REBUILDING HAITI

Nearly $1 billion raised for rebuilding Texas after Harvey - Washington Post

Haiti Rebuilding - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 06:31

Nearly $1 billion raised for rebuilding Texas after Harvey
Washington Post
The Red Cross has publicly committed that 91 cents of every dollar raised will go toward recovery work, though the organization has been sharply criticized for perceived misspending after the Haiti earthquake and Superstorm Sandy. ___. WILL NONPROFIT ...

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The US rescued her. Now it wants to return her to Haiti. - CNN - CNN

Haiti Rebuilding - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 21:39

CNN

The US rescued her. Now it wants to return her to Haiti. - CNN
CNN
Dady Jean and her daughter, Schnaika, were brought to the United States after a 2010 quake injured the girl. Now they're among nearly 60000 Haitians facing deportation.

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Sweet Briar employee helps to build school in Haiti - SBC News

Haiti Rebuilding - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 21:04

SBC News

Sweet Briar employee helps to build school in Haiti
SBC News
“This immediately caught my attention, and I decided to refocus my project,” Jaeger says. While Food for the Poor narrowed in on potential schools that needed rebuilding, Jaeger continued fundraising. Partnering with the nonprofit, she posted her ...

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The best Christmas present of all for local young talent - The Telegraph (blog)

Haiti Rebuilding - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 15:15

The Telegraph (blog)

The best Christmas present of all for local young talent
The Telegraph (blog)
When Annalise Williams attended the state National Beta Club convention in Savannah, she set her cap, as a vocalist, for the special talent competition in Division I, the category in which her elementary school, Springdale, in Macon, would be vying for ...

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INSIGHT: Time is drawing nigh on Minnis' immigration policy | The ... - Bahamas Tribune

Haiti Rebuilding - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 21:49

Bahamas Tribune

INSIGHT: Time is drawing nigh on Minnis' immigration policy | The ...
Bahamas Tribune
LESS than two weeks away from the December 31 deadline placed on undocumented immigrants to either become regularised or leave the country, and all Bahamians are watching to see if the Minnis administration is ready to put their money where their mouth is.

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Caribbean children in need after deadly hurricanes - Caribbean Life

Haiti Rebuilding - Sun, 12/17/2017 - 12:06

Caribbean children in need after deadly hurricanes
Caribbean Life
The UN said Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, caused extensive damage to the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, Haiti and Cuba. Hurricane Maria then wrought additional damage across the region, with UNICEF estimating ...

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Thousands of children need assistance three months after Caribbean hurricanes – UNICEF - UN News Centre

Haiti Rebuilding - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 18:51

UN News Centre

Thousands of children need assistance three months after Caribbean hurricanes – UNICEF
UN News Centre
Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, caused extensive damage to the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, Haiti and Cuba. Hurricane Maria then wrought additional damage across the region, with UNICEF estimating that ...

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Three months after deadly hurricanes hit Caribbean islands, thousands of children still in need of assistance - ReliefWeb

Haiti Rebuilding - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:52

Three months after deadly hurricanes hit Caribbean islands, thousands of children still in need of assistance
ReliefWeb
Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, caused extensive damage to the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, Haiti and Cuba. Hurricane Maria then wrought additional damage across the region with UNICEF estimating that the two ...

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Three months after deadly hurricanes hit Caribbean islands, thousands of children still in need of assistance - UNICEF (press release)

Haiti Rebuilding - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:41

UNICEF (press release)

Three months after deadly hurricanes hit Caribbean islands, thousands of children still in need of assistance
UNICEF (press release)
PANAMA CITY/GENEVA, 13 December 2017 – Three months after two category-5 hurricanes - Irma and Maria - barreled through the Caribbean, causing widespread damage and loss of life, thousands of children remain in need of support across the region. Irma ...

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Swamp after the storm: The Puerto Rico power deal was all too typical - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Haiti Rebuilding - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 05:01

Swamp after the storm: The Puerto Rico power deal was all too typical
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Increasingly, corruption seems endemic to U.S. government-funded humanitarian rebuilding programs. When a 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, at least 160,000 people were killed and another 2 million were forced from their homes. More than $10 ...

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The swamp after the storm - Toledo Blade

Haiti Rebuilding - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:48

Toledo Blade

The swamp after the storm
Toledo Blade
Increasingly, corruption seems endemic to U.S. government-funded humanitarian rebuilding programs. When a 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti in January, 2010, an estimated 316,000 people were killed, and another two million were forced from their homes. More ...
Official Toll in Puerto Rico: 64. Actual Deaths May Be 1052.New York Times

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Penn State's Franklyn Decker Is Pushing the Haitian Dream with Timoun Kontan - Study Breaks

Haiti Rebuilding - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 21:02

Study Breaks

Penn State's Franklyn Decker Is Pushing the Haitian Dream with Timoun Kontan
Study Breaks
This means a majority of Haitian school children rely on organizations such as Timoun Kontan for education. The earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010 further compromised the country's education system. Thousands of schools were erased, at least 75 percent ...

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Thousand Oaks third graders continue to raise money for Nepal schools - Ventura County Star

Haiti Rebuilding - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 16:00

Ventura County Star

Thousand Oaks third graders continue to raise money for Nepal schools
Ventura County Star
Katrina took 10 years ... Haiti seven years after that, there is a lot of recovery that needs to happen. Nepal, it's been 2½ years ... and the people are still suffering." This year, the kids helped a class at Aspen Elementary School in Thousand Oaks ...

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Patrick Peterson's charitable ways began with grandfather - ESPN (blog)

Haiti Rebuilding - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 23:25

ESPN (blog)

Patrick Peterson's charitable ways began with grandfather
ESPN (blog)
Peterson was named the Arizona Cardinals Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominee for the second time in three seasons on Thursday because of his charitable and community work. Through events like a golf tournament, car show and celebrity steak dinner ...

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Patrick Peterson's charitable ways began with grandfather - ESPN (blog)

Haiti Rebuilding - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 23:25

ESPN (blog)

Patrick Peterson's charitable ways began with grandfather
ESPN (blog)
Peterson was named the Arizona Cardinals Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominee for the second time in three seasons on Thursday because of his charitable and community work. Through events like a golf tournament, car show and celebrity steak dinner ...

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Lessons: After Hurricane Irma, familiar faces are rebuilding Haiti - The Livingston County News

Haiti Rebuilding - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:51

Lessons: After Hurricane Irma, familiar faces are rebuilding Haiti
The Livingston County News
Because I have a foundation, accessible online at billcookfoundation.org, that helps very poor children to attend school, I am frequently asked if I have been to Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Until this week, the answer was 'no ...

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Ending Corruption Is The Only Way To End War And Poverty - Huffington Post Canada

Haiti Rebuilding - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:04

Huffington Post Canada

Ending Corruption Is The Only Way To End War And Poverty
Huffington Post Canada
Haiti needs an end to corruption so that businesses and jobs can flourish. Foreign businesses are less likely to work with businesses in corrupt countries, creating a vicious cycle of poverty. But we need a business cavalry to come to these nations and ...

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First, hurricane relief and recovery - and then rebuilding a stronger Puerto Rico | Perspective - Philly.com

Haiti Rebuilding - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 19:01

Philly.com

First, hurricane relief and recovery - and then rebuilding a stronger Puerto Rico | Perspective
Philly.com
Toward that end, CNE, PECES, and many other nonprofits will continue to provide relief while also pursuing a new mission — rebuilding Puerto Rico as a stronger and more prosperous place. Camera icon Photo by Lori Waselchuk. Dr. Lourdes Marrero, with ...

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Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt US Rebuilding Efforts - KRCC

Haiti Rebuilding - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 13:18

KRCC

Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt US Rebuilding Efforts
KRCC
But last month, the Trump administration lifted protections for about 53,000 workers from Haiti and Nicaragua. It will decide the fate of many more workers early next year. This is a big deal for the construction industry, which stands to lose 50,000 ...

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Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt US Rebuilding Efforts - WAMC

Haiti Rebuilding - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 13:10

WAMC

Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt US Rebuilding Efforts
WAMC
Last month, the Trump administration lifted protections for about 53,000 workers from Haiti and Nicaragua. It will decide the fate of nearly 200,000 Salvadorans early next year. The administration is making these moves in defiance of the business ...

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