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Haitian Earthquake Relief

Who Cares About Esther Desir and Raphael Louigene?

Wynn Walent | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Wynn Walent

Esther Desire and Raphael Louigene had worked at St. Luke's for 12 hours that day, as they had nearly every day for many months: Raphael as the manager of the cholera camp, and Esther one of the technicians providing basic patient care.

A Haitian Solution for Public Infrastructure to Eliminate Diarrheal Disease

Alan Ricks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Alan Ricks

It is undeniable that Haiti needs -- and deserves -- a functional and dignified solution that provides the major tools to combat diarrheal disease -- clean water, primary healthcare, and clean waste. This is not a Haitian problem: It is a global one.

Crying Voices of Starving Babies

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Worldwide Orphans is working hard to understand all that affects at-risk children in the countries where we work. We can't solve all the problems, but we know the issues and we work with other partners to address these issues.

Journal Entry: First Day in Haiti, Port au Prince

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The vitality of street commerce enticed me to overcome my sadness about the degradation of urban life in Haiti; there is a flourish in the market place and the beauty of those Sunday faces is intoxicating.

Sean Penn: 'I Hope I See You There'

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Sean Penn remembers smelling dead bodies when he arrived in Haiti after the earthquake. But now there's music in those same ...

Interview: Olivia Wilde Produces Baseball in the Time of Cholera

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Baseball in the Time of Cholera started out as a film about Haiti's first little league team but soon took on international importance as a cholera epidemic infected over 500,000 Haitian people.

Did Wyclef's Charity Waste Millions In Donor Money?

Posted 11.28.2011 | Black Voices

Wyclef Jean's charity, Yele Haiti, is coming under scrutiny again for squandering millions of dollars in charitable donations. The New York Post re...

Jason Linkins

Danny Pye, Christian Missionary Wrongly Interned In A Haitian Prison, Has Fallen Into A Media Black Hole [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE, 3/16: Abe Sauer emails me today to report some good news: Danny Pye has been freed. With any luck, he will soon be in the company of his wife,...

From Thailand to the Highlands, Images Without Borders (PHOTOS)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Karen Dalton-Beninato

2010-09-30-beach.jpgThis Saturday in New Orleans, Images Without Borders will host a benefit art show with profits going to Doctors Without Borders.

High-Tech Hospital Goes Belly-Up In Haiti

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Two months ago, Dr. Reynold Savain was the director of the most state-of-the-art hospital in this country. Now, he walks the empty corridors of the 43...

Haiti Earthquake Relief: How You Can Help

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It's been six months since a 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti and decimated buildings and infrastructure across the country. Over $2 billion dollars have b...

Meet the Amazing Aroon Shivdasani of NYC's Indo-American Arts Council

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Indo-American Arts Council founder and executive director Aroon Shivdasani has lived all over the world but has called New York home for about half he...

Join HERE To Blog About The Relief Efforts In Haiti

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Haiti struggles to rebuild itself, it's vital that we keep a close watch on who's doing good work and who's trying to take advantage of the disaste...

Celebrating Hope and Healing in Haiti--Day 2

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

In Haiti three days of "memorializing the dead," of prayer and fasting have begun. We drive downtown, past blocks where some houses are still erect a...

Haitian Apocalypse and a Bold New World

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Nothing can prepare you for Port-Au-Prince. Not watching the devastation on CNN for a week. Not viewing a Time magazine photo montage of blue-tinged bodies in rigor mortis. Nothing.

Hope From The Rubble: Redirecting Awareness Amidst Global Crisis

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

The hope, for Haitians and ourselves, is that although there will always be cracks, it is through these broken places that our awakening is prompted in our hearts.

Hunger Strike Spreads; Haitian Immigrant Activist Freed

Jane Guskin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jane Guskin

Since December 30, when Jean Montrevil, a Haitian community leader, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at his immigration check-in, hundreds of people have rallied and sent letters demanding his release.

Haiti Journal Day 8: The Tsunami Coming -- Riding the Waves of Rescue, Rebuilding and Resurrection

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There have been too many tragic deaths in the immediate aftermath of the quake, but now there will be thousands of unnecessary, preventable deaths from the consequences of the lack of medical care.

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...

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...

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 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 ...

Bush Helps Obama More Than Haiti

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Making Bush a point man on the Obama Haitian relief team helps burnish Obama's image as the president who still deeply believes in working with one and all, one all Republicans that is, to get things done.

What Martin Luther King Would Say About Haiti

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

For King, giving money to Haiti would not be enough. In order to be good citizens of the world, it is not good enough to just to give money, we must make sure to end the economic and social climate that led to the disaster.

'Hope For Haiti' Telethon To Air Across Networks On January 22

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK — MTV is joining the major broadcast networks and several cable channels for an all-star telethon for Haitian earthquake relief on Jan....