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Haiti Country News

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:18:40 GMT
One month on: Haiti Red Cross teams focus on stopping cholera and aiding tens of thousands of people in isolated ...  -  Thomson Reuters Foundation
Port-au Prince, 3 November 2016—Since Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti one month ago, the Haiti Red Cross Society and other Red Cross partners have reached over 31,000 people with medical care, relief items, clean water, sanitation and hygiene support, ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:13:56 GMT
GC students learn about MCC involvement in Haiti  -  The Record
Dona Park and Keshia Ward, seniors, and Simelwe Dlova, Kyle Stocksdale, Chelsea Risser and Hitesh Sharma, juniors, spent three days listening to people from the U.N. and MCC talk about their work in Haiti following the earthquake in 2010.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:58:53 GMT

Q & A with Sr. Valorie Lordi, keeping an eye on Haiti post-Hurricane Matthew  -  Global Sisters Report (blog)
Sr. Valorie Lordi is a nurse and a member of the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, New York, and, like everyone who has a tie to Haiti, she is deeply concerned and worried about the country following Hurricane Matthew. Since 2010, Lordi and other members ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:58:38 GMT

Voodoo practitioners in Haiti perform rituals to appease spirits as part of Day of the Dead  -  Daily Mail
The festival sees families congregate to remember loved ones who have passed away by celebrating their death with face-painting, storytelling and food offerings. And in Haiti, the celebrations centre around honoring the Haitian voodoo spirits of Baron ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:50:08 GMT

Avril now more important for 'Hawks, and Haiti  -  The Bellingham Herald
The father of the Seahawks defensive end emigrated from Haiti in 1982, four years before Avril was born. Avril visited the Caribbean nation as a kid every summer to see his grandmother. Now, as perhaps the most consistently brilliant yet overlooked ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:40:48 GMT

Sandals lunch hour concert to assist Haiti, Bahamas hurricane victims  -  Jamaica Observer
... Wednesday during a lunch hour concert at the property, which formed part of an initiative by the Sandals Foundation to raise funds for hurricane relief efforts being undertaken in Haiti and The Bahamas, following the recent passage of Hurricane ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:31:06 GMT

Airlink, Bell Helicopter Deliver Disaster Relief to Remote Haiti  -  Auto Finance News (press release) (subscription)
PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI – After landing a Western Global MD-11 freighter carrying 175,000 pounds of relief supplies in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, Airlink, in partnership with Bell Helicopters, is today delivering the time-critical supplies of food ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:01:45 GMT
GBHS Culture Club raises money for “Hats for Haiti  -  Grandblancview
Hurricane Matthew was a fierce force of nature. It left a path of destruction from the Caribbean to Southeast United States. On October 4th it made landfall as a category 4 hurricane in Haiti. The results were devastating to the Haitian people, nearly ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:15:22 GMT
Margate schools garage/bake sale to raise money for Haiti disaster relief  -  Shore News Today
The Margate schools are holding a community event to assist the Red Cross in providing disaster relief for the people of Haiti, who were devastated by Hurricane Matthew. A garage/bake sale will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 20 in the William H.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:05:00 GMT

Haitian boy killed in violent food protest  -  Jamaica Observer
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – Authorities were yesterday investigating the latest case in which a teenage boy was killed as Haitians protested the delay of distribution of food supplies following the passage of Hurricane Matthew early last month.