South Haitians protest lack of aid

16 January, 2010 — AlJazeeraEnglish

Much of the reporting after the earthquake in Haiti has been from the capital, Port-au-Prince. But the devastation and the need for help is just as severe in the south of the country, In the city of Carrefour, near the epicentre of the quake, no rescue teams are on site and angry residents have blocked the roads to protest against the absence of aid. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from southern Haiti.

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Disputes emerge over Haiti aid control – Guns, Not Aid Have Arrived

17 January, 2010 — AlJazeeraEnglish

It is five days since a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, spreading fear and misery across an already fragile nation. After a relatively slow start, US forces appear to be taking the lead in organising international aid efforts on the ground. But there is a long way to go. Residents outside the capital complain they have been forgotten. In rural towns and villages survivors have largely been left to fend for themselves. Al Jazeera’s Sebastian Walker reports from Port Au Prince, the capital.

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Haiti Newslinks 17 January, 2010

17 January, 2010

Hunger and Hope, Thirst and Frenzy Grip Haiti
New York Times
By AP PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Precious water, food and early glimmers of hope began reaching parched and hungry earthquake survivors Saturday on the …

Haiti Earthquake Aftermath: How to Help
AP Jan 12: A man carries an injured child outside Hotel Villa Creole in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Numerous organizations are mobilizing to lend a hand in the …,2933,582902,00.html?mep

Wyclef Jean defends integrity of his Yele Haiti Foundation
Washington Post
Musician Wyclef Jean responded to criticisms of his Yele Haiti Foundation Saturday with a YouTube video, saying he has put $1 million of his own money into …

Ban Ki-moon’s tribute to Haiti UN mission dead
BBC News
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has paid tribute to the leaders of the Haiti mission who died in the quake which struck last Tuesday. …

Texas rescuers still waiting for nod to Haiti
Houston Chronicle
By MOISES MENDOZA A Texas search-and-rescue team poised to deploy to Haiti is still waiting at Ellington Field. The Texas Task Force 1, which consists of 80 …

In Little Haiti, Biden pledges a long-term commitment to aid
Washington Post (blog)
By Peter Whorisky MIAMI — Vice President Biden swept into the Little Haiti neighborhood promising government and church leaders in the immigrant community …

On the Scene: VOA’s Brian Wagner Describes Haiti Relief Efforts
Voice of America
Photo: AP In this photo released by the US Navy, Haitian citizens receive water from air crewmen from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 9 assigned to the …

A Presidential Triple Plea for Haiti Relief Fund – The Caucus Blog …
At the Rose Garden, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush team up for a new effort to ease the devastation from the earthquake.

Anne Hill: Viva Haiti
By Anne Hill
Haiti needs our help long-term. After this crisis has passed, we need to figure out how to help the people of Haiti without repeating the missteps of our ill-begotten occupation a century ago.

Donate to the Red Cross Haiti relief effort via iTunes
By Dave Caolo
The people of Haiti are enduring the devastating catastrophe brought about by this week’s earthquake. Relief is finally beginning to arrive but there is an overwhelming amount of work to do. You can support the American Red Cross by …

From the Archive: Haiti, Alive – Lens Blog –
There was a saying in Haiti: “Beyond the mountains, more mountains.” And that was before last week’s earthquake, in a period recorded by these archival images.

Proceeds from today’s PopCap sales go to Haiti recovery efforts
By Griffin McElroy
Jerkamie, Haiti doesnt have the resources to recover from a tragedy like this. Hell, there are like 1 million of ilegal Haitian residents here in Dominican Republic because compared with the extreme poorness in Haiti,
this is “better”. …

Support Disaster Relief in Haiti
On January 12, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. Join recovery efforts mobilizing around the world to assist earthquake victims. …