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Haiti Relief Effort

Disaster Response 2.0: Learning From Haiti

Daniel B. Prieto | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel B. Prieto

The lessons in technology innovation from Haiti present an opportunity to reconsider how the world responds to a humanitarian crisis.

Where's Haiti's Bailout?

Isabel Macdonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Isabel Macdonald

Six months after the earthquake, the plan for a "New Future for Haiti" (a "Haitian-led" effort being funded under World Bank oversight, through a commission whose members include only seven Haitians) seems remote indeed.

Haiti Kids Kino Project: Showing Movies In Haiti

David Fitzsimmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Fitzsimmons

The Haiti Kids Kino Project (HKKP) is a temporary social cinema for children in Haiti affected by the earthquake. The project screens films for children and provides workshops where possible to make their own films.

Rains Threaten the Bourdon Valley

Mark Jafar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Jafar

As the looming rainy season threatens Haiti's Bourdon Valley, a massive relocation effort is underway to move 2,500 residents to Tabarre Issa, a newly built settlement that has the roots to be a lasting community.

Nearly Deported: How The Haiti Earthquake Changed One Man's Life

Bradley Gallo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Gallo


Healing Kids in Haiti

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

In Port-au-Prince there are no fewer people living in tents or on the streets, but more of them seem out and about, vertical and animated -- selling and shopping

AIDS in Haiti: A Secret Too Scary To Tell

Dr. Toni Brayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Toni Brayer

For a country with such poverty, lack of health care and lack of education, it is not a surprise that HIV/AIDS remains a significant problem in Haiti. Worse still, the disease carries a stigma and HIV infection is kept secret.

Outlying Medical Centers Under Strain In Haiti

Andrew MacCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew MacCalla

Medical facilities throughout Haiti are now over-burdened by the thousands of Haitians who have relocated from Port-au-Prince to come live with family and friends.

Hospice and Healing

Jeanne Dennis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeanne Dennis

This first blog looks at end of life care from a cultural perspective and considers how individuals and entire communities process sudden and traumatic grief and loss.

Poetry Helps Some Cope With An Earthquake's Aftermath

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

"Two hundred years of words, I will need to describe the destruction my eyes have seen." Those are the words Jean-Dany Jaochim used to describe his home country of Haiti after the quake.

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...

Disaster, Religion And Resilience In Haiti | 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...

How The Hatian Tragedy Is Building Community

The Baietto Brothers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The Baietto Brothers

Our efforts now are crucial. They not only aid the physical relief of our brothers and sisters in Haiti but also their emotional relief. I pray that we hold this same sense of community in our minds and hearts everyday.

Haiti: Landing 149 Flights Without Electricity, Phones, Computers or Radar

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Given the severe limitations of the situation, the work that is being done in Haiti and the speed with which it is being done, is amazing.

Doctors Without Borders President: U.S. Military Hampering Haiti Relief Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Doctors Without Borders President Christophe Fournier said the U.S. military presence is reducing the efficiency of the organization's medical efforts...

Progress In Haiti: Catastrophe To Simple Chaos (PHOTOS)

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

Yesterday we received a flood of supplies and people. We now have hundreds of doctors and nurses from around the world, aid workers and supplies. It is the beginning of creating order from chaos.

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.

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.

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 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...

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.