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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Haiti

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The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises
Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.
Charity boss praises Ireland's response to Haiti disaster, while calling world response a 'disgrace'
“This is a country that we have access to. There is no war, no bombs dropping and no excuses. The appeal must be met.”
After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti
Families with destroyed homes and shattered livelihoods waited and prayed for help. Food and clean water were scarce to nonexistent.
Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts
The hurricane has now claimed 34 lives in the US as well over 500 lives in Haiti.
Scale of devastation begins to emerge as Haiti death toll passes 800
Footage from the hardest-hit towns shows a ruined landscape with roofs blown away and downed trees everywhere.
Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti
The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.
Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean
The death toll is expected to rise as the storm pummels the Bahamas on its way to the US.
PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti
In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.
Haiti's President has released a sexually suggestive song called "Give Them The Banana"
He was a popstar called Sweet Micky before his election.
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.
'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'
And there’s been a 190% increase in the disease in Haiti this year.
UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'
About a third of alleged sexual abuse involves minors under 18.
Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland
‘Clinton Cash’, a book by conservative Peter Schweizer, claimed that Bill Clinton had been paid for speeches in Ireland.
No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck
About a dozen people managed to swim to safety after the accident.
Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later
The poorest country in the western hemisphere was brought to its knees in 2010, but now it has other threats to deal with amid the efforts to rebuild.
Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on
More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.
Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's
Records released today from Bill’s years in the White House concern the August 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business'
The business magazine’s annual list shows Ireland moving up six places. The UK is in 12th place this year. Germany is 24th.
Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL
Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.
Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti
The young actor’s uncle worked with GOAL in the 1980s and 1990s.
Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation
The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.
Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm
Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.
Read Me: The Irish have not always been the victims of history
Joe O’Shea’s book throws light on the lesser-known bad boys of Irish antiquity, including one Kilkenny man who captured 12,000 slaves and launched 40 cross-Atlantic slave voyages in the early 18th century.
Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.
Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets
Charity turns Twitter hashtag on its head – what’s your reaction to it?
Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast
It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.
Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US
Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.
Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti
The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.
Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn
It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.
Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence
The onset of the rainy season means an increase in cholera, but the country is not prepared for this, Médecins Sans Frontières has said.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak
It’s rainy season on the earthquake-stricken island – and the charity warns that cholera cases are already on the up again.
Govt to commit outstanding €1.5m of Haiti aid 'in coming months'
Minister of State Joe Costello says Ireland has paid €11.5 million of the €13 million pledged at the 2010 donor conference.
Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti
Plan Ireland’s report on Haiti two years after earthquake reveals major challenges as other NGOs also note scale of work required for country to recover will need international investment.
Column: Haiti is slowly recovering - but criticising aid agencies doesn't help
Aid agencies are criticised for the slow place of recovery in Haiti – but that criticism puzzles Tom Arnold of Concern.
Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority
Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck reports from the island nation still struggling to recover from the devastating impact of the 2010 earthquake.
Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital
Kilkenny man Richard Delaney will be dressing up as Santa this year – in an under-construction hospital in Port-au-Prince. He writes about his experiences.
World's first Haiti Week to take place in Ireland
Former US President Bill Clinton made the announcement today and said the fundraising week will take place from 21 – 28 January 2012.