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Haiti Aid

Hurricane Isaac Threatens Haiti's Vulnerable

Richard Walden | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Richard Walden

Haiti has for decades been the poorest country in our hemisphere and it was set far back by the disasters which have befallen it since 2008. It behooves us, therefore, to do better than we have done and to beseech those relief agencies which still have cash.

My Son's Nature Lesson in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.22.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

We went to Haiti as a family so that our boys do service with the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) programs. The day of the big WWO soccer tournament was filled with excitement and ceremony, but there were quieter moments, too.

Rudy's Armor: A Cholera Vaccine in Haiti

Jason Hayes | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Jason Hayes

To Rudy Laurent and his family, cholera seemed to be everywhere. Now, Laurent has a little bit of armor. In his wallet he carries a vaccination card; in his blood he carries two antigens (cell parts that spur our immune system to build antibodies) made in Hyderabad, India.

The Price of a Chair in Haiti

Betty Londergan | Posted 08.08.2012 | Impact
Betty Londergan

Just 10 kilometers from Haiti's capital of 1.2 million people, Degand is another world -- a poor farming community with breathtaking ocean views, crisp clean air, and people who are spirited and hard-working.

Help Us Help Haitians Learn to Fish, and More

Pierre Ferrari | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Pierre Ferrari

Sean Penn demonstrates the power of people by working with Haitians for the benefit of Haitians, not enlisting help from other countries and peoples. Heifer International will continue to be there, in Haiti, where there is plenty of hope, but not enough help.

In Haiti: Rebuilding a Healthier Future With Vaccines

Dagfinn Høybråten | Posted 07.15.2012 | Impact
Dagfinn Høybråten

In post-earthquake Haiti, the women weren't lined up waiting for food. They sat on wooden benches inside a large tent and waited patiently to have their children vaccinated.

Discussing Haiti... With a Haitian

Alyson Renaldo | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Alyson Renaldo

How is 'need' and 'sustained recovery' being assessed if not through continuous dialogue with the injured group, in this case Haitian people and its governance?

Haiti Journal #3 -- The Highs and Lows of Fieldwork

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Everyone was astonished by the condition of both buildings from the earthquake ... and the tent camps that still remain in the main square.

Has Foreign Aid Hurt Haiti: An Interview with Mario Joseph

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 06.06.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

Mario Joseph is Haiti's most influential and respected human rights attorney. Since 1996, he has led the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) in Port-au-Prince, which uses prominent human rights cases and a victim-centered approach in the interest of the poor majority.

Back in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 05.27.2012 | World
Dr. Jane Aronson

I am back in Haiti and very happy to be here. People are friendly and open although they are constantly by challenged poverty and lack of opportunity. There is hope here, and I'm not sure why.

Buying Out Our Guilts

Nikolas Katsimpras | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Nikolas Katsimpras

Afterwards we forget all about it, like we do after throwing a dollar in a homeless person's cup, walking away with pride, having temporarily silenced our inner voice. No questions are asked if the donated money finally reaches what it is meant for and in what way.

Haiti Earthquake Aid: Champagne, Cruise Ships & Cholera

John Hrabe | Posted 03.13.2012 | Impact
John Hrabe

Cheryl Mills has the unenviable task of coordinating America's aid efforts in Haiti. That's why I've selflessly volunteered to help her out by listing the five things she forgot to mention about Haiti's recovery.

The Future For Haiti: Building Back Better

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 03.26.2012 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

For our final blog on Haiti we wanted to focus on the future of this beautiful country that is full of untapped natural and human resources. Many readers may ask, what is the silver lining to Haiti's story?

Reflections on Haiti -- Two Years Out

Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Impact
Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD

Shortly after the Haitian earthquake struck on January 12, 2010, my phone rang. I left the cold of Chicago seven days later. As an ophthalmologist, a medical doctor who specializes in eye care, I worked to provide immediate treatment for those injured.

Soccer in Haiti: 2 Years After the Quake

Deji Olukotun | Posted 03.13.2012 | World
Deji Olukotun

The world has focused on rebuilding Haiti after this tragedy, but it's important not to lose sight of Haiti's rich traditions. One of them is soccer.

Second Anniversary Of Haiti Quake Brings Little Progress | Posted 03.13.2012 | Black Voices


Haiti: The Good News

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
Cameron Sinclair

Expectations regarding reconstruction often disregard the normal pattern of rebuilding after disaster and basic construction timelines. So here it is, ten reasons why we should double down and renew our commitment to Haiti in 2012.

Haiti Is on the Move

Mark Feierstein | Posted 03.13.2012 | World
Mark Feierstein

While much remains to be done, today Haiti is on the move. The multinational reconstruction effort led by President Michel Martelly's government is spurring the economy, strengthening the capacity of Haitian institutions and improving living standards.

Remembering Is Important: The Second Anniversary Of The Earthquake In Haiti

Rev. Mark Hollingsworth, Jr. | Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion
Rev. Mark Hollingsworth, Jr.

More than simply recalling the day, it is important that we quite literally re-member -- that we reconnect and attach ourselves again to that part of the body of humanity that was severed.

Haiti -- Two Years Post Earthquake: What You May Not Know

Cheryl Mills | Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact
Cheryl Mills

Before and since the earthquake in 2010, Haiti has faced great challenges -- ones they are working to confront and to lead the international community in helping them solve.

Home: From Displacement Camps to Community in Haiti

Beverly Bell | Posted 01.04.2012 | World
Beverly Bell

As 2012 begins, a growing movement of displaced people and their allies in Haiti is actively claiming the right to housing.

WATCH: Rainn Wilson Of 'The Office' On Why He Gives Back

Posted 12.18.2011 | Impact

"The Office" star Rainn Wilson is known for his antics as Dwight on Thursday nights, but offscreen his ambitions reach far beyond becoming regional ma...

Monley's Parents Are Dead, But Is He Really an Orphan?

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 09.10.2011 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

My recollection of Monley, a 6-year-old Haitian boy, is that he was trapped under rubble and curled up inside a metal stand for nine days after the Haiti earthquake.

A Revolution Out Of Garbage In Haiti

Uma Viswanathan | Posted 07.22.2011 | Impact
Uma Viswanathan

The unique cornerstone of Nouvelle Vie Haiti is to shift the mindset of an entire generation. Wilner and the rest of his team are doing just that.

Haiti: Seeding "Reconstruction" or Seeding Destruction?

Jane Regan | Posted 07.01.2011 | Green
Jane Regan

About a month ago, a team of journalists in Haiti released a nine-article study of a massive seed distribution that took place after the earthquake la...