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Haiti Relief

Seeking Shelter From the Coming Rain

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Coco McCabe

At the Petionville Club, the hills undulate with bed sheets fastened to wooden poles -- makeshift huts pitched on slopes so steep that no one inside could possibly get a good night's sleep.

Help Light Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Even before the earthquake, 85% of Haitians did not have electricity. Now the situation is even worse. For $10, you can empower a group of 10 people in Haiti for 10 years by providing a solar-powered light.

Breast Milk To Haiti: Red Cross Tells Americans Not To Send It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Red Cross is urging concerned women to stop sending their breast milk to Haiti, arguing that transportation, storage and screening create an unnec...

Laura Bassett

Transaction Fee On Haiti Donation Leads College Student To Create Anti-Wachovia Facebook Page | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Several days after 21-year-old Heather Lynn used her Wachovia debit card to donate $10 to Yele Haiti's earthquake fund, she noticed on her online bill...

LA County Search and Rescue Squad Returns from Haiti

NBC Los Angeles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The 72 member Los Angeles County Urban Search and Rescue Squad returned from a two-week deployment in Haiti Thursday night, as happy loved ones gather...

Haiti: On the Ground in Port au Prince

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Quigley

Hundreds of thousands of people are living and sleeping on the ground in Port au Prince. Many have no homes, their homes destroyed by the earthquake.

History May Be Haiti's Greatest Resource

Dr. Joia Mukherjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Joia Mukherjee

It is this history that makes Haiti mighty -- mighty without wealth, without natural resources, without arable land and without arms.

Somali Pirates Aim To Donate 'Avast' Sum To Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Here's an idea for a new holiday: Give Like A Pirate Day. That's right. According to Good, spokesmen for the so-called "Somali pirates" say they want...

Risk of Child Trafficking Increases in Aftermath of Haiti Earthquake

Rani Hong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rani Hong

Trafficking networks are springing into action in Haiti, taking advantage of the weakness of local authorities and the distraction of relief efforts.

A Poem About Haiti -- My Thanks

Tamsin Rothschild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tamsin Rothschild

haiti earthquake grabbed me and the world / like an angry parent / shaking us to the core

New Volunteers Needed In Haiti: Teach, Heal, Rebuild

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Haiti relief organizations are seeking volunteers with a range of professional backgrounds to contribute to the continued healing and rebuilding of th...

A Message to Those Hating on Haiti: Consider Yourself Hugged

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

The Center for Immigration Studies has put out a "Fact Sheet on Haitian Immigrants." What, not enough Haitians just plain dead enough for ya, you have to whine that they might be coming here?

10 Days in Haiti

Rob Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rob Morrison

I left my assignment in Haiti with an optimistic feeling. Not necessarily about the country which has been victimized for centuries by one selfish government after another, but about the people.

My Latest Dispatch From Haiti

Richard Morse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Morse

26 January 2010 Beginning at 6:52 A.M.: Good Morning! RED ZONE/GREEN ZONE still seems to be an issue when getting aid to different neighborhoods. A...

U.N. Faces Mobs At Food-Aid Sites

Wall Street Journal | Gina Chon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.N. troops fired tear gas and warning shots for the second day to try to prevent a mob from plundering aid supplies, witnesses said, underscoring the...

Cancel Haiti's Debt

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

There is a quickly growing movement to forgive Haiti's $1 billion in outstanding debt and to insure that aid to earthquake victims takes the form of grants, not more loans.

Conan O'Brien Headband, Max Weinberg Speedo Raise Money For Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Though last week may have had the final episode of The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien, the host took time out of each episode to encourage viewers to...

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.

Rebuilding Haiti With Public Purpose Capitalism

Amb. Andrew J. Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Andrew J. Young

Haiti needs assistance that will produce a sustainable economy, not just a relief economy. A viable option is a Haitian Enterprise Fund, similar to what is proving successful in parts of Africa.

Washing Away the Smell of Death

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

Outside a morgue in Haiti, piles of bodies were covered with flies. There was no water to make plaster casts for broken limbs; and water used to mop the floor was black. "It smelled bad; it smelt of death," my colleague said.

Letter From Our First Day in Haiti

Billy Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Billy Shore

Landing in Port au Prince we were met by security and military officials. One told me: "I've been to Rwanda, Kosovo, Indonesia, you name it. But this is different. Nothing prepares you for something like this."

Giving to Haiti and to the Future

James Lee Witt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Lee Witt

Having just returned from Haiti with President Clinton, I can attest to both the truly overwhelming scope and scale of the devastation but also the remarkable humanitarian effort underway.

Haiti: A War Against Chaos

Princess Haya Al Hussein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Princess Haya Al Hussein

I saw something else in Haiti that the critics of the relief effort often overlook: Hope. For the most politically unstable and impoverished country in the Western hemisphere, that is saying something.

Sam Stein

Critics Of Obama's Haiti Relief Effort Contradicted By Hospital | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal published a scathing column comparing the Obama administration's response to the earthquake in Haiti to former Pre...

Haitian Rescue Workers Brave Earthquake Devastation To Help Victims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Doctors Without Borders continues to help the wounded in Haiti. Nurses and social workers like Ludovia and Charles Joseph have lost their homes, famil...