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Diary of a survivor in Haiti: Part VI

Though it's been months since the January earthquake in Haiti, the after effects still linger for the survivors. So many projects and dreams have vanished in the life of this young twenty-two year ...


Diary of a survivor in Haiti: Part V

Though life in the refugee camps in Haiti still remains just as hard, some improvements are being made. Three months after the violent earthquake of January 12, 2010, the situation of the familie...


Diary of a survivor in Haiti: Part IV

Although the earthquake happened months ago, for many, little has changed since January. At Place Pigeon, a neglected refugee camp constructed after the earthquakes of January 12, 2010, the expec...


Diary of a survivor in Haiti: Part III

Little has changed for those living in the refugee camps in post-earthquake Haiti. Place Pigeon, a camp situated at a strategic point on the Champ de Mars, near the presidential palace of the Minis...

Bhumika, Freelancer

US bloggers on the case of kidnapping Haitian orphans

Bloggers continue to discuss the case of US missionaries charged with trying to adopt out Haitian children without permission, as well as other child traffickers targeting vulnerable children. ...

Alice, Global Voices, Poto Mitan

Giving back in Haiti: One young volunteer’s story

Régine Zamor, a Haitian-American, has gone to Haiti to volunteer her services, despite being unaffiliated with any major NGO. In a video interview, she talks about distributing food that she herself ...

Fabienne, Global Voices

Haiti: Teens’ perspective on the earthquake

The aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti has been devastating, particularly for its young people. Many young people have blogged about their experiences dealing with this crisis. Although the cover...

Jennifer, Global Voices

Haiti: Rescuing survivors, searching for the missing

As people search for the missing following the earthquake in Haiti, online networks and database prove crucial. Here are just a few of the online networks and databases which have mobilized in th...

Rocío, Global Voices

Dominican Republic: Helping neighboring Haiti after earthquake

The recent earthquake in Haiti has had a huge impact. People in the Dominican Republic lend their support during this time of crisis. It was 5:53 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12 on the island of Hispan...

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