Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

May 23, 2016
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. “I thought I was a dead...
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Clinton Disaster Fundraising in Haiti: Predatory Humanitarianism?

May 22, 2016
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Clinton Disaster Fundraising in Haiti: Predatory Humanitarianism?

Interview With Charles Ortel By Charles Ortel and Dady Chery Global Research, May 22, 2016 Haiti Chery 20 May 2016 It is Haiti’s good luck and surely the Clintons‘ misfortune, that Charles Ortel, one of the world’s finest financial analysts, has got the Clinton Foundation in his sights. Mr. Ortel is a graduate of the Harvard...
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Haiti’s Public Hospitals On Strike- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 21, 2016
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Haiti’s Public Hospitals On Strike- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Thirty-Two Year Old Man Lying in Emergency Department Waiting Area of St. Catherine Laboure Hospital in Cite Soleil–July 22, 2013 (Photo by John Carroll) In the mid 80’s I had never been to the largest public hospital in Port-au-Prince. It is named L’Hôpital de l’Université d’Etat d’Haïti and referred to as the General Hospital....
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Sean Penn’s ‘The Last Face’ Ripped Apart on Twitter After Cannes Debut

May 21, 2016
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Sean Penn’s ‘The Last Face’ Ripped Apart on Twitter After Cannes Debut

Senior Film and Media Reporter @BrentALang Courtesy of the Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2016 | 02:56AM PT UPDATED: Sean Penn’s humanitarian romance “The Last Face” is being savaged on Twitter after premiering Friday at the Cannes Film Festival. Commenters on social media are describing the film, which stars Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem,...
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Delivery of the first urban solar power plant

May 19, 2016
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Delivery of the first urban solar power plant

GENINOV Group, a Canadian consulting engineering firm, with a subsidiary established in Haiti since 2009, has delivered to the Cellule Energie of the Ministry of Transport (MTPTC), his first complete solar system with a capacity of 100 kW to permanently illuminate the various places of Champ de Mars. The realization of this integrated high-tech...
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Freestanding roof spans Haiti orphanage by Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone

May 3, 2016
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Freestanding roof spans Haiti orphanage by Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone

The zigzagging roof of this orphanage in Haiti is independent of its walls, allowing breezes to permeate the building and offer relief from the hot climate, as well as providing earthquake resistance (+ slideshow). The 400-square-metre complex designed by Milanese architect Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone provides housing for 30 previously homeless children in the village of Anse-à-Pitres. Commissioned by the NGO Ayitimoun...
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Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti’s child artisans

April 28, 2016
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Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti’s child artisans

Image Credit: AFP Samuel polishes a metal artwork in Noailles Village, in Croix des Bouquets,12.9 kilometres to the northeast of Port-au-Prince, on April 17. Published: 12:31 April 28, 2016 AFP Port-au-Prince: Seated on an earthen floor on the outskirts of Haiti’s capital city, seven-year-old Samuel Jean fashions a little boat from a piece of...
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Zika was in Haiti before exploding in Brazil

April 27, 2016
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Zika was in Haiti before exploding in Brazil

University of Florida rightOriginal Study Posted by Evan Barton-Florida on April 27, 2016 You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. The Zika virus was present in Haiti several months before the first cases were identified in Brazil, new research suggests. The finding confirms that the Zika virus was...
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Enter the 360˚ World of Vodou Healing in Haiti

April 27, 2016
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About This Project: Support for Broadly in Haiti and the 360˚ filming of this project comes from Vaseline. The 360˚ experience can be viewed in Chrome or Firefox. Or, if you are on a mobile device, click here to view on YouTube or download the YouTube app. Six years after a devastating earthquake killed...
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Humanitarian aid delivered to Haiti through Denton Program

April 27, 2016
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Humanitarian aid delivered to Haiti through Denton Program

By Senior Airman Tom Brading, 315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs / Published April 25, 2016 C-17 Globemaster IIIs were filled with 32 combined pallets as they delivered more than 170,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti. Since 1998, the Denton Program has overseen more than 5 million pounds of humanitarian supplies sent to more...
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A country where toilets are a sign of hope

April 16, 2016
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A country where toilets are a sign of hope

16 April 2016 From the section Magazine War, corruption and poverty have dogged the Democratic Republic of Congo, and it is widely believed that incumbent president will cancel this year’s presidential elections. But despite the instability this could bring, Mary-Ann Ochota met a community who remain surprisingly upbeat. Bawili Amisi is a slim woman,...
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The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map

April 16, 2016
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The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map

What caused Haiti’s cholera epidemic? The CDC museum knows but won’t say. By Jonathan M. Katz Last Friday, a friend doing research at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta sent me a photo of a display at the CDC’s in-house museum. She thought I’d be interested because it had to...
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

April 14, 2016
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

by Mark Schuller Tonight, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be debating issues in Brooklyn, five days before the New York primary, the biggest single contest to date. Brooklyn – and New York – are home to a large, diverse, and active Haitian community. In other states, such as Florida, Senator Sanders was...
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 14, 2016
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

News about Zika keeps getting worse. First is growing evidence that Zika causes of the serious birth defect microcephaly (abnormally small brain and skull) and severe mental retardation. The CDC just announced their analysis that concludes Zika is the cause of many recent microcephaly cases, with CDC Director Dr. Thomas R. Frieden declaring, “There is...
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

April 14, 2016
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

By PAM BELLUCK and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.APRIL 13, 2016 A therapist teaching a mother in Recife, Brazil, last month how to massage her baby, who has microcephaly. Credit Paulo Whitaker/ReutersOfficials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that there was now enough evidence to definitively say that the Zika...
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

April 13, 2016
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

A Parliamentary Mission composed of five French Deputies of Group “France-Haiti Friendship” of the National Assembly, is visiting Haiti from 8 to 15 April 2016. Led by the President of the Group Mathieu Hanotin (Deputy of Seine-Saint-Denis), the delegation includes: Daniel Gibbs (Deputy of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin), Yves Nicolin (Deputy of the Loire), Benoît...
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WFP plans to launch an emergency operation in Haiti

April 11, 2016
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WFP plans to launch an emergency operation in Haiti

Haiti Libre: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) committed today to both assisting 1.6 million people hit by droughts exacerbated by El Niño in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti and building resilience against future climatic shocks. Speaking at the end of visits to El Salvador and Guatemala to see the compounded impact...
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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

April 11, 2016
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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

An edes aegypti mosquito is seen inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at a control and prevention center in Guadalupe, neighbouring Monterrey, Mexico, in this March 8, 2016 file photo. Reuters/Daniel Becerril/Files Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new...
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Has Haiti’s cholera epidemic become a permanent problem?

April 11, 2016
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Has Haiti’s cholera epidemic become a permanent problem?

April 11, 2016 by Alex Weppelmann, University Of Florida, The Conversation Patients and companions at the Cholera Treatment Center in Haiti, April 2015. Credit: Andres Martinez CasaresOn January 12, 2010 a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing thousands of people and displacing millions more. Ten months later the country was stricken with an outbreak...
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$200M call for funds to help the most vulnerable

April 10, 2016
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$200M call for funds to help the most vulnerable

Haiti Libre: Thursday, the Government of Haiti and the Humanitarian Country Team of the United Nations launched a call for funds of $193.8 million to meet the critical humanitarian needs of 1.3 million people. This humanitarian planning document aims at ensuring protection and access to basic services to the most vulnerable people, and also...
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