Richard Morse

October 23, 2010

Haiti Hit by Cholera Outbreak

Unfortunately it's not unexpected, but the BBC reports today that 196 people have already died in an outbreak of cholera in Haiti:

2,634 people have been hospitalised in the central Artibonite and Central Plateau regions by the illness, which causes diarrhoea, acute fever, vomiting and severe dehydration.

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September 22, 2010

Terribly Troubling Times in Haiti

According to YAHOO! news last month:

A U.S.-based think tank is painting a grim picture of the earthquake recovery effort in Haiti, adding its voice to widespread accusations of ineffectual local leadership.

James Dobbins, a former U.S. special envoy to Haiti and director of the RAND International Security and Defense Policy Center said that:

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