Tag Archives: Haiti Earthquake 2010

Haiti Camps: Girls Rampantly Raped

One year after a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, women and girls staying in the country’s refugee camps live without adequate food, water, shelter and medical care. And when the darkness falls, the rapists come. According to a report from Amnesty

Haiti Cholera Deaths Exceed 2,350

Port-au-Prince — A total of 2,350 people have died and 104,614 have been sickened so far in the cholera epidemic besieging Haiti since mid-October, authorities said yesterday. According to figures supplied by the Public Health and Population Ministry, in the

Haiti Cholera Death Toll Tops 2,000

More than 2,000 people have died from Haiti’s cholera outbreak and almost 90,000 cases have been recorded, the latest health ministry figures show. More than six weeks after Haiti’s first cholera outbreak in more than a century erupted in late

Haiti Cholera Death Toll Tops 1,600

AFP – The death toll from Haiti’s cholera epidemic rose to 1,603 on Thursday, up from 1,415 just two days previously, according to the health ministry. The outbreak has infected 69,776 people since it was first detected in mid-October, of

Riots in Haiti as Cholera Spreads

Clashes between rival political factions left two people dead in Haiti as growing violence and a raging cholera epidemic threatened to derail key post-quake elections. The victims were shot dead late on Monday in Beaumont, a small town in south-western

Haiti Death Toll Rises to 1,344

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti — The death toll has risen to at least 1,344 in the cholera outbreak in Haiti that has sickened nearly 57,000 people, the Haitian government said Monday. The announcement came as international health officials predicted that the scale

Anti-UN Cholera Riots in Haiti

Clashes have erupted between United Nations forces and hundreds of stone-throwing Haitians in Port-au-Prince after unrest targeting peacekeepers blamed for the cholera outbreak spread to the capital. There had been fears violence could break out after protest organisers called a

Haiti Cholera Riot Leaves 2 Dead

Haiti. Two men were killed Monday in northern Haiti in clashes with United Nations peacekeepers, as anger turned to violence over a cholera outbreak that has claimed nearly 1,000 lives, officials said. The body of a 20-year-old man was found

Haiti’s Cholera Claims over 900

Health officials in Haiti are warning the deadly cholera outbreak, which has killed more than 900 people, is intensifying. The disease has also infected at least 14,000 more people in the past month, but officials say that number could rise

UN Asks for Funds to Fight Cholera

The United Nations has appealed for $164 million to tackle an outbreak of cholera in Haiti. It is worried that without the money, the epidemic may run out of control. Cholera has now reached the capital Port-au-Prince and infection rates

Haiti Cholera Death Toll Hits 643

The death toll from the cholera outbreak in Haiti has hit 643, as the epidemic continues to spread across the flood-stricken country. According to the Haitian health ministry, nearly 10,000 people have been so far diagnosed with the disease and

Haiti Cholera Death Toll Hits 643

THE toll in an outbreak of cholera in Haiti has surged to 643 deaths with nearly 10,000 people being treated in hospital for the disease, the public health ministry said today. Yesterday alone, some 46 deaths were registered in the

Cholera Reaches Haitian Capital

The first confirmed cholera death in the Haitian capital is fuelling concerns about the dangers of a major outbreak in Port-au-Prince. Health officials are reporting that more cases are emerging in the slums and makeshift camps around the crowded city.

Hurricane Killed at least 20 in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – At least 20 people died when Hurricane Tomas brushed past Haiti, more than double the number initially reported, Haiti’s civil protection department said Monday. Seven others remain missing and dozens were injured. More than 30,000 people remain

Haiti Pledges – Where’s the Money?

Video Report: Haiti has only received a small portion of aid pledged to it. What’s the hold up?

Haiti dodges Storm Disaster

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Earthquake-hit Haiti escaped a fresh disaster threatened by Hurricane Tomas, but the storm caused flooding that killed eight people and increased the contagion threat from a deadly cholera epidemic, the government and aid workers said on Saturday.