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Entries by Coco McCabe from 01/2010

A world turned upside down

| Posted 01.22.2010 | World

Water to drink. Food to eat. A dry place to sleep. These are the essentials people are scrambling for now inside the gates of the luxurious Petion Vil...

Someone needs to keep watch

| Posted 01.22.2010 | World

Yesterday evening, a colleague received an email from Nelson Gaviria, a Peruvian national who was working for Oxfam in Haiti when the January 12, 2010...

Moving forward, one street at a time

| Posted 01.23.2010 | Huffington Post

Oxfam's Yolette Etienne talks with quake survivors in Port-au-Prince. Photo: Liz Lucas / Oxfam America Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of severa...

Nous Vivons

| Posted 01.24.2010 | World

I don't know much French, but I know enough to hear the thrill of being alive in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake. A man had spied our driver -- his friend -- and shouted "Nous vivons!" We live!

A Day of Rest in Port-au-Prince

| Posted 01.25.2010 | Impact

It's Sunday in Port-au-Prince -- the second Sunday in this deeply religious country since a devastating earthquake rocked the Haitian capital. Do we work or do we rest?

Many hands help to bring aid to those who need it

| Posted 01.26.2010 | Huffington Post

Photo: Kenny Rae / Oxfam America Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of several Boston-based colleagues in Haiti to help with the relief effort. He...

Willing workers, few jobs

| Posted 01.27.2010 | Huffington Post

Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of several Boston-based colleagues in Haiti to help with the relief effort. Here's her latest update, dated January...

Haiti's entrepreneurs keep life going

| Posted 01.28.2010 | Huffington Post

A quake survivor at the Petionville Club. Photo: Liz Lucas / Oxfam America Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of several Boston-based colleagues in...

Haiti's Entrepreneurs Keep Life Going, Part 2

| Posted 01.29.2010 | World

There's something even more important for Haitians to have if they are going to move their country forward following this disaster. That's education.

Seeking Shelter From the Coming Rain

| Posted 01.30.2010 | World

At the Petionville Club, the hills undulate with bed sheets fastened to wooden poles -- makeshift huts pitched on slopes so steep that no one inside could possibly get a good night's sleep.