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Haiti Disaster

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.

Marcus Baram

EXCLUSIVE: Haiti's Development King Denies Inside Deal To Profit Off Refugee Camp | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"Beyond the mountains, more mountains" - Haitian proverb NEW YORK -- The largest refugee camp in Haiti, Corail-Cesselesse, epitomizes all the promise...

Interview: While the NGO's Thrive, Haiti's Doctors Need Help

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Six months after the earthquake in Haiti, I spoke with Dr. Herold Merisier, president of the South Florida chapter of the Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad.

Turbulence on the trip to Port-au-Prince

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

I'm flying from Seattle down to Port-au-Prince on a red-eye via Chicago and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. About an hour from O'Hare over the prairie, the ...

New Life in a Shattered Community

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

Less than two days after the earthquake which devastated Haiti's capital, Marguerite Ulysse gave birth to a baby girl, Neika. The nearest hospital was destroyed. Marguerite's home had collapsed.

Haiti Earthquake Shows Need for Disaster Mitigation

Alyssa Battistoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alyssa Battistoni

Disaster mitigation--for example, retrofitting buildings or restoring natural barriers like wetlands--is extremely cost-effective, but receives much less funding than disaster relief.

Alyssa Battistoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alyssa Battistoni


Reading the Pictures: Please Stop, Anderson. Just STOP.

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2010-01-21-pull.jpgAnderson Cooper: please stop with your sensationalist and self-promoting tendencies.

Haiti: My Experience on the Ground

Richard Morse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Morse

I hope to give you a slice of Haiti. We watch the country rise from the dust cloud, but we also observe the aid to Haiti do what it always seems to do: enter into a stomach digested by the juices of corruption.

Haiti Journal: Shaken Again

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

I slept through the aftershock Wednesday morning, a small 6.1 earthquake that has had no real impact on the island: everything that could be destroyed was already destroyed.

Haiti Journal: Hacksaws and Vodka -- Resurrecting Port-au-Prince's Largest Hospital From The Rubble

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

We are still operating with no electricity, oxygen, suction, or cardiac monitoring equipment. It is a week after the earthquake and while supplies have spilled into the country, we're not getting them.

Matt Taibbi Blasts David Brooks: 'Wait Until After The Bodies Were Cold' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A friend of mine sent a link to Sunday's David Brooks column on Haiti, a genuinely beautiful piece of occasional literature. Not many writers would ha...

Haiti Relief Effort: Dr. Mark Hyman Talks To '60 Minutes' (VIDEO)

60 Minutes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dr. Mark Hyman, who is chronicling his efforts to provide medical attention in Haiti through his blog on the Huffington Post, was visited by a 60 Minu...

Haiti Journal: 'Beyond Horror'

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Then we landed amidst the chaos - no immigration, no customs. Greeted instead by tears and relief and hope from the local Partners in Health volunteers who lost family, friend and co-workers.

Reading the Pictures: That "Looting"

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2010-01-16-pull.jpgThe media has got to be very careful in using the term "looting" in the midst of an overwhelming humanitarian crisis.

Gisele: Haiti Earthquake Relief Donation A Whopping $1.5 Million

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The benevolent Gisele Bundchen yesterday wrote a $1.5 million check to the Red Cross to aid the relief effort in Haiti, according to a source close to...

Haiti Relief Effort: A Roundup

Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bill Lucey

Most humanitarian international agencies have been raising record amounts of money at lightning speed that will be directed toward relief efforts in Haiti.

Memories of Haiti Before The Quake

Jeff Antebi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeff Antebi

One night, after a marketplace turned from lively to utterly apocalyptic, I decided to walk very far into the depths of the darkest, most dangerous part of town rather than flee.

Haiti Relief Effort: Colleges Pitch In

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Young, willing and able, America's college communities are doing what they can to help the victims of this week's earthquake in Haiti. Some are also s...