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Hurricane Irma: Dispatches from the field

Posted by: UNICEF September 8, 2017

Two islands, two perspectives from UNICEF staff on the devastating effects that Hurricane Irma has caused for children and their families. Read more »

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Less than 11 months since Matthew, will Irma be kind to Haiti?

Posted by: UNICEF September 7, 2017

As Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc on Haiti in 2017, Victoria Maskell reflects on past and present efforts to save the lives of children living in the country. Read more »

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Preparing for Irma: UNICEF Haiti's team deployed at the frontline

Posted by: UNICEF September 7, 2017

UNICEF has started to deploy teams to the locations that will most likely be hit hardest once Irma reaches the Haitian shore. Read more »

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Supporting Haiti During and After the Crisis

Posted by: UNICEF November 16, 2016

Twelve sick babies are fighting for their lives in a cramped hospital room in Jérémie, in the south of Haiti. Five nights ago, heavy rains flooded the pediatric department. The nurse had just enough time to take the babies out of their incubators and transfer them, through the rain, to the hallway of an adjoining building. Read more »

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Thoughts before Matthew

Posted by: UNICEF October 3, 2016

It is Sunday 2 PM local time. I am in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, waiting. Together with 10 million people. Waiting for the impact of yet another burden on the already heavily loaded shoulders of this amazing country. Read more »

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Haiti: Kangaroo Care

Posted by: David Morley January 12, 2015

These tools at the Hospital in Port-au-Prince are important, but the Unit’s director gets really excited when she tells me about the low-cost, low-tech solution which has saved countless lives: Kangaroo Care. Read more »

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Haiti: Diagnosing malnutrition

Posted by: David Morley January 12, 2015

Haiti defies reason. A lush tropical island racked with poverty and hunger with community leaders as strong and committed as any I’ve ever met anywhere. I was with one of those remarkable heroes today, Dr. Margaret Malet, whose organization runs FONDEFH - the clinic caring for Pierre. Read more »

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Haiti: Land of Dreams

Posted by: David Morley January 11, 2015

You can still see the scars of the Haiti earthquake, but the country is rebounding. The foundations are being laid for a more hopeful future - through education. Read more »

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David's Blog: Time for a Change

Posted by: David Morley April 30, 2012

David envisions a bright future for the country following a meeting with young community leaders. Read more »

David's Blog: Haiti's Health

Posted by: David Morley April 26, 2012

While in Haiti, David meets baby Justin in a hospital ward. His health is precarious, much like the health of Haiti itself. Read more »

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