Up-to-date data geocoding helps bring success to Haiti recovery

Up-to-date data geocoding helps bring success to Haiti recovery

Dina Abdel-Fattah for AidData – WNN Breaking (WNN/AidData) Port-au-Prince, HAITI, AMERICAS: After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, donors pledged roughly $10 billion in response to the crisis. With such a significant amount of aid money coming in, the Government of Haiti refocused its aid tracking and management efforts following the earthquake. Although the Government has […]

Haiti data shows improvements, but 2013 hurricane season may cause reversals

Haiti data shows improvements, but 2013 hurricane season may cause reversals

WNN Improve It (WNN/OCHA) Port-Au-Prince, HAITI, AMERICAS: According to the latest data, signifigant progress has been made in Haiti since the devastating 2010 earthquake, as well as the floods and cholera that came after, says the OCHA – UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Almost 80 percent of people displaced following the 2010 […]

After Sandy, Haiti Faces Massive Food Shortage

After Sandy, Haiti Faces Massive Food Shortage

Alex Johnston – Epoch Times – Wednesday, 21 November 2012 (originally published 14 Nov) Hurricane Sandy, Tropical Storm Isaac, and a drought have left Haiti reeling, even as the impoverished nation is still picking up the pieces after early 2010’s devastating earthquake. Now, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) warns that 1.5 million residents […]

Clean water infrastructure desperately needed in Haiti say IDP advocates

Clean water infrastructure desperately needed in Haiti say IDP advocates

Camilo Ramirez  – WNN Opinion (WNN) Port-au-Prince, HAITI: As Haiti marks the two-year anniversary of the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake, TransAfrica, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, Let Haiti Live and the Center for Constitutional Rights are recommending immediate changes to recovery efforts to ensure that critical human rights concerns are addressed. […]

Hard Lessons for American Midwife Volunteer in Haiti

Hard Lessons for American Midwife Volunteer in Haiti

Jenny Asarnow – PRI’s The World – Tuesday, 15 November 2011 (originally published 08 Nov) Haiti is in desperate need of skilled medical workers, a need exacerbated by last year’s earthquake. Many Americans have volunteered to help, but in a place where basic needs go unmet and security is tenuous, those volunteers can find that […]

Haiti womens micro-lending bank brings big cash to rescue

Haiti womens micro-lending bank brings big cash to rescue

  Able to quickly reach a well-developed network of women throughout the country, an alternative banking system performs while the Haitian economy is in shambles Peggy Simpson – WNN Features in partnership with the WMC – Women’s Media Center A micro-credit program and banking system for more than 200,000 women in Haiti has come to […]