Tag: haiti earthquake

Nicole C. Lee: Where did all the Haiti money go?

When a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010 the world community came to its aid. Millions of private citizens in this country and around the world reached into their household budgets and gave generously to the Haitian people who were grappling with the devastation. We sat in front of our televisions and […]


Haiti: Environmental concerns

   Earth Talk www.emagazine.com Dear EarthTalk: What are the primary environmental concerns in the aftermath of the big earthquake in Haiti? – Frank Dover, Portland, Ore. As would be the case after any natural disaster, water-borne illness could run rampant and chemicals and oil could leak out of damaged storage facilities as a result of […]


EMU responds to need in Haiti

  Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net Touched by the news of the earthquake in Haiti on Jan. 12, Eastern Mennonite University is making several tangible responses. Collection boxes for financial contributions have been placed around campus, and the school took up offerings during halftime of two basketball games last week. A moment of silence was […]


The Rant | Haiti

   Video Essay by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Haiti is a cause celebre, literally. Which is great, but Chris Graham reminds you that the relief efforts in Haiti were ongoing before last week’s earthquake. There but for the grace of God go we is one message. People are more alike than they are not alike, is […]