Evolutionary Dynamics of Vibrio Cholerae O1 Following a Single-Source Introduction to Haiti

mbio.asm.org - July 2, 2013

Abstract

Prior to the epidemic that emerged in Haiti in October of 2010, cholera had not been documented in this country. After its introduction, a strain of Vibrio cholerae O1 spread rapidly throughout Haiti, where it caused over 600,000 cases of disease and >7,500 deaths in the first two years of the epidemic.

Haiti: A water crisis in the pipeless nation

Medium for Haiti — By Ilio Durandis

In the industrialized world, access to clean and drinkable water is something many take for granted.

Haiti is in the midst of a reconstruction, which originated from the January 12, 2010 earthquake that took more than 250,000 lives and destroyed most of the physical infrastructures of Port-Au-Prince and surrounding cities.

USAID Infrastructure Projects Have Had Mixed Results and Face Sustainability Challenges

gao.gov - June 18, 2013

What GAO Found

Petrocaribe Economic Zone, Industrialization of Haiti Agriculture says PM

Image: Woman sells organic goods grown in Haiti

http://www.defend.ht - Samuel Maxime - Monday, June 24, 2013

2 Out of 3 People Face Hunger as Haiti Woes Mount

18,000 Tons of Vietnamese Rice Soon in Haiti


haitilibre.com - May 18, 2013

Haiti Holds First Meeting of New Committee on Foreign Aid


Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti)

caribjournal.com - May 13, 2013

Haiti and its international donors held the first-ever meeting of the new Committee on Coordination of External Aid for the Development of Haiti, an initiative the government said would communicate reconstruction funding “more effectively.”

Finally, Good News from Haiti

Image: A street in Haiti

foreignpolicy.com - May 3rd 2013 - Robert Looney

Haiti has been independent for 209 years, but Haitians don't have much to show for it economically. The country is plagued by poor infrastructure, political instability and violence, an inefficient and corrupt bureaucracy, and low standards of education. These are all factors that make it increasingly vulnerable to shocks from natural disasters and now barely able to support its growing population.

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Haiti Fully Committed to the Principles of Resilience

worldbank.org - May 2, 2013

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

Haiti President Joseph Michel Martelly in a video address to the Climate Investment Funds emphasized that climate resilience is "about managing our natural environment in a responsible manner."

Reforesting Haiti, A National Crisis


youtube.com - Raymond Joseph

Former Haitian Ambassador to the United States Raymond A. Joseph talks about the impact of the Haitian Revolution on the United States and why it is the cause of much of Haiti's modern day problems.

He also spoke of the national crisis of deforestation and the importance of his new organization replanthaiti.org.
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