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Haiti Relief Efforts

MTV Tracks 'Hope For Haiti' Now Funds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Hope for Haiti Now Telethon proved very successful -- donations raised over $65 million for Haiti earthquake survivors. You may be wondering now though, how are the funds being spent?

Hunger and Homelessness in Haiti, Four Months on

Gabriel London | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gabriel London

2010-05-11-HaitiFaminecopy.jpg The scale of the ongoing disaster is hard to convey. Port-au-Prince is still entirely run on generators; families still live in makeshift tent cities. This is life in Haiti now.

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...

Make A Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Student Update

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Middle school students across the country provide "hands-on" support for Haitian earthquake victims by assembling hundreds of health kits for an international aid organization.

Haiti: A Truly Astounding Gift

Sam Isaac Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Isaac Edwards

In the Western hemisphere there exists but one small population equally poor as those who now inhabit Port au Prince: It is the half million or so Hondurans who live on the Moskita Coast.

Haiti Relief Money: Criticism Of Nonprofits Abounds

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The world's bill for the Haitian earthquake is large and growing – now $2.2 billion – and so is the criticis...

Helping Haiti at Home

Gordon Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gordon Campbell

New York City's Haitian community will face significant long-term challenges as a result of the tragedy.

Help Send 120,000 Solar Lights to Health Teams in Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Two of the most highly regarded health care nonprofits in Haiti are making an urgent plea for 120,000 lights to assist them in giving medical attention to those dispersed in the rural areas.

Unnecessary Comparisons: Haiti and Chile

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

Let us not quibble over the numbers of lives lost, buildings ruined or the amount of time it will take to reconstruct, but rather stand in solidarity with those who mourn.

Johnny Depp, Shane McGowan, Chrissy Hynde, Nick Cave: "I Put a Spell on You" for Haiti

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Johnny Depp, Chrissy Hynde, Shane McGowan, Nick Cave, and Glen Matlock were among the artists who recorded this awesome version of Screamin' Jay Hawk...

Evangelicals Throw Rocks at Haitian Religious Service

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lisa Derrick

Evangelicals violently disrupted a traditional religious ceremony in the Cite Soleil slum, located just outside the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince.

Relief Efforts Mobilize To Help Elderly Haitians

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An international aid group has assumed day-to-day management of a nursing home in the Haitian capital where elderly resi...

Haitian Homeless Say They're Denied Aid From Police

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Homeless victims of Haiti's earthquake said Monday that police are halting deliveries of food and water to try to force ...

Notre Dame Offers Free Online Course in Haitian Language and Culture

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Notre Dame is offering Professor Karen Richman's "Creole Language and Culture" class as a free online course, recommended for anyone planning to participating in the Haitian relief effort.

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.

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.

Send a Valentine to Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

For over 20 years, CCH members have supported community development in Haiti. One of the ways they do this is by teaching organic gardening, reforestation, and animal husbandry.

WATCH: Haiti - Dreaming For More Than $3/day

Avi Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Avi Lewis

I got back from Haiti a week ago. I learned that the Haitian people are full of ideas on how to rebuild their country. They are not the passive victims we see on so many other networks.

'Cause Commando' Couple Comes To Rescue In Rural Haiti

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A couple that raised more than $10,000 from family and friends in the gay community has now taken their relief mission online to fund direct delivery ...

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.

When Art = Love = Controversy

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Carine Fabius

I was not surprised when some expressed reservations about sending art to Haiti. What did surprise me, however, is the way the idea was received by some artists.

Make a Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Pa Za Pa

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Elementary school children across the country are making health kits for Haiti with the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Communities everywhere are encouraged to join the effort.

There's Real Hope From Haiti -- And It's Not What You'd Expect

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

When people are living so close to the edge, even small increases in prices can break them. Whenever I report from the developing world, the IMF tracts of anti-development lie like wounds across the land.

MedShare and GO Inspire GO Urges You to Act Now!

Toan Lam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

I wanted to begin a dialogue, so I asked everyone who has reached out to share their experiences of how they're helping -- so that others would be inspired to act through the actions of others.

Bill Clinton Coordinating Haiti Relief Efforts

Reuters | Louis Charbonneau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, currently the U.N. special envoy to Haiti, will be named international coordinator for ...