Tag: Haiti earthquake
It comes from the nongovernmental organization Handicap International. Considering all of the crush injuries that resulted in amputations what this group did and didn’t accomplish on the ground addresses a critical aspect of this anniversary event. Read the report here.
Posted: January 11th, 2011 under Caribbean, Disaster aid, Global health, NGOs, Natural disaster, humanitarian.
Tags: amputations, children's health, disabilities, earthquake, Haiti, Haiti earthquake, Handicap International, prostheses
Here’s the review I wrote for The Inquirer on two of the three documentaries being shown tonight from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake that struck southern Haiti.
Posted on Jan. 11, 2010
PBS remembers Haiti, with shows on earthquakes, criminals, children
By Carolyn Davis
Inquirer Staff Writer
Commemorating the [...]
Posted: January 11th, 2011 under Caribbean, Disaster aid, Natural disaster, United Nations, human rights, humanitarian.
Tags: children's rights, earthquake, Frontline, Haiti, Haiti earthquake, Independent Lens, nongovernmental organizations, NOVA, street children
Why has the flow of aid money and humanitarian relief been so slow to Pakistan to help its flood victims, versus the huge amounts of aid that went to Haiti after its earthquake? A number of news outlets have looked at that question, including the Christian Science Monitor, PRI’s The World, and NPR.
Just got this press release in my email today anf thought it was worth posting in its entirety. Even as the media spotlight on Haiti fails, let’s not forget the threats facing its children, who are multilayered vulnerable - on top of the vulnerability they had before the earthquake because of their poverty, they now [...]
Posted: April 13th, 2010 under Caribbean, Disaster aid, Natural disaster, United Nations, human rights, international children's issues.
Tags: child exploitation, child trafficking, children's rights, Haiti earthquake, UNICEF, vulnerable children