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Salem-News.com (Nov-06-2010 13:02)

Medical Teams International Mobilizes Medical Volunteers to Battle Spreading Cholera

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Cholera in Haiti Hurricane Tomas dumped several inches of rain on Haiti. "Haiti is under water," reported Ted Steinhauer, Medical Teams International country director.

The resulting flooding is spreading cholera in areas in northwest Haiti once thought to be under control. Officials reported 550 new cases of cholera.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-22-2010 17:54)

Medical Teams International Responds to Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

Our staff in Haiti are working hard to care for those who are sick and to prevent the transmission of this deadly disease to others.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Cholera outbreak in Haiti Medical Teams International is rushing emergency shipments of cholera kits today to help save lives in Haiti, where more than 150 people have already died in the cholera outbreak.

A medical team of eight nurses from Washington State, assembled by North Shore Baptist Church, Bothell, Wash., is leaving today to join other volunteer medical workers on the scene.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-19-2010 14:34)

Haiti Still in Crisis

"Rape is a serious concern – in and outside the camps" - Walter Kaelin, United Nations

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Haiti crisis Upon returning from the country, Walter Kaelin, Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, spoke about the continuous crisis in Haiti.

He urged that meeting the needs of the thousands displaced will require a shift in focus within humanitarian operations, to one that is easily accessible to those in the camps as well as sustainable.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-15-2010 22:31)

Soles4Souls Announces Completion of First Haiti Housing Project

Soles4Souls has provided sustained relief to Haiti since the earthquake in January, including distributing more than 1 million pairs of shoes to the victims.

(NASHVILLE, Tn.) - Haiti shoe distribution Soles4Souls Inc., the international shoe charity dedicated to providing shoes to people in need, announced this morning it has finished construction on its first housing project in Haiti.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-26-2010 23:11)

Post-Earthquake Photos of Haiti by Daniel Cima

Incredible images from a still stricken land.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Haiti post-earthquake photos by Daniel Cima This past week in Washington, D.C., I met with award-winning Argentine photographer Daniel Cima, who spent over a month in Haiti following the January 2010 earthquake.

The following series of Cima’s photographs is an example of disaster-inspired creativity of a different nature than that espoused by hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean, who preferred to channel his artistic talents into a bid for the Haitian presidency before settling for a musical album entitled “If I Were President, the Haitian Experience”.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-06-2010 12:40)

Haiti`s Socioeconomic Makeover

Global intervention is not necessary; However, Global sustainable involvement and empowerment are essential.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - A Port-au-Prince man is in the process of shoveling, transporting and dumping the debris Let’s first preface and pose a question; when we consider the path of least resistance what seems easier to pursue AID, OR SOCIOECONOMIC REDEVELOPMENT?

This seems to be the standard across the world when it comes to confronting such large undertakings.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-05-2010 18:05)

Empowering Haiti

How to begin to Empower Haiti and start the mending process?

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Haiti refugee Looking through the historical lens of Haiti, before the earthquake, before the hurricane, there is a place known to most of the outside world as a Caribbean island and its related connotation.

If you take one step inside Haiti, there is a much different picture; that of poverty, unemployment, sacrifice and sadness.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-02-2010 17:37)

Local Citizens Aid Haitan Recovery Without Leaving Salem

CrisisCamp Volunteers Transform Disaster Relief.

(SALEM, Ore.) - UN photo of the destruction in Haiti Injured Haitians frantically sent calls for help – many from within the rubble– via cell phones texts hoping someone would respond.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-12-2010 21:23)

Ban to Visit Haiti on Sunday To View Post-Quake Relief Efforts

An estimated 500,000 children under five years of age and approximately 200,000 pregnant women or those with infants had been affected by the earthquake, according to UNICEF.

(PORT-AU-PRINCE) - A Sri Lankan UN peacekeeper patrols the Central Market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a sensitive area where security measures have been increased. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will make a one-day visit to Haiti on Sunday, his second to the Caribbean country since the 12 January earthquake, his spokesperson announced today.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-28-2010 14:28)

Nature Looms in Haiti

We are doing this for the hundreds of smiling faces that will greet us on the other side, the warm embraces and the laughter of so many children that truly just need a little extra help and the reminder that they are not alone.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Salem-News.com The need has become ever more present to help, and continue to help. The Haitian community needs our commitment; they are facing the monumental task of rebuilding yet again.

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