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Haiti Aid

MTV Tracks 'Hope For Haiti' Now Funds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Hope for Haiti Now Telethon proved very successful -- donations raised over $65 million for Haiti earthquake survivors. You may be wondering now though, how are the funds being spent?

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HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Haiti struggles to rebuild itself, it's vital that we keep a close watch on who's doing good work and who's trying to take advantage of the disaste...

Suffering and Survival: Haitian Earthquake Survivors Need Social and Economic Rights

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

"It's a nightmare from which you never wake up," said a coordinator for Partners in Health in Port-au-Prince, referring to the January 12 earthquake...

Haiti Aid Agencies Fighting For Money

McClatchy | Jacqueline Charles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- At an encampment on the outskirts of Haiti's capital, physicians from three international aid agencies provide identical serv...

Haiti: A Truly Astounding Gift

Sam Isaac Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Isaac Edwards

In the Western hemisphere there exists but one small population equally poor as those who now inhabit Port au Prince: It is the half million or so Hondurans who live on the Moskita Coast.

Half Of Haitians In Need Have Received Shelter, Aid Agencies Say

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Aid agencies say they have delivered emergency shelter to half of the 1.3 million people in need following the Jan. 12 e...

UNICEF Helps Father And Daughter Reunite In Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Six-year-old Sterling was found wandering the rubble filled streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after January's earthquake devastated the city. Thanks t...

Haiti: Non-random Acts of Kindness

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

My 85-year-old mother left a message on my phone right after the earthquake. "I've found 44 baskets around the house and wonder if you can help get th...

Haitian Small Businesses Hurting: Is Aid To Blame?

HuffPost | Erica Liepmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the wake of the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti in January, international aid has been pouring into the island. Aid efforts organized by th...

Helping Haiti at Home

Gordon Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gordon Campbell

New York City's Haitian community will face significant long-term challenges as a result of the tragedy.

Haiti: The Clock Is Set to Zero

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

Chavannes Jean-Baptiste is the Executive Director of the Peasant Movement of Papay. He gave this interview last month in the rambling, fertile fields and gardens in the Central Plateau.

A Future for Agriculture, a Future for Haiti

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

What would it take to transform Haiti's economy such that its role in the global economy is no longer that of providing cheap labor for sweatshops? What would it take for hunger to not be the norm?

Mercenaries Circling Haiti

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Quigley

On March 9 and 10, there will be a Haiti conference in Miami for private military and security companies to showcase their services to governments.

Making Matters Worse in Haiti

Tony Campolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tony Campolo

At last count there were 9,943 faith-based organizations with ministries in Haiti. Yet Haiti has continued in a downward spiral, not in spite of all these "good works," but in great part because of them.

Haiti: "Post Disaster Needs Assessment" - Whose Needs? Whose Assessment?

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

The Haitian government has been largely silent since the January 12 earthquake. Publicly, that is. Who knows what officials are saying behind closed ...

Disaster, Religion And Resilience In Haiti

blogs.ssrc.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Most of us seem to know intuitively that resilience matters for post-disaster recovery, yet we also know that Haiti desperately needs the internationa...

Haiti: Grasses of Ginen

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

Most of the people who experienced the earthquake in Haiti, do want to talk. Mostly everyone has a story they are burning to share.

Haiti Rises from the Rubble

Scott Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Scott Harrison

I arrived in Haiti early this morning to spend the next five days working with our local partners here on charity: water projects.

Aftershock and the Haitian Amputees

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

I am taken back to a course I took at New York University where I was challenged to look at communities around the world and recognize the impact social, economic, and political standing have in deciding one's life trajectory. In Haiti, socioeconomic stature will now be dictated for many on the absence or presence of a limb.

Relief Efforts Mobilize To Help Elderly Haitians

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An international aid group has assumed day-to-day management of a nursing home in the Haitian capital where elderly resi...

Country Hospitality: Haitian Peasant Organizations Provide Humanitarian Aid

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

"Yon sèl dwèt pa manje kalalou," says Christroi Petit-homme, a member of a peasant farmer organization. You can't eat gumbo with one finger. Peasant...

Haitian Homeless Say They're Denied Aid From Police

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Homeless victims of Haiti's earthquake said Monday that police are halting deliveries of food and water to try to force ...

A Medical Volunteer's Story From Haiti

The Washington Post | Denise T. Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

"It was kind of like going to hell," Hayward said. "We went to an impromptu refugee camp inside the city near a Jesuit school. All we knew was there w...

New Damage Estimate Shows Haiti Needs More Help

Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tim Taliaferro

The earthquake in Haiti and its subsequent aftermath may have passed from our collective consciousness -- but the need to help the ravaged country has never been more dire.

Haiti's Homeless Battered By Rain

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A heavy downpour sent the throngs living beside Haiti's shattered national palace cowering under tarps Thursday as the r...