earthquake

“Stop the food Aid,” Préval tells Obama

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8 March 2010

Haitian President Rene Preval plans to tell U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday that food aid to the earthquake-devastated Caribbean nation should be stopped because of the risk of damaging its economy.

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EU Sends US$135 Million

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2 March 2010

The European Union said it would start paying quake-stricken Haiti a first tranche of 100 million euros (US$135 million) in promised aid on Tuesday to help the government pay salaries, rebuild schools and repair roads.

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Landowners try to evict Refugee Camps

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(Christian Science Monitor, July 2, 2010)

Still homeless from Haiti earthquake, thousands fight forced evictions. Six months on, the government has yet to secure adequate shelter for many of the 2.1 million people made homeless by the Haiti earthquake. Some landowners are now trying to evict the refugee camps.

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