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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...


Diary of a survivor in Haiti: Part II

Life in the refugee camps in post-earthquake Haiti is unspeakably hard, with little being done to meet the needs of the refugees. On the Place Pigeon, the need for food is the primary goal of every...

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. ...

Marc, Global Voices

Haiti: Why all the stories about orphans?

A month after the earthquake in Haiti, problems have emerged involving the treatment of children who are orphaned or separated from their families. A month after a seven-point earthquake destroye...

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...

Juhie, Global Voices Online

Haiti: Youth step it up for earthquake relief

Though the situation in Haiti is still critical, young people both in Haiti and outside are responding to the crisis by documenting the aftermath of the earthquake, blogging about it, and raising mone...

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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