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Haitian Relief Efforts Fall Short

By   /  February 9, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

A Haitian crisis may be coming which will test the resolve of foreign donors, according to relief workers. While money has poured into the earthquake-devastated country, the Haitian government is unable to govern many parts of the country. While American troops have set up a food distribution network, 75% of Haitian schools in Port-au-Prince have […]

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U.S. Troop Surge in Haiti

By   /  January 23, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

This week the number of U.S. troops serving in Haiti to support humanitarian efforts increased from 2,600 to 4,600. The dominant American presence in Haiti has not come without controversy. The French Cooperation minister criticized the United States for taking control of the extremely congested airport, which was forced to turn away a French aid […]

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U.S. Grants Humanitarian Parole Policy for Haitian Orphans

By   /  January 19, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Monday that a new humanitarian parole policy allowing orphaned children from Haiti to enter the United States temporarily on an individual basis will be implemented immediately. Three key groups will be targeted during the policy: Children who have been legally confirmed as orphans eligible for intercountry adoption by […]

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