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U.N. Blue Helmets from Sri Lanka Come to Our Assistance in Haiti

Leogane, Haiti.  Another early day here in Leogane, Haiti — epicenter of the earthquake — for our international NGO post-disaster relief team.  I brief the team over breakfast at 7am and by 8am we are at the U.N. Coordinating Committee compound to continue our introduction to them. Known as “OCHA,” this U.N. branch is connecting the […]

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Live Report: Cement Dust Coats All of Haiti, as 9/11 Dust Coated New York

Leogane, Haiti. It is 5pm on our first full day in Haiti.  Our relief team has achieved much, but we woke up — as most Haitians do — at 5am to make it all happen.  We arrived last night in Leogane, having first flown into Port-au-Prince in the mid-afternoon. This is my twentieth trip to […]

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Live Report: 200 Haitian Earthquake Survivors Interviewed for Ten Chinese Scholarships

Leogane, Haiti. We are 18 debris-strewn miles West of Port-au-Prince. I am leading an international NGO team in Haiti as part of the recovery and reconstruction here following the January 12 earthquake. Our objective is to provide post-disaster family-care programming for orphaned children living with their extended families in Leogane. In addition, we are involved […]

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