• Haitian
  • Because of the prevalence of AIDS in the Haitian immigrant population, the United States Center for Disease Control classified Haitians as a high-risk group for the disease in 1982. (countrystudies.us)
  • Haitian Interior Minister Paul Antoine Bien-Aime says the death toll from the devastating earthquake that hit the nation could reach 200,000.The earthquake is the largest to have hit Haiti in over two hundred years. (trend.az)
  • Haiti earthquake: Haitian President René Préval pauses during a joint news conference with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Tuesday, at the State Department in Washington. (csmonitor.com)
  • The White House, which is preparing to ask Congress for more than $1 billion in additional aid for Haiti, wants to demonstrate Mr. Obama's commitment to the Haitian people and also to drum up support for the international donors conference for Haiti, which the US will host at the United Nations in New York March 31, officials say. (csmonitor.com)
  • Préval is keenly aware of the importance for him and for Haiti that he appears to be in command - prepared to administer a program that meets Haitian priorities and international demands, say experts in the region and natural-disaster response. (csmonitor.com)
  • Zynga is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from non-withering white corn within FarmVille [one of their games], a Haitian drum on Mafia Wars, and a special chip package in Zynga Poker to support emergency aid in Haiti through the Zynga Haiti Relief Fund. (opiniojuris.org)
  • Despite the extreme poverty afflicting a large Haitian population, the severe economic impact HIV has on the nation, and the controversy surrounding how the virus spread to Haiti and the United States, Haiti is on the path to provide universal treatment, with other developing nations emulating its AIDS treatment system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the first democratically elected President of Haiti, was the first Haitian president to include HIV/AIDS into his platform for his 2001-2004 presidency and initiated governmental policies to ensure the blood supply remains uncontaminated and to prevent and treat the virus amongst the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • The USA is the largest foreign source of relief aid to Haiti from the 2010 Haiti earthquake, although in December 2011, the Haitian President Michel Martelly said that "The cooperation with Venezuela is the most important in Haiti right now in terms of impact, direct impact. (wikipedia.org)
  • Current Congressional prohibitions on providing assistance to or through the Haitian government has accelerated the move to private voluntary agencies as contractors to oversee the use of U.S. aid funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Red Cross has an extensive partnership with the Haitian Red Cross and employs several staff members in Haiti who provide ongoing HIV/AIDS prevention and disaster preparedness education. (redcross.org)
  • The Haitian Red Cross was founded in 1931 and specializes in emergency response, community health services, blood transfusions, ambulance services and first aid training. (redcross.org)
  • The comments from Haitian President Jovenel Moise add to the condemnation the anti-poverty charity has received since the Times of London revealed last week some Oxfam employees paid for sex while working in Haiti among people devastated by the 2010 earthquake. (nydailynews.com)
  • Most are Americans: diplomats, tourists, US citizens with Haitian family members -- and above all volunteers who came to Haiti to help and are now so drained that they can't bear it any longer. (spiegel.de)
  • International aid may have benefited some Haitian children, but it has left others behind. (scpr.org)
  • In April 2015, the company launched the Artisan Collection, a collaboration with Paula Coles designed to help support local Haitian artisans as well as education in Haiti through Prodev schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the film was widely embraced, both critically and also by the Haitian community, activists, aid workers and Members of Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • The humanitarian response by national governments to the 2010 Haiti earthquake included numerous national governments from around the world pledging to coordinate and send humanitarian aid to the Haitian people affected by the disaster. (wikipedia.org)
  • not in citation given] Senegal: In addition to US$1m in aid, the president of Senegal, Abdoulaye Wade, issued a promise of free land and "repatriation" for Haitian refugees. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2010 Haiti earthquake In the six months following the Haiti earthquake, Direct Relief provided more than 400 tons of emergency medical assistance worth more than $57 million to Haitian health care facilities, international medical teams, mobile medical clinics, tent-based hospitals, and medical units at camps for displaced people throughout the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Haiti's
  • He says the emergency phase of recovery is over, and that continued food aid will only disrupt Haiti's economy. (csmonitor.com)
  • What Préval probably means, Mr. Cohen adds, is that seeds and fertilizer should be provided quickly, and that food aid "already in the pipeline" be allowed to "taper off" so that Haiti's next harvest early this summer is bountiful but does not encounter a glutted market. (csmonitor.com)
  • Part of the success of Haiti's HIV healthcare system lies in the governmental commitment to the issue, which alongside the support of donations from the Global Fund and President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), allows the nation to prioritize the issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Relief workers say pockets of violence in Haiti's devastated capital are hindering a slow increase in much-needed aid delivery, and some residents have banded together to protect the few possessions they have left. (foxnews.com)
  • FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Haiti's president Jovenel Moise talks during a ceremony on the 8th anniversary of the 2010 earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (nydailynews.com)
  • LONDON (AP) - Haiti's president condemned the British charity Oxfam on Tuesday for a sexual misconduct scandal, describing the alleged misbehavior of aid workers handling earthquake recovery efforts as a violation of basic human decency. (nydailynews.com)
  • Haiti's president described the recent disclosures as "disheartening" since the British people gave money to help Haiti recover from the earthquake "with altruistic intent. (nydailynews.com)
  • And among the elite - priests, business leaders and politicians - there is a growing sense that Haiti's dependence on aid has serious shortcomings. (scpr.org)
  • In early 2010, Housing Works became involved in providing assistance to victims of Haiti's earthquake, especially those living with HIV/AIDS, by re-building three health clinics. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • With an estimated 150,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in 2016 (or an approximately 2.1 percent prevalence rate among adults aged 15-49), Haiti has the most overall cases of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean and its HIV prevalence rates among the highest percentage-wise in the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flies toward a supply distribution point in Jeremie, Haiti, Oct. 10, 2016. (southcom.mil)
  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2016 - U.S. military personnel, ships, aircraft and humanitarian relief supplies arrived in Haiti over the weekend in support of the small island-nation after it was hard hit by Hurricane Matthew 's wrath Oct. 4, Pentagon director of press operations Navy Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters today. (southcom.mil)
  • Haitians
  • Although the Untied States and Europeans, such as France and Spain were quick to respond to the quake and send rescue teams to the country, UN peacekeepers have been warning that Haitians are increasingly angry that aid has not been distributed quickly enough. (trend.az)
  • AIDS in Haitians was first recognized in 34 Haitians living in the United States in 1982, and in the same year eleven individuals in Haiti were suspected to be HIV infected. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the country embarks on rebuilding, he says, Haiti can't be working off a plan "devised in some foreign capital" and imposed on the Haitians by international donors. (scpr.org)
  • donors
  • Haiti hopes to raise the sum at an international donors conference next week. (npr.org)
  • Donors may send checks to the local chapter, designating Haiti Relief to: American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties, 3950 Calle Fortunada, San Diego, CA 92123, by visiting the website at www.sdarc.org, or by calling 858-309-1200. (redcross.org)
  • As donors gather in New York to consider billions of dollars in new aid, some say past efforts to help are one of the reasons the country remains so entrenched in poverty. (scpr.org)
  • Port-au-Pri
  • The magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in the capital Port-au-Prince and burying people under rubble. (reuters.com)
  • Vendors sell fruit and vegetables on May 24 at an open-air market in the Petion-ville neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (denverpost.com)
  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The idea that the delivery of American food aid needs an overhaul goes almost without question here in the capital of a nation still recovering from the devastating earthquake of four years ago. (denverpost.com)
  • SAN DIEGO, January 13, 2010 - On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake caused widespread damage on the island of Haiti, especially in the capital city of Port au Prince. (redcross.org)
  • After the Haiti earthquake of January 2010, there were reports of large migrations of people out of the capital Port-au-Prince. (healthcanal.com)
  • In January 2010, the IMANA relief committee initiated an effort in Haiti after the earthquake centered near Port-au-Prince. (wikipedia.org)
  • The film travels to several camps in and around Port-au-Prince, and presents the unfortunate reality of life in Haiti since the earthquake. (wikipedia.org)
  • workers
  • In Haiti, the three groups where HIV/AIDS is most prevalent are men who have sex with men, sex workers, and prisoners, with prevalence rates of 18.2, 8.4, and 4.3 respectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Catholic Relief Services has food, toiletries, mattresses and kitchenware available for distribution, the possibility of aid workers being robbed is high, said Sara Fajardo, a spokeswoman for the Baltimore-based charity. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • And, increasingly, aid workers who are worn out by what they have experienced. (spiegel.de)
  • No one knows how many aid workers made their way to the earthquake area. (spiegel.de)
  • A key to this success and to the PIH model of care pioneered in Haiti has been training and hiring thousands of accompagnateurs (community health workers). (wikipedia.org)
  • volunteers
  • FedEx Corp ( FDX.N ) said it is working with international relief groups including the Red Cross to fly supplies to the island once shipments start moving, while United Parcel Service Inc ( UPS.N ), which participates a World Food Program that helps coordinate delivery of aid to disaster zones, said it expects to have its volunteers in the program called up soon. (reuters.com)
  • There is currently no Peace Corps program in Haiti, and Peace Corps volunteers living in the neighboring Dominican Republic are prohibited from crossing the border. (wikipedia.org)
  • At this time, the Red Cross is utilizing trained volunteers and is not accepting spontaneous volunteers to travel to Haiti. (redcross.org)
  • The pair, along with Pete Kirkwood and Mike Cegielski, two U.S. citizens then living in Thailand, created HandsOnThailand, which brought more than 200 volunteers as well as several hundred thousand dollars to aid in the rebuilding of five Phuket fishing villages. (wikipedia.org)
  • The group's final project in 2007 was in Rayenda, Bangladesh, following Cyclone Sidr, where they aided in restoration with a group of 50 volunteers from 10 different countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • USAID
  • USA, through USAID is giving more than $712 million in aid. (wikipedia.org)
  • The turning point in the debate over U.S. food aid came when the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) - the entity that oversees foreign aid - admitted the program was flawed, urging Congress to permit the agency to send cash rather than food to nations in need. (denverpost.com)
  • devastation
  • The devastation in Haiti is unimaginable, and anything we or our users can do is tiny compared to the utter loss for this nation," said Mark Pincus, Zynga's founder and CEO. (opiniojuris.org)
  • Equatorial Guinea: President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo pledged US$2M of relief aid to Haiti on 16 January 2010 and said in an official statement: "The people of Equatorial Guinea and our government are deeply saddened and concerned by the extreme devastation and loss of life that has occurred in Haiti as a result of this terrible earthquake. (wikipedia.org)
  • efforts
  • Lowe's Cos Inc ( LOW.N ) is donating $1 million to the Red Cross' efforts in Haiti. (reuters.com)
  • UPS also said it planned to provide $1 million in aid, half in cash and half in services, while the Kraft Foods KFT.N Foundation said it would donate $25,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts. (reuters.com)
  • It has a website, www.walmartstores.com/haiti , that customers and employees can use to donate to nonprofits that support relief efforts. (reuters.com)
  • Additional U.S. efforts in economic revitalization include the establishment of the U.S.-Haiti Business Development Council, an Overseas Private Investment Corporation commercial loan program, and inclusion of Haiti within the Caribbean Basin Initiative. (wikipedia.org)
  • This seriously hampers aid coordinators in their efforts to deliver the right amount of supplies to the right places, even when sufficient resources are available. (healthcanal.com)
  • More than 1,700 sailors and 700 Marines are supporting humanitarian efforts in Haiti in addition to aircraft such as MV-22 Ospreys, helicopters such as CH-47 Chinooks and UH-60 Black Hawks, and landing craft utility boats, Davis noted. (southcom.mil)
  • Part 5: Return 20 months after the earthquake, Michele returned to Haiti to check on the progress of the relief efforts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkina Faso: The government of Burkina Faso pledged €152,000 to relief efforts in Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • We vow our commitment to the recovery efforts in Haiti and strongly encourage all of our international partners and foreign governments to do the same. (wikipedia.org)
  • Namibia: The Namibian government pledged N$7.4 million (US$1M) to relief efforts in Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Although there have been 13 billion aid money to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, many people still live in bad conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • A consensus has formed that something needs to be done to end the unintended consequence of food aid that actually ends up hurting some of the world's most vulnerable people in developing nations like Haiti, where local farmers can't compete against less expensive U.S. crops. (denverpost.com)
  • Agency officials believe they could feed 2 to 4 million more people per year if they were allowed to spend more of their budget on procuring food aid locally in the countries where it is needed (another study put the figure of additional beneficiaries even higher, at 4 to 10 million people ). (denverpost.com)
  • The people of Haiti were and are immensely thankful for the support the international community brought to us in the wake of our terrible tragedy in 2010, but that gratitude ought not to be mistaken for docility in the face of abhorrent violations such as these," Moise said. (nydailynews.com)
  • Part of the problem, those familiar with the poverty-stricken island nation of about 9.4 million people say, is that Haiti has primitive roads and other infrastructure. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Despite the more than 9 billion public and private dollars raised for relief, many people in Haiti still live in camps with inadequate food, water, shelter, and cleanliness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ghana: The government of Ghana has announced a US$3M donation to the people of Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • Programme
  • All contributions will benefit the World Food Programme (WFP), which has set up an emergency response team to distribute food and other relief to thousands in Haiti affected by the devastating earthquake. (opiniojuris.org)
  • million
  • The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility said it would pay out $8 million to Haiti based on preliminary data of the location and strength of the earthquake. (reuters.com)
  • Haiti issues a call for infrastructure improvements that would require $924 million in donations. (npr.org)
  • Between the fiscal years of 1995 and 1999, the U.S. contributed roughly $884 million in assistance to Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • That's because the U.S. wasted $219 million over a three-year period through its food aid monetization program, by which U.S. crops are sent abroad on American-owned ships and sold to generate revenue for aid operations, according to a 2011 report by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO). (denverpost.com)
  • Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Columbia University in New York sought the cooperation of Digicel, the largest mobile phone operator in Haiti, and started to monitor the daily movements of two million mobile phones by analysing anonymised data on which mobile phone towers were used to make calls. (healthcanal.com)
  • Algeria: The Foreign Ministry of Algeria announced that it had allocated US$1 million in emergency humanitarian aid. (wikipedia.org)
  • April 2015 Nepal earthquake In response to the Nepal earthquake, Direct Relief immediately mobilized and delivered via FedEx charter 118,000 pounds of medical aid, which included 6.2 million defined daily doses of medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa As of February 2015, Direct Relief delivered 40 shipments of medical aid worth $25 million to roughly 1,000 hospitals and clinics in Liberia and Sierra Leone. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1979
  • The earliest reported case of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection was in 1978, and the earliest case of AIDS-related Karposi's sarcoma was in 1979. (countrystudies.us)
  • GHESKIO used retrospective diagnosis to conclude that from 1979 to 1982, there were 61 cases of AIDS in Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • Bank of America Corp ( BAC.N ) plans to provide aid too, a company spokeswoman said. (reuters.com)
  • Canada participated in various international interventions in Haiti between 1994 and 2004, and continues to provide substantial aid to Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • The amphibious ship USS Iwo Jima performed an at-sea transfer of equipment and service members yesterday with the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, Davis said, adding that the Washington had been standing by in the Bahamas to provide support to Haiti as needed since it left port in Norfolk last week. (southcom.mil)
  • They also provide health care and legal aid services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ultimately, the film provides a complex picture of NGOs, some of which work hard to provide services in difficult circumstances, others who seem to only benefit themselves in the "big business of emergency aid. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cameroon: The government of Cameroon announced that they would provide an undisclosed amount in financial aid to Haiti on 22 January 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Florida
  • I need a break," sighs Jim Guest, a 50-year-old neurosurgeon from Florida, who was in Haiti with a group called Medishare -- the team for which Parker was interpreting. (spiegel.de)
  • Missionary Flights International (MFI) is a Florida-based charity that operates flights between Florida and areas of need in the Caribbean, primarily Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • infrastructure
  • But Mulet says another significant problem has been that international aid has stifled the development of public schools, clinics and other infrastructure. (scpr.org)
  • But he says the only way to build a lasting social infrastructure in Haiti is through the government. (scpr.org)
  • HODR's final project in 2008 took place in Gonaives, Haiti, after a series of hurricanes hit the area, where the group aided in mud removal and the rebuilding of the city's infrastructure, including the cleaning and painting of the school and medical clinic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Part 4: Infrastructure, Communication, and Hurricanes While Michele was in Haiti, a hurricane was expected to hit the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • In Washington, the proposed reforms have been gaining support among legislators on both sides of the aisle: Democrats who defend U.S. foreign aid spending and want to see the money stretch further, and Republicans concerned foremost with fiscal responsibility who want to tighten up a wasteful program. (denverpost.com)
  • 1990
  • In 1990, five members of the famous AIDS activist group ACT UP-Keith Cylar, Charles King, Gerri Wells, Eric Sawyer and Virginia Shubert-decided to dedicate themselves to serving one of New York City's most neglected populations: the tens of thousands of homeless men, women, and children in New York City living with HIV and AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • relatives
  • For inquiries about relatives living and who have citizenship in Haiti, please be patient and call repeatedly until the lines clear or contact other family members who live nearby. (redcross.org)
  • Dr. Claire Marie Cyprien, an Orange County anesthesiologist, has a brother, a sister and other relatives in Haiti. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • international
  • removing food aid from the Farm Bill altogether, placing it instead in the international disaster assistance budget and two other funds so as to avoid the Title II restrictions entirely. (denverpost.com)
  • Even before the January earthquake, international aid agencies played a huge role in Haiti. (scpr.org)
  • She questioned David Meltzer, who was in charge of international relief for the American Red Cross, the largest working NGO in Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2013, Direct Relief launched a program in partnership with Basic Health International to screen and treat women in Haiti for cervical cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oxfam
  • Also Tuesday, Britain's charity watchdog opened an inquiry into how Oxfam handled the allegations of sexual abuse in Haiti in 2011. (nydailynews.com)
  • infection
  • There are many risk factors groups for HIV infection in Haiti, with the most common ones including lower socioeconomic status, lower educational levels, risky behavior, and lower levels of awareness regarding HIV and its transmission. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to a 2010 study, one major risk factor for HIV infection in Haiti, especially in women, is lower socioeconomic status. (wikipedia.org)
  • money
  • Wal-Mart's Canadian division said its 314 stores will accept donations, and money raised will be donated to the Canadian Red Cross Haiti Earthquake fund. (reuters.com)
  • According to page 35 of the Greening Aid book there are key questions that arise on where the money flows and why. (wikipedia.org)
  • Michele Mitchell is an American filmmaker, journalist and author best known for her on-camera reporting for PBS and CNN Headline News and her documentaries "Haiti: Where Did the Money Go? (wikipedia.org)
  • The "Haiti: Where Did the Money Go? (wikipedia.org)
  • She would then produce and direct a television documentary, also called "Haiti: Where Did the Money Go? (wikipedia.org)
  • Haiti: Where Did the Money Go seeks to discover where the funds raised for the relief effort after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti really went. (wikipedia.org)
  • Part 1: Good intentions The film begins by discussing the astounding amount of money raised to aid Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • they believed that NGOs used the money they raised to fund themselves, hotels, restaurants instead of helping Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • He, as well as Luke King of Catholic Relief Services, maintained that the money was being well spent and that the situation in Haiti was improving. (wikipedia.org)
  • groups
  • As such, intravenous drug users and hemophiliacs were never major risk factor groups in Haiti since the start of the epidemic. (wikipedia.org)
  • In one step to reassure frustrated aid groups, the U.S. military agreed to give aid deliveries priority over military flights at the now-U.S.-run airport here, according to the WFP. (foxnews.com)
  • food
  • Iran's Red Crescent society says it has dispatched about 30 tonnes of humanitarian aid including food, tents and medicine to quake-ridden Haiti, Press TV reported. (trend.az)
  • Currently 15 percent of U.S. food aid must be monetized in this way. (denverpost.com)
  • Schools in the Artibonite (region of Haiti) give out American food. (denverpost.com)
  • seeds
  • they had already linked the sale of virtual seeds in their FarmVille game to development aid for school construction in Haiti. (opiniojuris.org)
  • supplies
  • Utilizing their existing presence and partnerships in Haiti allows Stop Hunger Now to make an immediate impact, getting supplies directly to those in need. (ejewishphilanthropy.com)
  • MFI makes regular bi-weekly flights to Haiti, ferrying both supplies and missionaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Egypt: President Hosni Mubarak directed the allocation of medical supplies and personnel to Haiti. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the same period, Direct Relief reported delivering more than $1.6 billion in medical resources and supplies throughout the U.S. and the world - a ratio of $36.00 in aid for each $1.00 in operating cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • Response
  • Following the 2010 Haiti earthquake Venezuela made substantial contributions to the humanitarian response to the earthquake, pledging $1.3bn in aid in addition to cancelling $395m in PetroCaribe debt. (wikipedia.org)
  • Work is often limited to physical labor, such as clearing debris or demolishing damaged structures, but has also included building of schools in Haiti, permanent homes in the Philippines, and an ongoing rebuild program in Staten Island NY as part of their Sandy response. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Other explanations for the recent trends include AIDS-related mortality and improvements made in blood safety early in the epidemic. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Judging from comments Préval made before departing Haiti for Washington , he does have some definite ideas on how assistance to Haiti should proceed. (csmonitor.com)