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Haiti Aid

U.S. Giving More To Haiti Than To Asia Post-Tsunami

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — Donations to U.S. charities for Haiti earthquake relief are outpacing donations from the days after the Asian tsunami in 2004 but h...

Haiti After the Cameras Leave

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

Nine days after the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti, media attention is beginning to wane. What will happen next, when the cameras are off? Will the world lose interest?

The Only Silver Lining in Haiti

Tara Sonenshine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tara Sonenshine

After years of handwringing about the sorry state of news and cutbacks in foreign coverage, the media is now having a shining moment in Haiti. At long last, its relevance is clear.

U.S. "Security Concerns" Could Cost Many Lives in Haiti

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Will Washington encourage the establishment of a functioning government? Or will it prevent that, channeling aid through NGOs and taking over various functions itself, because it of its long-standing opposition to Haitian self-rule?

Shakira Pledges To Build School In Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Shakira has committed to build a new school in Haiti through her nonprofit, Barefoot Foundation, her Web site announced Thursday. The foundation, in...

Drop Haiti's Debt

Keren Dongo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Keren Dongo

Since the earthquake, I have wanted nothing more than to go to Haiti to help, hold, and comfort my family and other survivors. But since I can't, I'm instead fighting for Haiti's old debts to be excused.

'Hope For Haiti' Telethon Live Streaming On HuffPost

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE HOPE FOR HAITI LIVESTREAM On Friday, January 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Reli...

On the Ground in Port-au-Prince

Maria Bello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Maria Bello

The Haitian people whom I have come to know over the last year are a strong, compassionate, resilient bunch who mourn with the same passion they live by.

Lessons from Haiti

Ryan Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ryan Mack

As the entire world grieves for those who are suffering in Haiti, I can't help but ask myself the question that so many are asking, "Why?" I have fam...

Haiti Telethon Video: Livestream And Twitter Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, one of the largest and most widely broadcast telethons in history, will be streamed live o...

Uninvited Do-Gooders Impede Disaster Relief Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Does following the news coverage of the Haiti quake make you want to jump on the next plane there or empty your closet to help victims? Please don't...

Haiti Relief Updates From Global Philanthropy Group

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Global Philanthropy Group consistently compiles news and information regarding relief efforts in Haiti. Here is the update for January 21, 2010, court...

Haiti: The View From Here

Nick Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nick Demas

It's a gift to have a working computer in front of me, and I really need to try and organize some thoughts into writing, to try and chronicle at least some moments of the past few days.

Haiti Aid: DIYers Make Useful Items For Earthquake Victims

Planet Green | Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Crafters and DIYers are responding to the plea for help in the best way they know...by making usable stuff. With recycled materials and very little o...

Five-Year-Old Boy Rescued Eight Days After Quake

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Eight days after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti, a 5-year-old boy was pulled out alive from his collapsed home. Though the boy is suffering f...

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...

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...

Haitian Human Rights Activist Rescued In Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Bill Nathan was a child slave in Haiti. As a young man, he escaped, and built St. Joseph's Home for Boys, an orphanage that takes in former child slav...

Shaq Dares All-Stars To Dunk For Haiti

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CLEVELAND — So far, Shaquille O'Neal's proposal for a superstar dunk contest to raise money for Haiti hasn't left the ground. On Tuesday night,...

Why You Should Keep Giving to Help Haiti

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Caryl M. Stern

In the coming weeks, Haiti will, no doubt, slowly but surely fall from the headlines. But the needs will remain enormous. I ask that you continue to show your generosity to the Haitian people.

Couple Donate Wedding Funds To Haiti Relief Effort

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When bride-to-be Leah Bogen saw the newspaper pictures of the devastation in Haiti resting next to bridal magazines on her coffee table, she knew the ...

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.

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...

Helping Haiti: Eight Key Points

Anne C. Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne C. Richard

The situation in Haiti is grim. Most of the city of Port-au-Prince has turned to rubble; hundreds of thousands of people are in dire need of food and water. Here are eight guidelines for helping Haiti.

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 ...