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Haiti Disaster Relief

What Happened to the Blood, Red Cross?

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact
Carine Fabius

When and how did the Red Cross join the transitional shelter and housing construction party? They would probably claim that's part and parcel of disaster relief work. But by what method did they take in $488 million for Haiti earthquake relief and wind up building six houses in five years?

Rebuilding in Port-au-Prince After Four Years

Elizabeth Blake | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact
Elizabeth Blake

Amid the reconstruction, what you might not think about as you walk among thriving community gardens and visit new marketplaces is the very thing you're walking on: land.

Hotel In Haiti Symbolizes Future Growth

Tanyella Evans | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Tanyella Evans

Coming to Haiti "for business" may seem like a contradiction in terms to anyone familiar with the headlines on this impoverished nation. Nevertheless,...

Cholera Deaths: The New Norm in Haiti?

Dr. Ralph Ternier | Posted 11.06.2012 | Impact
Dr. Ralph Ternier

The loss of funding means that in months, thousands of patients -- people we have the tools, skills, and expertise to save -- will become sick, and hundreds more may needlessly die. This wouldn't be accepted in a wealthy country. And we're not willing to accept it in Haiti.

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.

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


On the Road in Haiti

Marcia DeSanctis | Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact
Marcia DeSanctis

The key may be in Haiti's time-tested agricultural or faming tradition and expertise. Workers are ready to work and the lucky ones have cooperatives led by people who care about their employees' well-being.

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.

Notes on Haiti

Kieran Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kieran Fitzgerald

When you dash in and out of people's lives, whatever assistance you offer is always limited, and sometimes entirely hamstrung, by the complexity of a new and separate reality. If I am grasping nothing else, it's that Haiti's reality is very complex.

Can Haiti Get Beyond Politics as Usual?

Pascal Robert | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pascal Robert

At some point, the progressive forces who seek to liberate Haiti from the constant cycle of detrimental Western influence will have to get beyond their political differences.

Roadies, Refugees and the One World Futbol

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

Inside this crew, there's a core group of folks that are determined to take this quiet competence and use it to contribute to solving bigger problems -- all while being ready for sound check at 4:00 p.m.

Haiti and the Year of Sorrow

Pascal Robert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Pascal Robert

In order to get a better perspective of what was happening on the ground, on January 11, 2011 I interviewed the President of Yele Foundation International, Hugh Locke while he was in Haiti.

Haiti One Year Later: How One Analyst Returned To His Roots To Help Rebuild A Nation

The Huffington Post | Carly Gillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Jacques-Philippe Piverger deals with money. In his professional life, he's managed billions of dollars in assets as an analyst in venture capital an...

Haiti One Year Later: Still Waiting to Volunteer

Stacy Twilley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stacy Twilley

I won't be going to Haiti soon. But I continue to support the expert International Medical Corps volunteers who are still needed there.

Building Hospitals For Haiti's Future

Andrew MacCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Andrew MacCalla

An hour and a half after leaving the crowded streets of Port-au-Prince, we arrived at the gates of the new Camejo Hospital in Leogane, a town only 20 miles outside the capital city.

Haiti: Cholera Outbreak Metaphor for No Accountability

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

It began as a trickle of questions and sketchy information last night. An email from a friend and colleague in Haiti: "Do you know what is happening a...

WATCH: Jon Stewart To Author Linda Polman

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Journalist Linda Polman discussed corruption and aid organizations, the topic of her new book, "The Crisis Caravan: What's Wrong With Humanitarian Aid...

Haiti Relief Is Not Charity: A Rights-Based Approach to Aid

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kerry Kennedy

Six months after the quake, the people of Haiti have a right to know who promised aid, when delivery can be expected, and what recourse they have if deadlines are not met.

Haiti: Human foundation key to recovery

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Haiti has rarely been a country that makes the news for the right reasons. But six months ago the whole world's attention was focused on this small C...

Report Questions NGO Accountability in Haiti

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The Disaster Accountability Project found that of the 197 organizations identified as soliciting money for their activities in Haiti following the earthquake only six have provided factual situation reports itemizing their activities.

Not displaced, just going home

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Mariela is down to just one goat. Three months ago, the grandmother in her seventies had four of the creatures living in her simple home in Haiti's ...

Meetings with Remarkable Haitians--Dr. Jean Hugues Henrys and Dr. Alex Larsen

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

Our last full day in Haiti brought us another unexpected and auspicious meeting. On our first visit to Haiti the month before, Rosemary and I had met ...

Meetings with Remarkable Haitians: Drs. Guiteau & Amedee-Gedeon

James S. Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James S. Gordon

One of the sure but less obvious signs that our work is going well, and that it is meant to go well, is the increased incidence of synchronistic exper...

Haiti Offers Opportunity to Begin New Era for U.S. Foreign Assistance

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Samuel A. Worthington

The end goal should be a new era for foreign assistance; one that does not rely on Cold War-era rationales. Still, though, the window to enact lasting change is closing.

Michelle Obama Visits Haiti

Rebecca Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Harrington

Yesterday, Michelle Obama, the first lady, and Jill Biden, the wife of vice president Joe Biden, visited Haiti. The visit, Mrs. Obama's first solo tri...