Haiti http://nhpr.org en Haiti Three Years Later http://nhpr.org/post/haiti-three-years-later <p>Today marks the three year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/01/12/haiti.facts/index.html">Haiti</a>, and the country is still struggling to rebuild in spite of the&nbsp;$7.5 billion dollars&nbsp;disbursed in official aid and contributions for post-disaster relief. <a href="http://romancestudies.duke.edu/people?Gurl=/aas/Romance&amp;Uil=ld48&amp;subpage=profile"><strong>Laurent Dubois </strong></a>is a professor at Duke University and author of the book, <em><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/01/books/review/haiti-the-aftershocks-of-history-by-laurent-dubois-book-review.html">Haiti: The Aftershocks of History</a>&nbsp;</em>that&nbsp;talks about the&nbsp;country's complicated social, economic, and political history&nbsp;and&nbsp;how it <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/09/opinion/haiti-can-be-rich-again.html">can be rich again</a>.</p><p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:57:02 +0000 Brady Carlson 19911 at http://nhpr.org Haiti Three Years Later Water In The Time Of Cholera: Haiti's Most Urgent Health Problem http://nhpr.org/post/water-time-cholera-haitis-most-urgent-health-problem In the teeming city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, millions of people have no reliable water supply.<p>Many of the underground pipes that did exist were ruptured by the 2010 earthquake. Many public water kiosks are dry.<p>So life for most people is a constant struggle for water. And now that <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/03/27/149403215/in-haiti-bureaucratic-delays-stall-mass-cholera-vaccinations">cholera has invaded Haiti</a>, safe drinking water has become Haiti's most urgent public health problem. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 07:15:00 +0000 Richard Knox 3092 at http://nhpr.org Water In The Time Of Cholera: Haiti's Most Urgent Health Problem In Haiti, Bureaucratic Delays Stall Mass Cholera Vaccinations http://nhpr.org/post/haiti-bureaucratic-delays-stall-mass-cholera-vaccinations A hundred thousand people in Haiti are ready and waiting to get vaccinated against cholera.<p>The vaccine is sitting in coolers. Vaccination teams are all trained. Willing recipients are registered and entered into databases.<p>The impending mass vaccination project aims to show that vaccinating against cholera is feasible in Haiti. It has never been done in the midst of an ongoing cholera epidemic. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 04:01:00 +0000 Richard Knox 2776 at http://nhpr.org In Haiti, Bureaucratic Delays Stall Mass Cholera Vaccinations