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Haiti Relief Efforts

Make a Hands-On Difference for Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

The 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at this Dickson County school are gathering supplies to make 442 "health kits" for people displaced by last week's earthquake in Haiti.

Reflections On Haiti: Feeling More Connected

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

That there is 'suffering in Haiti' would be the understatement of 2010. In the wake of such disaster, it is easy to overlook the 'inner earthquakes,' or tremors, that those in our midst may be experiencing.

Haiti's Tragedy and the Inevitable Controversy

J. Brian Atwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
J. Brian Atwood

The Obama administration deserves high marks for its response to the tragic Haitian earthquake and USAID has demonstrated once again why we need a strong foreign aid agency.

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 Earthquake: New York Rescue Team Finds Two Children Alive In Rubble | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Police spokesman Browne says the boy and girl, who are brother and sister, were the fifth and sixth individuals pulled alive from collapsed buildings ...

7 Inspiring Stories Out Of Haiti

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The earthquake in Haiti was undoubtedly one of the most devastating natural disasters in recent memory. Despite the pain, however, Haiti presented sto...

RED the Book: Haiti Help -- Now And for Its Future

Amy Goldwasser | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goldwasser

Being in Haiti takes patience. In good times, the country runs haltingly. In these weeks, it is hard to imagine how things are running at all.

Love Haiti: A Task We're All Charged With

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Danielle Cavallucci

In the wake of this morning's 6.1 aftershock, I felt the urgency even more to continue spreading the message behind our LOVE HAITI effort here in Laguna Beach.

Solar-Powered Bibles Sent To Haiti

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As international aid agencies rush food, water and medicine to Haiti's earthquake victims, a U.S. faith-based group is sending Bibles to Haitians in t...

Larry King Telethon: CNN Raises $5 Million For Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In a special two-hour broadcast on Sunday, a CNN telethon hosted by Larry King pulled in $5 million in donations for UNICEF and the American Red Cross...

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 ...

United Airlines Haiti Flight: Relief Trip To Leave Chicago Wednesday With More Flights Planned

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — United Airlines says it will send a plane full of bottled water and other relief supplies to Haiti on Wednesday. The 757 aircraft wil...

Top 10 Ways to Donate to the Relief Efforts in Haiti

Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin

We know you've got your hands full on the homefront and weeding through the legitimate organizations can leave you with less time to pull out your wallet. Here are some of the top spots to send your support.

Haiti Relief: Feeding The Hungry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On the one-week anniversary of the devastating 7.0 earthquake near Haiti, miraculous stories are coming out of Port-au-Prince of survivors pulled out ...

Tech Tools Help Haiti Recovery

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Hundreds of tech volunteers spurred to action by Haiti's killer quake are adding a new dimension to disaster relief, developing new tools and services...

My Haiti Earthquake Diary, Part 2

Helen Hawkings | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Helen Hawkings

I arrived at the golf course at midday. The truck containing 5, 000 liters of water was filling the water storage container that we had constructed. After a final leak fix things were looking good, and we were ready to go.

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 Rebuilds -- The Birth of Global Citizen 1.0

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Haiti suffers as we watch, and it will rebuild during our watch. And an emerging online-connected global citizenry -- us -- must be asked to remain engaged in the weeks, months and years ahead.

My Video of a Two-Year-Old Girl Rescued Alive After Five Days Under the Rubble in Haiti

Rep. Kendrick B. Meek | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Kendrick B. Meek

On Sunday, the Miami-Dade Urban Search and Rescue Team rescued a two-year-old girl who had been buried under the rubble for five days. Here is video footage of the rescue from my iPhone.

4:53pm EST: One. Week. Later.

Rev. Lennox Yearwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rev. Lennox Yearwood

In less than an hour from now it will be exactly one week since the 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti. On Friday, the Hip Hop Caucus launched www.Hip...

Overcoming Trauma in Haiti: Reflections of a Seasoned Disaster Specialist

William Spear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
William Spear

Imagine trying to help a soldier overcome his trauma while bullets are still flying overhead. Our work facilitates communities to recover a sense of safety for children, relieve fear, and allow grief, anger and sadness to be expressed.

The Haiti Tragedy: Why Is There Digital Silence?

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Adam Hanft

A quick scan of the websites of some of our most well-known brands indicates a surprising -- if not shocking -- minimalism in response to the Haiti earthquake.

Rebuild Haiti

Nigel Barker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nigel Barker

On my first trip to Haiti, the one resounding impression I was left with is that the people of Haiti were full of hope and desire for a better life. Perhaps now with all the attention and development aid Haiti can have a fresh start.

Dispatch from Port-au-Prince

Margaret Aguirre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Margaret Aguirre

Once the immediate emergency is over, another will begin -- rebuilding and getting Haiti's health care infrastructure back on track so they can care for themselves again.

Haiti's Elderly: What About Them?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Some 800,000 Haitians are over 60. Most of these older people live in extreme poverty and many of them have lost their homes and loved ones.