Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

International community warns Haiti in for more political crisis if elections don’t happen in 2014-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2014
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International community warns Haiti in for more political crisis if elections don’t happen in 2014-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Indicating increasing frustration with an ongoing political stalemate in Haiti, the international community warned Tuesday that the country could be headed for another political crisis with unpredictable consequences. The tough stance from the United Nations and others comes after the U.S. informed the poverty-stricken nation last week that it could...
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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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