Earthquake/CHOLERA

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Cholera Deepens Haiti’s Misery After Hurricane

October 15, 2016
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Cholera Deepens Haiti’s Misery After Hurricane

The disease is stalking the areas gutted by Hurricane Matthew on a remote stretch of the country’s southern peninsula. Written by AZAM AHMED; Photographs by MERIDITH KOHUT RENDEL, Haiti — There is a plague on this town. Even before the winds and rain toppled nearly everything standing, cholera was already here. It came down...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH BAN-KI MOON, SECRÉTAIRE-GÉNÉRAL DES NATIONS-UNIES, DEMANDE À L’ARMÉE DOMINICAINE DE REMPLACER LES SOLDATS DE LA MINUSTHA.

October 15, 2016
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  BAN-KI MOON, SECRÉTAIRE-GÉNÉRAL DES NATIONS-UNIES, DEMANDE À L’ARMÉE DOMINICAINE DE REMPLACER LES SOLDATS DE LA MINUSTHA.

Oct 15, 2016 Cinq jours après le dispaching de 600 soldats dominicains sur le territoire haitien et la création d’un quartier-général à l’ancienne base navale Amiral Killick à Carrefour,le Secrétaire-Général des Nations-Unies,Ban-Kimoon, débarque en Haiti. Les informations qui circulaient dans les couloirs des Nations-Unies se confirment. Ban-Kimoon aurait proposé aux représentants d’Haiti aux Nations-unies...
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One week after Matthew: This is what Haiti looks like

October 13, 2016
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One week after Matthew: This is what Haiti looks like

Susan Miller , USA TODAY 2:36 p.m. EDT October 12, 2016 Two days after Hurricane Matthew ravaged Haiti’s remote southwestern peninsula, officials dramatically raised the death toll to more than 100 as they finally began to reach corners of the country that had been cut off by the devastating storm. (Oct. 6) AP (Photo:...
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On the Ground in Hurricane-Wrecked Haiti

October 13, 2016
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On the Ground in Hurricane-Wrecked Haiti

Andrew Katz @katz Oct. 12, 2016 “Everything is broken and scattered for as far as the eye can see” Andrew McConnell—Panos A family stands in the remains of their destroyed home in Roche-a-Bateau, southwestern Haiti, on Oct. 8, 2016. Irish photographer Andrew McConnell was in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, for an assignment about education...
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Lettre du Secrétaire Général de l’OEA au Président de la République d’Haïti Jocelerme Privert

October 13, 2016
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Lettre du Secrétaire Général de l’OEA au Président de la République d’Haïti Jocelerme Privert

Almagro and  Privert 11 octobre 2016 Monsieur le Président, J’ai l’honneur de vous exprimer par la présente mes sentiments les plus sincères de solidarité avec votre peuple et votre pays. Permettez-moi de vous exprimer nos condoléances et notre solidarité avec les victimes et nos profondes sympathies pour les souffrances que connaissent les Haïtiens suite...
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Aid arrives in Haiti after Matthew, but desperation grows in cut-off towns

October 12, 2016
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Helicopters are ferrying in food and medicine to devastated southwestern Haiti, but almost a week after Hurricane Matthew’s assault life here is still far from normal and desperation is growing in communities where aid has yet to arrive. Power is still out, water and food are scarce, and officials say that young men in...
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Haitian leader: Cholera kills 13 after Matthew

October 12, 2016
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Haitian leader: Cholera kills 13 after Matthew

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN)Haiti’s leader says Hurricane Matthew’s assault has accelerated the already existing cholera epidemic and undermined the strides made in fighting the disease. “A lot of effort has been made to avoid the spread of this epidemic,” said Interim President Jocelerme Privert, “but the hurricane has accelerated it.” Thirteen people have died from...
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In Haiti, a City’s Race Into the 21st Century Is Ruined by a Hurricane

October 12, 2016
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In Haiti, a City’s Race Into the 21st Century Is Ruined by a Hurricane

Haiti Ravaged by Hurricane Matthew Hurricane Matthew was the worst natural disaster to strike the Caribbean nation of Haiti since the earthquake of 2010. By NEETI UPADHYE on Publish Date October 7, 2016. Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters. Watch in Times Video » JÉRÉMIE, Haiti — Things had been looking up in Jérémie, a...
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Haiti death toll from Hurricane Matthew passes 1,000

October 12, 2016
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Haiti death toll from Hurricane Matthew passes 1,000

Authorities bury bodies in mass graves as cholera threat from contaminated water stokes fears of new major outbreak. The number of people killed in Haiti by Hurricane Matthew has hit 1,000 as the country battles new deaths from a cholera outbreak and buries bodies in mass graves. The powerful hurricane, the fiercest Caribbean storm...
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Dutch navy delivering aid to hurricane-battered Haiti

October 10, 2016
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Dutch navy delivering aid to hurricane-battered Haiti

Published October 10, 2016 THE HAGUE, Netherlands –  The Dutch government is sending a navy ship to Haiti to deliver aid including food, water and shelters and to check the ravaged nation’s ports and waterways to ensure other aid vessels can safely dock in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The Defense Ministry said in...
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Haiti: cholera surge concerns

October 10, 2016
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Haiti: cholera surge concerns

Haiti (MNN) — As Hurricane Matthew’s high waters recede from Haiti, they are revealing the storm was far deadlier than originally thought. (Photo courtesy of Living Water International) The death toll, according to Reuters, jumped past 1,000 in Haiti.  Even that number isn’t sure.  Haiti’s central civil protection agency, which visually confirms victims, said...
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4 days after Matthew, Haiti struggles to recover

October 9, 2016
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4 days after Matthew, Haiti struggles to recover

Susan Miller , USA TODAY 5:06 p.m. EDT October 8, 2016 At least 400 dead in hurricane-hit Haiti: senator At least 400 people are now known to have died as Hurricane Matthew leveled huge swaths of Haiti’s south, a local senator told AFP. Video provided by AFP Newslook (Photo: Sean Sheridan, Mercy Corps) Four...
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HELP !!!

October 9, 2016
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HELP !!!

HELP !!! Oct 9, 2016 1. Comme annoncé ce matin, Les communications téléphoniques sont rétablies avec la Grande Anse depuis hier soir.  Les réseaux sont cependant congestionnés et les Grands Anselais n’ont pas d’énergie pour recharger leur téléphones. 2. Food for the Poor a concentré tous ses efforts aujourd’hui sur la Grande Anse. 3. L’entrepreneur...
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Haiti mourns as families bury loved ones killed by hurricane

October 9, 2016
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Haiti mourns as families bury loved ones killed by hurricane

“The death toll is sure to go up,” the Civil Protection Agency official said Dieu Nalio Chery, The Associated Press Yoleine Casimir stands in her destroyed house caused by Hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, Haiti. Saturday Oct. 8, 2016. Aid has begun pouring into the hard-hit town, where thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed...
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U.S. Rushes Aid To Haiti, Where Hurricane Matthew Killed Hundreds

October 9, 2016
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U.S. Rushes Aid To Haiti, Where Hurricane Matthew Killed Hundreds

Bill Chappell Residents carry a coffin containing the remains of a pregnant woman killed by Hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, Haiti. People across southwest Haiti are salvaging what they can from wreckage the Category 4 storm caused. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP As fears are confirmed about the extent of the damage Hurricane Matthew inflicted on Haiti...
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti south ’90% destroyed’

October 8, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti south ’90% destroyed’

Nearly 900 people are known to have been killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, with aid officials saying up to 90% of some areas have been destroyed. Some of the hardest-hit towns are yet to be reached by land, and there are fears more bodies will be found. Parts of Haiti’s south had faced...
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Le sens profond d’humanité doit être réveillé en chacun de nous après Matthew

October 8, 2016
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Le sens profond d’humanité doit être réveillé en chacun de nous après Matthew

Le sens profond d’humanité doit être réveillé en chacun de nous après Matthew Oct 7, 2016 Le pays vient de subir une rude épreuve le 4 Octobre 2016 avec le passage de l’ouragan Matthew. Le pays tout entier a vécu avec impuissance le passage de cet ouragan de catégorie 4 qui a broyé tout...
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After Hurricane Matthew, will aid predators ravage Haiti?

October 7, 2016
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After Hurricane Matthew, will aid predators ravage Haiti?

‘A great problem in Haiti is a lack of investment – not humanitarian funds.’ Photograph: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters Thursday 6 October 2016 16.40 EDTLast modified on Thursday 6 October 2016 16.46 EDT On Tuesday, Hurricane Matthew moved slowly through Haiti’s south-west armed with heavy rain and 145 miles per hour wind. Any country subjected to a category 4 hurricane...
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Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster

October 6, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster

Media captionHurricane Matthew leaves at least 108 dead in HaitiThe death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew has soared to 264, the government says. Some 50 people were reported to have died in the southern town of Roche-a-Bateau alone. The peninsula’s main city, Jeremie, saw 80% of its buildings levelled. In...
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U.S. Sends Marines to Haiti as Florida Braces for Hurricane Matthew

October 6, 2016
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U.S. Sends Marines to Haiti as Florida Braces for Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, the category 4 storm that barrelled through the Caribbean with 145-mile-per-hour winds and left at least 108 Haitians dead over the past two days, is now headed for the southeastern coast of the United States. “The whole southern coast of Haiti, from the town of Les Cayes to Tiburon, is devastated,” Pierre-Louis...
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