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Haiti Rescue

Predicting the Haiti "Orphan" Rescue

Saundra Schimmelpfennig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Saundra Schimmelpfennig

Unfortunately, you cannot automatically assume that any Haitian orphanage you are considering funding is really putting the best interest of the children first. Do your homework before giving.

Evans Monsigrace: Vendor May Have Been In Rubble For 27 Days, Doctor Says

AP | PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A rice vendor who doctors say may have survived 27 days under the rubble after Haiti's devastating earthquake was in sta...

Man Found Alive In Rubble 4 Weeks After Haiti Earthquake

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In what may be the ultimate miracle rescue, CNN is reporting that a man was pulled alive from the rubble in Port au Prince, Haiti today, four weeks af...

Six Days Under Rubble: One Survivor's Story

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Maxi Falon was trapped under the rubble of her university for six days before rescuers found her. How does a 23-year-old survive in darkness without f...

Heroes Of Haiti: CNN Tells Stories From The Rubble

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CNN Heroes: Saving Haiti will air tonight on CNN at 11 p.m. ET. Hosted by Anderson Cooper, the show will feature several CNN Heroes to tell stories of...

Teenage Girl Pulled From Rubble 15 Days After Quake

AP | BEN FOX and GREGORY BULL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — French rescuers pulled a teenage girl – very dehydrated, with a broken left leg and moments from death – fro...

Man Rescued From Rubble In Haiti 14 Days After Quake

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A man trapped under the rubble in Haiti has been been found alive by U.S. troops two weeks after the earthquake struck. The man, aged 35, was pulled...

Among the Building Blocks in Haiti: Tetanus Shots and Prosthetics

Diana Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Diana Jenkins

what lies ahead is detailed, difficult and often does not fit neatly into the standardized buckets of international economic development. For example, Haiti now faces the prospect of a generation of amputees.

Haiti Man Survives 12 Days Under Rubble

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A 24-year-old man was rescued from rubble Sunday, 12 days after Port-au-Prince was nearly leveled by a 7.0 quake. While the man's relatives were ove...

Haiti Man Rescued From Rubble 11 Days After Earthquake (VIDEO)

AP | MICHELLE FAUL and PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The confirmed death toll from Haiti's devastating earthquake has topped 150,000 in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area ...

Haiti Quake Survivors: Officials Say Efforts Continue To Find Survivors

McClatchy | Jacqueline Charles and Lesley Clark | Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE -- Haitian government officials say they are still looking for earthquake survivors, despite earlier reports that they had called off s...

84-Year-Old Pulled Out Alive After 10 Days In Rubble

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

An elderly Haitian woman buried in the rubble of a collapsed house for 10 days was located and rescued Friday, CBS reports. The doctors treating the ...

2 Rescued 10 days After Haiti Earthquake

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An Israeli search team pulled a severely dehydrated 21-year-old man from the rubble of his bedroom a staggering 10 ...

Brother And Sister Rescued 7 Days After Quake (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Another miraculous rescue in Haiti: CBS has a video report on an 8-year-old boy and his 10-year-old sister being rescued 7 days after they were buried...

69-Year-Old Haitian Woman Found Alive In Rubble (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On Tuesday, a full week after the earthquake struck, a Mexican rescue crew found a 69-year-old Haitian woman alive in the rubble of a Roman Catholic c...

Haiti Rescuers Deliver Newborn On Aircraft Carrier

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Three-day-old Vinson is one of the youngest survivors of the Haiti earthquake. His mother escaped the earthquake and spent three days waiting to be tr...

Haiti Earthquake: Bed-Stuy Volunteer EMTs Help In Port-Au-Prince With Rescue Effort | By Jake Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When news of last week's catastrophic earthquake in Haiti reached Commander James (Rocky) Robinson and his group of Bedford-Stuyvesant emergency medic...

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 ...

Crowd Chants 'USA! USA!' After Haiti Rescue Effort (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the White House helps coordinate its major disaster response effort in Haiti, it is also focused on highlighting how the rescue work is burnishing ...

In Haiti's Rubble, Waiting

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rick Horowitz

You try counting the days, but there's no way to keep count, not in the blackness, not in the silence. There's no way to count anything, to do anything anymore, except to rest, sleep and let the blackness come.

Haiti Earthquake Survivor: Chuck Dietsch, Connecticut Missionary, Survives Through Miracles

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Catholic missionary from Connecticut says a series of miracles allowed him to survive 10 hours trapped under earthquake rub...

Australian TV Crew Pulls Young Girl From Rubble In Haiti (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Australian TV cameraman who rescued an 18-month-old girl from the rubble in Haiti apologized to his news director back home for not filming the dra...