Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti – Cholera : Downward trend but… – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 14, 2016
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Haiti – Cholera : Downward trend but… – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Official data published by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) indicate a gradual reduction in the number of cases. Indeed, from 1 January to 27 February, 7,782 cases and 96 deaths (65 institutional and 31 in community) have been reported, but the trend observed since January 1 to February 27...
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How Global Earthquake Relief Left Haiti In Worse Shape Than Ever

March 9, 2016
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How Global Earthquake Relief Left Haiti In Worse Shape Than Ever

By Christine DiMattei On Jan. 12, 2010, former Associated Press reporter Jonathan Katz was the only full-time American correspondent in Haiti when the earthquake hit. The massive quake left hundreds of thousands of people dead and more than a million homeless. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, foreign aid was pledged from all corners of...
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Haiti earthquake: $13.5 billion in donations, but is any of it working?

March 9, 2016
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Haiti earthquake: $13.5 billion in donations, but is any of it working?

Seedlings at a farm in the community of Moulin in the 7th Municipality Section of Gros Morne in Haiti. (World Neighbors) Ann M. SimmonsContact Reporter The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 killed more than 200,000 people, caused widespread devastation and posed even bigger challenges to the already poverty-stricken Caribbean nation....
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Review: ‘Peacekeeping’ Transcends Pre-Quake Haiti Setting

March 9, 2016
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Review: ‘Peacekeeping’ Transcends Pre-Quake Haiti Setting

By jennifer kay, associated press “Peacekeeping” (Sarah Crichton Books/FSG), by Mischa Berlinski While plenty has been written, fiction and nonfiction, about Haiti’s political disgraces, natural disasters, cultural enigmas and entrenched dysfunction, Mischa Berlinski’s new novel stands out for doing far more than dramatizing news headlines about the beleaguered Caribbean nation. On its surface, “Peacekeeping”...
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UN’s own experts chastise Ban Ki-moon over handling of Haiti cholera outbreak – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 6, 2016
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UN’s own experts chastise Ban Ki-moon over handling of Haiti cholera outbreak – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Human rights experts say secretary general’s refusal to allow victims any effective remedy for suffering has stripped thousands of their rights A worker pours water for a patient at Haiti’s first permanent cholera center in downtown Port-au-Prince. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Ed Pilkington in New York @edpilkington Thursday 3 March 2016 15.21 EST Last modified...
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Clinton Aide Demanded to Clear Travel Warnings, Human Rights Reports on Haiti

March 3, 2016
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Clinton Aide Demanded to Clear Travel Warnings, Human Rights Reports on Haiti

State Department releases interfered with fundraiser benefitting Haiti By Alana Goodman State Department officials agreed to give Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff the opportunity to clear travel warnings and human rights reports related to Haiti, after some of the releases hurt fundraising efforts for the 2010 earthquake recovery, according to emails released by the...
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Cholera Quietly Still Kills Dozens a Month in Haiti

March 3, 2016
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Cholera Quietly Still Kills Dozens a Month in Haiti

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Mar 3, 2016 A dozen people reclined on cots inside the clinic in the Haitian capital, a few so sick they were receiving intravenous infusions to rehydrate their bodies and spare them an agonizing death. The worst off one recent morning was a thin and spectral...
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Court Hears Suit Against U.N. on Haiti Cholera Outbreak

March 2, 2016
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Court Hears Suit Against U.N. on Haiti Cholera Outbreak

By RICK GLADSTONE NY Times MARCH 1, 2016 A legal battle by the Haitian victims of a cholera epidemic against the United Nations reached its highest level in an American court on Tuesday, as lawyers for the plaintiffs were permitted to argue before a federal appeals panel why they believe the United Nations is...
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Flooding kills several and damages thousands of homes in Haiti

March 2, 2016
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Flooding kills several and damages thousands of homes in Haiti

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com At least one person is dead and four are missing in Haiti after rains triggered mudslides and flooding that damaged more than 10,000 homes, the country’s Civil Protection Office said Monday. Edgard Celestin, a spokesman with the office, said a man was helping a person cross the Dame Marie River...
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The Digicel Foundation inaugurates 5 schools

February 28, 2016
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The Digicel Foundation inaugurates 5 schools

Haiti Libre: Continuing its program to build schools throughout Haiti in order to contribute to the improvement of the quality of education, the Digicel Foundation has recently proceeded to the inauguration of 5 new construction projects. Part of first 20 schools built by the Digicel Foundation during its first year of operation, the Community...
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