Natural Disasters in Haiti

  • Puerto-Rico

    Puerto Rico Needs Help, But Not Like Haiti

    FÈ ATENSYON. Haiti 2010 is not the intervention model you want for Puerto Rico. Last month, hurricanes Irma and Maria…

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    Seven Years On: Haiti Earthquake

    Seven Years On: Haiti Earthquake. Today marks the seventh anniversary of the Haiti earthquake and the start of a challenging…

  • Scotland For Haiti: Entertainers Rally for a Series of Fundraising Events

    The Edinburgh Caribbean Association, the Haiti Support Group and friends are working together under the umbrella of the Haiti Fundraiser…

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    Inconvenient Truth: Hurricane Matthew & Cholera

    Hurricane Matthew made landfall at Les Anglais, Haiti on the 4 October 2016. The category 4 storm brought 150mph winds,…

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    Hurricane Matthew: An Update from the Haiti Support Group

    Many of you have contacted us over the last few days to ask what you can do in light of…

  • Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims

    Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims Mario Joseph, Haiti’s most prominent human rights lawyer and legal activist,…

  • Can disasters become an opportunity? Building back better in Aceh, Myanmar and Haiti

    Can disasters become an opportunity? Building back better in Aceh, Myanmar and Haiti Information courtesy of the Overseas Development Institute…

  • Talks on Haiti in London

    Talks on Haiti in London On January 12, 2010, an earthquake struck Haiti, killing as many as 316,000 people. At…

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    The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake

    The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake Source: CNN World January 10, 2014 Report by Chiara Linguori, Special to CNN. Article…

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    Cholera Crisis in Haiti, Four Years on from Disaster

    Cholera Crisis in Haiti, Four Years on from Disaster Report courtesy of Channel 4 News, 10 January 2014 Haiti's leading…

  • The Guardian Reports: Where is US Aid Money Going?

    The Guardian Reports: Where is US Aid Money Going? Article courtesy of The Guardian Newspaper, 10 January 2014 American companies and…

  • Four Years On: Post-Earthquake Facts and Figures

    Four Years On: Post-Earthquake Facts and Figures  All information supplied courtesy of Amnesty International Haiti: Displaced people still leave in…

  • Amnesty International – Failure to Deal with Consequences of Natural Disaster

    Amnesty International - Haiti: Failure to Deal with the Consequences of the 2010 Devastating Earthquake AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT, 9…

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    Infographic. Still in Shock: Haiti after the Earthquake

    Infographic. Still in shock: Haiti after the earthquake Why Haiti is still suffering after the 2010 earthquake. On 12 January 2010, Haiti…

  • Reconstruction’s Massive Slum Will Cost “Hundreds Of Millions”

    June 17, 2013  Haiti Grassroots Watch Port-au-Prince, HAITI – Three years after its star-studded launch by President René Préval, actor Sean…

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    Reconstructing Haiti: Our Comments

    HSG Comments on "Reconstructing Haiti"   HSG Executive Committee members Andy Leak and Mario Gousse took part in an expert…

  • Reconstructing Haiti at the Frontline Club

    HSG’s Mario Gousse and Andy Leak were invited by the Frontline Club to speak at an event entitled “Reconstructing Haiti”.…

  • Post-Earthquake Disaster in Haiti

    April 12, 2013  Fran Quigley, Common dreams original article here At first, Yvonne Jolivan does not have an answer to…

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    Appeal to protect earthquake victims: Amnesty International

    Amnesty International Urgent Action Appeal to protect earthquake victims April 17, 2013 Amnesty International FAMILIES ATTACKED, risk forced eviction Hundreds…

  • Reflections on the Reconstruction

    March 26, 2013  Ayiti Kale Je/Haiti Grassroots watch For full article with illustrations and links, click here   Haitian and…

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    Saving Haiti and Leaving Behind a Disaster…

    Saving Haiti and Leaving Behind a Disaster…by Jonathan M. Katz (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013, US$26.00) The best book yet on the…

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    Is USAID Mainly Serving U.S. Interests?

    March 19, 2013  Center for Economic and Policy Research original article here An op-ed in Bloomberg Businessweek yesterday lays out…

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    How U.N. Caused Haiti’s Cholera Crisis – and Won’t Be Held Responsible

    February 26,2013  Armin Rosen The Atlantic original article here The organization is functionally above the law -- and victims of…

  • Audit Finds US Loan Program in Haiti Filled with Flaws

    March 4, 2013  Trenton Daniel (AP) in the Windsor Star original article here PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - An audit of a…

  • Subsidizing Starvation

    January 11, 2013  Maura R O'Connor, Foreign Policy How American tax dollars are keeping Arkansas rice growers fat on the…

  • Has the Dust Even Settled? Haiti’s Earthquake: Three Years Later

    January 12, 2013  Mark Snyder Three years after the devastating earthquake and the series of aftershocks that followed, visitors to…

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    Learning from past mistakes in Haiti

    January 11, 2013  Nelson rosales, The Record.com original article here Haiti is back in the news. The third anniversary of…

  • ‘Building Back Better’ Requires Justice and Haitian Participation

    January 11, 2013 South Florida Caribbean News original article here Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Human Rights lawyers in Haiti and the…

  • Hundreds of Thousands Remain Homeless in Haiti Three Years After Earthquake

    January 7, 2003  Bill Quigley and Amber Ramanauskas, TruthOut original article here Despite billions in aid which were supposed to…

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    Letter From Haiti: Life in the Ruins

    January 9, 2013  Amy Wilentz, The Nation original article here Sometimes you can't help but be sickened by the behavior…

  • Tumultuous Year Ahead in Haiti

    January 9,2013, Kim Ives, Haïti liberté original article here   Martelly Regime Presents Aristide a Warrant, Duvalier a Diplomatic Passport…

  • Canada’s Decision to Review Haiti Aid Stirs Controversy

    January 8, 2013, CBC News original piece hereHaiti funding criticized Government denies freezing Haiti aidCanadian Minister of International Co-operation Julian…

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    Three Years on and Still Waiting for Recovery

    January 5, 2012 edition, The Economist original article here Three years after a devastating earthquake, the "Republic of NGOs" has…

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    Further Dual Blow to Claims Haiti is “Open for Business”

    January 3, 2013, Haiti Support Group On January 2, haitian officials were forced to "vehemently protest" at the USA and…

  • Disastrous relief for Haiti

    December 30, 2012, Ian Birrell, The Guardian original article here Three years on from the quake, it's evident reconstruction has…

  • Rebuilding in Haiti Lags After Billions in Post-Quake Aid

    By Deborah Sontag www.nytimes.com, published: December 23, 2012 Original article here PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A few days after the Jan.…

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    Resources & Mining: Haiti Awards Permits to Companies

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DECEMBER 21, 2012 original article here PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's government announced Friday that it has…

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    Aid and reconstruction in Haiti: A panel discussion to mark the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013 – 5:00pm At University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Panel discussion with:…

  • Interview: Noam Chomsky on Latin America

    December 13, 2012, Keane Bhatt, NACLA original article here Manufacturing Contempt [Renowned linguist, political analyst and activist Noam Chomsky offered his…

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    Haiti-D.R. Cholera Eradication Plan: Where Funding Will Come From?

    December 12, 2012, Eurasia Review original article here The plan to eradicate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic as…

  • Haiti quake survivors face eviction from camps – Oxfam

    December10, 2012Anastasia Moloney/Alertnetoriginal article here BOGOTA (AlertNet) - Tens of thousands of homeless earthquake survivors living in camps sprawled across…

  • Evidence grows that peacekeepers were source of infection

    November 29,2012 by Jonathan Watts, The Guardian Original article here Government to unveil 10-year plan for water and sanitisation as…

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    Haiti’s rising food insecurity risks social tension, says FAO

    November 22, 2012 (Reuters) original article here (Rome) Growing food insecurity in Haiti after Hurricane Sandy risks sparking more social…

  • Already Desperate. Haitian Farmers Left Hopeless After Storm

    November 18, 2012RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD / The New York Times original article here FAUCHÉ, Haiti -- A woman who lost…

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    Rescuing Haitian rice production – when will there be the political will?

    HSG from Longworth Building, Capitol Hill, Washington DC, 13-11-2012 To Room 1302 of the Longworth House of Representatives Office Building…

  • Haiti’s Misery before Sandy

    November 8, 2012Ashley Smith, Socialist worker (US), original article here HURRICANE SANDY ravaged New Jersey, New York and other areas…

  • One-Month State of Emergency Due to Impact of Hurricane

     November 1, 2012, Caribbean Journal (original article here) Haiti's government has declared a one-month-long national state of emergency following continued…

  • Hurricane Sandy exposes Haiti’s agriculture and environment woes

    Nov 1, 2012 Anastasia Moloney, Alertnet original article here Years of neglect of agriculture and disaster prevention in Haiti, coupled with…

  • The NGO Republic of Haiti

    October 31, 2012Kathie Klarreich and Linda Polman from The Nation, original article here The wire fence that surrounds Haiti's National…

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    Crises in Haiti Post-Hurricane Reveal International Priorities

    Crises in Haiti Post-Hurricane Reveal International Priorities. Published on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 by Common Dreams. Original article here While…

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