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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.

Haiti Children Abandoned By Desperate Parents

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Weeks after the 1-year-old was found in a dumpster, his father showed up. The baby wriggled in his cot, smiled and held...

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 ...

Mental Health In Haiti: Nation Copes With Trauma

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The battered bodies may be mending, but the minds still struggle. As many as one in five Haiti earthquake victims have ...

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 Conference: Nations Call For Haitian Government To Lead Rebuilding

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MONTREAL — Haiti must lead the effort to rebuild after its devastating earthquake, the United States and other nations said as Haiti's prime min...

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.

Guantanamo Prepares For Thousands Of Haitian Refugees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — The U.S. has begun preparing tents at Guantanamo Bay for Haitians migrants in case of a mass migration spurred...

Haiti Aftershock: Another Earthquake Near Port-au-Prince

AP | PAUL HAVEN and MIKE MELIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A frightening new aftershock Wednesday forced more earthquake survivors onto the capital's streets to live and sent othe...

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 Cash Transfers: Vital Aid Slows To Trickle

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI — Cash transfers worth nearly $1.9 billion annually to Haitians from relatives living in the U.S. and elsewhere have slowed to a trickle a...

Haiti Radio Station Connects Nation, Families

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The caller from Boston was desperate. She had just received a text message Tuesday from a friend trapped in the rubble ...

Haitians Dying In Hospital From Lack Of Supplies

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Richardson Lagredelle was still speaking when medics rushed him into the United Nations hospital. A robust 28-year-old, ...

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.

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: Food Bank Looted

AP | BRADLEY S. KLAPPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — Some 6,000 tons of food aid will be distributed shortly in Haiti, a U.N. spokeswoman said Friday, adding that reports that U.N. warehou...

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.