Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

U.S. Political Intervention in Haiti Has Caused Instability and Aid Efforts Have Largely Failed

November 12, 2015
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U.S. Political Intervention in Haiti Has Caused Instability and Aid Efforts Have Largely Failed

When a devastating earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, killing more than 200,000 people, former President Bill Clinton said that the reconstruction would provide an opportunity to “build back better.” Some $9.6 billion was pledged by the international community, including the U.S. government. But nearly six years later, although about $7.6 billion has been...
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PADF and American Red Cross Upgrade Emergency Shelters in Northern Haiti

November 10, 2015
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PADF and American Red Cross Upgrade Emergency Shelters in Northern Haiti

Improved shelters are safer and more accessible to residents during emergencies WASHINGTON, Nov 09, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) is working with the American Red Cross to rehabilitate and upgrade 19 evacuation shelters throughout Northern Haiti to ensure local communities are better prepared for future disasters. With $1.2 million...
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Feed the Hungry packs more than a half-million meals for Haiti

November 4, 2015
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Feed the Hungry packs more than a half-million meals for Haiti

About 3,500 volunteers help during 2-day event at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center Food bags contained dehydrated vegetables, a scoop of vitamin powder, a cup of rice and a cup of soy in a plastic bag Each bag makes about 6 meals The He’s Alive Church group, foreground left, begins packing the meals during...
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From Bishop’s Falls to Haiti: Inmates participate in eyeglasses program

October 30, 2015
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From Bishop’s Falls to Haiti: Inmates participate in eyeglasses program

Glasses will travel with Team Broken Earth to Haiti CBC News Posted: Oct 29, 2015 9:00 PM NT Last Updated: Oct 29, 2015 9:00 PM NT Inmates and correctional staff at the Bishop’s Falls Correctional Centre have teamed up with the Lions Club to restore old eyeglasses for people in need. (Doug Wells/The Des...
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Sean Penn to Visit Israel for Conference on Haiti as Guest of IsraAID

October 27, 2015
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Sean Penn to Visit Israel for Conference on Haiti as Guest of IsraAID

Actor and humanitarian Sean Penn will visit Israel in November as a guest of IsraAID. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Hollywood actor Sean Penn, 55, will visit Israel in November as a guest of the Israeli humanitarian organization the Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid (IsraAID) to participate in a conference on rebuilding Haiti after...
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Emails: Clinton Foundation Donor Lobbied State Department for Haiti Hotels

October 20, 2015
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Emails: Clinton Foundation Donor Lobbied State Department for Haiti Hotels

Foundation donor emailed State Department Chief of Staff Cheryl Mills. BY: Alana Goodman October 19, 2015 5:00 am A donor to the Clinton Foundation reached out to Hillary Clinton’s office to promote a Haiti hotel project that later received support from the U.S. government and Bill Clinton, according to emails released by the Department...
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Haiti’s Small-Scale Election Economy in Full Swing

October 20, 2015
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Haiti’s Small-Scale Election Economy in Full Swing

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Oct 20, 2015, 11:44 AM ET A young man stands on a busy street corner in the Haitian capital wearing the campaign logo of one presidential candidate on his sweat-soaked T-shirt, the name of another emblazoned on his sunglasses while he passes out flyers on behalf...
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Off-Grid Solar Startup Bringing Affordable, Reliable Electricity to Haiti

October 20, 2015
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Off-Grid Solar Startup Bringing Affordable, Reliable Electricity to Haiti

October 19, 2015 by Mike Hower Image Credit: Wikimedia Haitian off-grid utility startup RE-VOLT is on a mission to bring affordable and reliable electricity to families in rural Haiti and is running a crowdfunding campaign to help fund the expansion of its service to more customers, according to a recent announcement. RE-VOLT recently launched...
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Refurbished Fire Truck Goes to Haiti

October 20, 2015
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Refurbished Fire Truck Goes to Haiti

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - On Jan. 12, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck the island nation of Haiti, killing more than 230,000 people and injuring another 300,000. The temblor and multiple aftershocks displaced more than 1 million people from their homes and destroyed businesses, schools, hospitals and more. The world came to Haiti’s aid, including...
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4 Days In Haiti – How to Be Like Brit

October 18, 2015
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4 Days In Haiti – How to Be Like Brit

I have interviewed hundreds of amazing leaders, visionaries, and entrepreneurs in the last decade. They all have inspiring stories and an interesting take on life, but none like the two I’m about to share with you. These two are without question world changers. Think about the people who have literally shaped the trajectory of...
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