’s current drought: An opportunity to build climate change resilience?

April 22, 2014 Posted by Guest Blogger The mayor of Grande-Saline in rural Artibonite, Haiti enlisted support from Oxfam in 2011 to address flood control. Through a cash-for-work program, two 132-member work teams helped clean out drainage channels that serve about 2,000 people in the area. Photo: Chris Hufstader / Oxfam America A new...
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