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Haiti Earthquake 2010

Direct Relief International responded to a 7.0-magnitude earthquake and its aftershocks that struck Haiti. The earthquake, centered off Port-au-Prince, destroyed a hospital in Petionville and damaged other buildings; the number of injured was high....

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Haiti Earthquake 2010

Direct Relief staff in Haiti distributed critically needed medical material aid from its secure warehouse outside Port-au-Prince to partners caring for people injured in last month’s earthquake. With partners operating at capacity to care...

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Haiti Earthquake 2010

Leogane Nursing School where patients are being seen after the January 2010 earthquake. With medical facilities in Port-au-Prince overwhelmed or destroyed, patients are migrating out to neighboring areas to seek care. Aid deployed helped...

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Haiti Earthquake

Haitians pull out a body from the rubbles of a school that collapsed after the earthquake that rocked Port au Prince on January 12. Photo Marco Dormino/ The United Nations Posted by United Nations...

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Haiti Earthquake 2010

Foyer Espoir Pour les Enfants, or Hope for Children Orphanage, supports orphans and homeless families in the Delmas community of Port-au-Prince, where the number of families who needed help increased dramatically after the earthquake....

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Haiti Weekend 070

Back to New York Rapid Travel Chai Travel fast and smart…linger only in memories rapidtravelchai.com Posted by rapidtravelchai on 2012-10-09 12:46:43 Tagged: , Haiti , Hispaniola , Port-au-Prince Thinking of visiting Haiti? Click Here...

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Haiti Earthquake 2010

Direct Relief staff in Haiti has been pursuing all channels to help Haitians recover from January 2010’s devastating earthquake, and worked to fill immediate and long-term needs. Direct Relief staff has also been identifying...

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Haiti Earthquake 2010

Destruction of Grace Children’s Hospital. The numbers are staggering: more than 230,000 people killed, hundreds of thousands injured, and 1.3 million left homeless in just minutes on January 12, 2010. In response to this...

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Haiti

Medicines supplies at New Hope Ministries in Tabarre principality outside Port-au-Prince in Haiti. Haiti has the highest prevalence of maternal mortality, infant mortality, and HIV infection in the Western Hemisphere. Primary public health problems...

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Haiti Earthquake 2010

With more than 609,000 people in Port-au-Prince alone living in makeshift shelters and tent camps, infectious-disease control is an issue. In crowded living conditions with compromised water and sanitation systems, people can contract diarrheal...