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Haitians Caught Between Hurricanes and the Politics of Death - News Deeply

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil – Following the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti that killed an estimated 222,570 people, thousands of survivors of the disaster headed to Brazil in search of stability. Desperate and without support, they once again risked ...and more »

Health facilities devastated in Hurricane Matthew: “I couldn't have left the women there to die” - UNFPA.org/news

JEREMIE, Haiti – The night Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti, Marie-Lyrette Casimir, 46, was the only midwife on duty at the maternity unit of St. Antoine Hospital in Jérémie. It would be the only building at the hospital not reduced to rubble. The storm ...and more »

Hurricane Matthew: the IFRC regional director for the Americas takes a lead to strengthen partnership and cooperation - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

From 18-20 October, Walter Cotte, Regional Director of the Americas for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), was in Haiti following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew. Marjorie Jasmin/Haiti Red Cross.and more »

Three Weeks Later, Haiti in Ruins from Hurricane Matthew's Effects - The Weather Channel

Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew made landfall in southwestern Haiti, there are major problems in the hardest-hit areas. Officials fear the spread of waterborne diseases like cholera and tetanus, especially when additional rain falls. Follow ...and more »

Midwife in Haiti tells of delivering babies knee-deep in water by torchlight - The Guardian

Hurricane Matthew's destruction triggers fears of huge rise in maternal deaths, alongside danger of fresh cholera outbreak. Global development is supported by. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content · Karen McVeigh · @karenmcveigh1.and more »

After hurricane, UN assessment finds 800000 Haitians in dire need of immediate food assistance - UN News Centre

An assessment conducted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), together with the Haitian Government and its National Coordination for Food Security (CNSA), has determined that in the wake ...and more »

Learning from Past Mistakes: Rebuilding Haiti After Hurricane Matthew - Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 23 2016 (IPS) - As Haiti reels from another disaster once again, many are questioning the humanitarian system and looking for long-term solutions with Haitians at the heart of response. Since Hurricane Matthew made landfall in early ...and more »

1.4 Million People in Haiti Need Food Assistance After Hurricane Matthew - ABC News

Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew roared through Haiti, killing hundreds and leaving behind a trail of destruction, officials fear the nation could face a food crisis. Interested in Hurricanes? Add Hurricanes as an interest to stay up to date ...and more »

Local doctor: Aid in Haiti 'hit or miss,' country still struggling - WTOP

WASHINGTON — Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit, Haiti is still in chaos, with 1.4 million people in need of emergency aid and a cholera outbreak that is spreading. Related Stories. Dr. Robert Freishtat, chief of emergency medicine at ...and more »

How To Make Sure Your Charity Doesn't Keep People Poor - The Federalist

While natural disasters like Hurricane Matthew cause destruction all over the world, not all countries suffer equally. In the aftermath of the October 4 hurricane, rivers overflowed their banks in North Carolina—but in Haiti, the death toll rose past ...and more »