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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.

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: "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 ...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

Haiti: One Month Later by the Numbers

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Martha St Jean

One month later in Port-au-Prince: How many more people will die? How many more building will collapse? How many still have hope?

An Appeal From the Field in Haiti

Eric Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Eric Klein

During my organization's month in Haiti, we have distributed over 150,000 gallons of clean drinking water and impacted tens of thousands of lives. We need your help to keep this going.

A Hospital in Haiti--Day 3

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

There are six rows of cots, perhaps twenty cots in each. Children lie on them. White bandages capping the stumps left after amputations are visible. S...

Organization Helps Anyone Send A Tent To Haiti

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As the rainy season quickly approaches in Haiti, hundreds of thousands are still in need of waterproof shelter. Haiti's president has asked for 200,...

Global Health Diplomacy and the Muslim World: How Haiti Will Heal Us

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Collaborative work is emblematic of the increasingly important field of global health diplomacy and the Muslim world has an enormous role to play in this new conversation.

Psychological Hope and Healing for Haiti--Day 1

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

Arrival in Port-au-Prince There is a weight to the air; we begin to feel it at the border where we enter from the Dominical Republic. We can smell it...

7 days in Jiamani

Dr. Nitin Puri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Nitin Puri

When I close my eyes and I remember the week I spent in Haiti, I can only hope that the lessons I learned will help people in the future.

Help Haiti Rethink and Reconfigure

Luis Alberto Moreno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Luis Alberto Moreno

The list of Haiti's needs is long and the time to move from the planning phase to execution is growing short. Let's listen to Haiti's leaders, coordinate our responsibilities and get to work.

Donated Circus Tents To House Haiti Government

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Thanks to a generous Nevada real estate developer, Cirque du Soleil tents are en route to Haiti to serve as a temporary headquarters for Port-au-Princ...

We Need An Emergency Boss

Steven Van Zandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steven Van Zandt

Let's stop making the same mistakes over and over. Let the wealthier countries and corporations of the world fund an Emergency Organization. With one person responsible for running it.

Haiti Numbers - 27 Days After Quake

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bill Quigley

890 million. Amount of international debt that Haiti owes creditors. Finance ministers from developing countries announced they will forgive $290 mi...

Haiti Recovery Efforts Still Coming Up Short

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Despite the hard work and good intentions of thousands bringing help to Haiti, recovery efforts are still falling short, The Washington Post reports. ...

The Classic Crime in Haiti

Jorge Hernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jorge Hernandez

Classic Crime, a Seattle-based band, inspired by a previous trip to Port-au-Prince are working hard to draw attention and raise money for Haiti with their music.

Garcon And Vilma: Opponents On The Field, United For Haiti When The Game Ends

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Pierre Garcon and New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma are both of Haitians, and despite facing off against e...

Lap Dances For Haiti? Ohio Strip Club To Donate To Relief Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Marilyn's On Monroe, a nude dance club in downtown Toledo, Ohio, is raising money to send to the Haiti relief efforts, CNN reports, though they're not...