Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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MICHEL MARTELLY IN IMMEDIATE ACTION AS HURRICANE MATTHEW HITS HIS PEOPLE

October 6, 2016
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MICHEL MARTELLY IN IMMEDIATE ACTION AS HURRICANE MATTHEW HITS HIS PEOPLE

October 4, 2016 Ex-President Michel Martelly, with his team, was in immediate action even as Hurricane Matthew was still in motion across Haiti. They were busy distributing needed material to areas hit by the giant storm. We were lucky not to lose more people. The devastation was still widespread as buildings were destroyed or...
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Florida Governor: State Could Be Facing ‘Biggest Evacuation Ever’ With Hurricane Matthew

October 5, 2016
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Florida Governor: State Could Be Facing ‘Biggest Evacuation Ever’ With Hurricane Matthew

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Hurricane Matthew marched toward Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas and nearly 2 million people along the coast were urged to evacuate their homes Wednesday, a mass exodus ahead of a major storm packing power the U.S. hasn’t seen in more than a decade. Matthew was a dangerous and life-threatening Category...
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TRAPPED -As Hurricane Matthew approaches Haiti, residents have nowhere to go

October 3, 2016
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TRAPPED -As Hurricane Matthew approaches Haiti, residents have nowhere to go

TRAPPED -As Hurricane Matthew approaches Haiti, residents have nowhere to go By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE Joël Janéus walked through the densely populated slum, moving slowly amid the winding maze of narrow corridors and tin shacks, screaming. “Get out of here, Get out of here,” the assistant mayor of Haiti’s largest slum, Cité Soleil,...
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Rare, Colorful Lightning Sprites Dance Over Hurricane

October 3, 2016
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By Brian Clark Howard PUBLISHED October 3, 2016 As Hurricane Matthew intensified into a Category 5 storm in the Caribbean this weekend, the tempest also produced vibrant colors in the sky. The rare atmospheric phenomena, known as lighting sprites, were photographed by an observer about 400 miles southwest of Puerto Rico. The lightning sprites...
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WHERE ARE THE CLINTONS WHEN HELP IS NEEDED??? HURRICANE MATTHEW ABOUT TO DEVASTATE HAITI WITH IMPOSSIBLE EVACUATION SITUATION…NOWHERE TO GO!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 3, 2016
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WHERE ARE THE CLINTONS WHEN HELP IS NEEDED??? HURRICANE MATTHEW ABOUT TO DEVASTATE HAITI WITH IMPOSSIBLE EVACUATION SITUATION…NOWHERE TO GO!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti and Jamaica implored residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean islands in years, spun slowly toward the region. Matthew is expected to scrape western Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 145 mile per hour (230...
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Hurricane Matthew: Jamaica and Haiti brace for ‘life-threatening’ storm

October 3, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew: Jamaica and Haiti brace for ‘life-threatening’ storm

Matthew will likely make landfall sometime after Monday night off the western tip of the Tiburon Peninsula, which includes most of Haiti’s southern coast, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm surge is expected to reach 10 feet in parts of Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas. The hurricane could be especially devastating for Haiti...
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Preparations ramp up as Haiti braces for Hurricane Matthew

October 2, 2016
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Preparations ramp up as Haiti braces for Hurricane Matthew

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI Haitian interim President Jocelerme Privert warned Haitians Sunday to make preparations for Hurricane Matthew, which no longer threatened just the southern peninsula, but all of Haiti. The heavily deforested nation is not only at risk of mudslides, but also serious flooding that could lead to the loss of...
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55,107 persons in camps in Haiti without protection- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 2, 2016
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55,107 persons in camps in Haiti without protection- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

While category 4 hurricane, Matthew approaches and threatens Haiti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) through its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) implemented since July 2010, reveals in its latest report dated 30 September 2016, that 14,593 household or 55,107 people (Internally Displaced persons (IDPs)) are still living in camps and/or hosting sites in Haiti....
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British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti

September 30, 2016
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British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti

British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com In early August of 2014, the Ebola virus was rapidly spreading through small towns in three West African nations, and doctors were losing the fight to control the outbreak. David Nabarro, a British physician with more than 30...
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Sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti shows promising results – UNICEF

September 26, 2016
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Sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti shows promising results – UNICEF

A community in Haiti’s south-east holds a UN-backed open defecation free (ODF) awareness event. Photo: UNICEF 22 September 2016 – A sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti has shown encouraging results, with a major reduction in the number of water-borne infections for local residents, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “Five localities in...
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Caterpillar Gives the Gift of Power to St. Luke’s Foundation for Haiti

September 25, 2016
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Caterpillar Gives the Gift of Power to St. Luke’s Foundation for Haiti

To celebrate the anniversary of its 3500 engine, Caterpillar brings power to a Haitian hospital complex PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is giving a generator set, powered by one of its most powerful engines, to St. Luke’s Foundation for Haiti to aid the local hospital’s work by providing...
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Clinical specialist Ryan Spill treats Haitian earthquake victims, seeks donated prosthetics

September 24, 2016
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Clinical specialist Ryan Spill treats Haitian earthquake victims, seeks donated prosthetics

WCPO CINCINNATI — Ryan Spill woke up early, got out of bed and made his way to the balcony of the two-story Haitian house. He thought he was prepared for what would come. As he looked outside, he realized he had no idea. People lined the street, waiting for professional care. Some of them...
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Former Haitian Senate President: Clintons Exploited Haiti Earthquake ‘to Steal Billions of Dollars from the Sick and Starving’

September 22, 2016
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Former Haitian Senate President: Clintons Exploited Haiti Earthquake ‘to Steal Billions of Dollars from the Sick and Starving’

THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images by John Hayward21 Sep 20161,620 Bernard Sansaricq, former president of the Haitian Senate, issued a blistering statement condemning the Clinton Foundation, which has been posted at Donald Trump’s campaign website. Sansaricq’s statement says: Sadly, when an earthquake rocked the nation of Haiti in 2010, corruption moved in faster than the help...
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U.N. chief Ban regrets peacekeeper abuse, Haiti cholera

September 22, 2016
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U.N. chief Ban regrets peacekeeper abuse, Haiti cholera

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon holds up a smart phone as he addresses the General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday...
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How the Clintons Destroyed and Impoverished Haiti: Hillary’s “Dream Government” and Haiti’s Pay-to-Play “Recovery Commission” (IHRC)

September 20, 2016
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How the Clintons Destroyed and Impoverished Haiti: Hillary’s “Dream Government” and Haiti’s Pay-to-Play “Recovery Commission” (IHRC)

From its inception, and well before it made $10 billion of earthquake aid money disappear, Bill and Hillary Clinton’s Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC) was a vicious joke on Haitians. The original name, Commission Intérimaire pour la Reconstruction d’Haïti, should have been simply translated as Interim Commission for the Reconstruction of Haiti. After all,...
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Reporter Returns to Haiti And Finds Cherished Hotel Shuttered

September 18, 2016
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Reporter Returns to Haiti And Finds Cherished Hotel Shuttered

NPR Jason Beaubien The hotel continued to operate after the devastating 2010 earthquake. The collapsed roof is visible behind the pool.Brendan Sweeney/WAMU 88.5 To be blunt, I couldn’t care less about most of the hotels I’ve stayed in over the years as a foreign correspondent. Many of them were just a place to take a...
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