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 […]

New UN rebuilding project in Port-au-Prince brings Haitians home

New UN rebuilding project in Port-au-Prince brings Haitians home

WNN Breaking (WNN/UNOPS) Port-au-Prince, HAITI, AMERICAS: A large-scale reconstruction project is benefiting more than 33,000 Haitian families whose neighborhoods were destroyed by the 2010 earthquake. The earthquake – one of the biggest disasters to hit an urban area – killed over 220,000 people and left over one million people homeless. In 2011, a project was […]

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. […]

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 […]