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Haiti Victims

6 Lessons From Haiti's Rebuilding That Give Us Hope

www.citylab.com | Posted 07.06.2015 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—In the five-and-a-half years since an earthquake killed more than 220,000 people here and displaced 1.5 million more, most of ...

UN Won't Compensate Haiti Cholera Victims, Despite Blame For Outbreak

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 02.22.2013 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations rejected a claim for damages on behalf of more than 5,000 Haitian cholera victims and their families on Thursday,...

Haiti: On the Edge as Cholera Spreads

Bryn Mooser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bryn Mooser

The NGO community is mobilized. Three days ago we received our first patients. There are 40 now, we have already treated hundreds and we have lost 20; it is increasing by the hour.

A Doctor In Haiti: What's It Like On The Ground?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Dr. Thea James was in Haiti for two weeks, working 18-hour days to treat those injured in the earthquake. She describes the surreal experience of firs...

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.

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.