Hispaniola Resilience

The mission of this working group explores what it will take to create a resilient and sustainable Hispaniola social ecology and island ecosystem.

Refugee Camps in Anse-a-Pitres (September 19, 2015)


Refugee Camp, Anse-a-Pitres (Photo by John Carroll–September 19, 2015)

blogs.pjstar.com - by John A. Carroll, MD - September 19, 2015

. . . There is a grave human rights violation occurring on the Haitian-Dominican border right now. People I have visited in the refugee camps just outside of Anse-a-Pitres, Haiti are being treated like animals. Many of these folks have told me that no one cares about them. And they are right.

Understanding the Role of Diaspora Advocacy Coalitions, Non-Governmental Organizations and Networks: A Focus on Haiti's Disasters

submitted by Albert Gomez / Pilar Martin

nsf.gov - fau.edu - August 13, 2012
Sapat, Alka and Esnard, Ann-Margaret, Transboundary Impacts of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake Disaster: Focus on Legal Dilemmas in South Florida (February 20, 2013). Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2013. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2221282

Abstract

Project Hispaniola (Formerly Known as Project Haiti)

submitted by Albert Gomez

texashumanities.org

The Carter Center - Hispaniola - Catalyzing Disease Elimination in the Caribbean

submitted by Albert Gomez

cartercenter.org

In September 2008, The Carter Center, in partnership with the Dominican Republic and Haiti, launched a historic 18-month initiative to help the two countries and their other partners accelerate the elimination of two devastating mosquito-borne infections — malaria and lymphatic filariasis — from Hispaniola. As long as lymphatic filariasis and malaria exist on any part of these two nations' shared island, they will threaten the rest of the Caribbean with devastating human and economic consequences.

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