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Tag: Hurricane Matthew

Environment, Haiti, Special Reports

In Haiti, Climate Aid Comes with Strings Attached

By Keston K. Perry Perhaps no people know better than Haitians just how dangerous, destructive and destabilizing climate change can be. Haiti…

Hurricane Matthew: A Year Later
Haiti, News

Hurricane Matthew: A Year Later

Hurricane Matthew was a devastating blow, forcing more than 175,000 people from their homes and leaving 750,000 people in need of humanitarian assistance. In the months following the storm, nonprofit Mercy Corps, with the help of generous donors, provided urgent supplies like shelter kits and cash, which enabled people to purchase what they needed most while also infusing cash into local economies.

News, TPS

U.S. Resumes Haiti Deportations Despite Call to Halt In Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

By Vania Andre

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has resumed deportations to Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, despite calls to halt deportations from the Haitian Diaspora and U.S. elected officials. There are reportedly two flights scheduled to depart to Haiti every week. The first flights arrived Thursday, Nov. 3 and Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Organization Pushes for Sustainable Solutions to Cholera, Typhoid
Haiti, Health & Science

Organization Pushes for Sustainable Solutions to Cholera, Typhoid

By Wyatt Massey

Stopping the spread of disease is one of the most pressing issues in the country after the hurricane. As of Oct. 25, PANO/WHO estimated 3,423 suspected cholera cases. Cholera is a virus, spread by contaminated water, that severely dehydrates those with the disease. Haiti’s Ministry of Health announced a vaccination campaign starting Nov. 8 to bring 1 million oral vaccines to areas affected by cholera.