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  • Port-au-Prince: a City of Oil and Water

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    Port-au-Prince, the capital and largest city of Haiti, the Caribbean country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic is a densely packed urban metropolis comprising mostly of people of African descent. PaP, as it is often referred to, is an oil and water mixture of people with […]

  • Global Disaster Recovery

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    Amid the dire tragedy of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, I was completely in awe of the world’s response. We seemed to be throwing every possible resource we could at saving lives and healing wounds. The logistics were challenging, as Haiti is an island country whose infrastructure was largely destroyed. And […]

  • Esperando con temor la lluvia en Haití

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    Abstract: The rainy season in Haiti will begin in April and it can mean an intensification of the cholera epidemic which has already claimed 7,000 deaths among 520,000 cases. A vaccination program is waiting to be implemented but it’s being delayed due to bureaucratic problems. The epidemic doesn’t seem to […]