Tag: disaster relief

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    This week marked the 6 month anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, which killed more than 230,000 people. Humanitarian groups say while there has been some recovery, an overwhelming amount of work still needs to be done. More

    July 16, 2010 | Comments

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    “The issue here is not BP’s behavior, it’s not the Obama administration’s behavior. It’s our behavior. That is where the deepest change has to happen.” More

    July 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Catholic Charities set up five relief centers in Louisiana fishing villages to respond to the oil spill catastrophe with financial assistance and spiritual support, says Margaret Dubuisson of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. More

    June 11, 2010 | Comments

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    With major earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, relief organizations have their work cut out for them as they help the people of these devastated countries.
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    March 5, 2010 | Comments

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    “The most successful poverty reduction program in the world right now is letting people cross the US border…and that’s a very basic way we could help a lot of Haitians right now is just let in more legal Haitian immigrants to escape poverty.” More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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    “We need a stronger development agency, some voice in the US government, a strong voice that can speak up for poverty reduction, global development, and carry that out in an effective way. We don’t have that right now.” More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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    Go on the ground and behind the scenes with our crew in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and watch them at work on this week's story about local ministers and faith-based relief workers.

    February 5, 2010 | Comments

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    A massive international relief effort is underway in Haiti as the search for survivors continues. Find out how you can help. More

    January 22, 2010 | Comments

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    “Everything is gone,” says Rev. Caleb Deliard, a Haitian-American pastor. “It’s all gone. It hurts us deep down. We are, as a people now, wounded souls.” More

    January 22, 2010 | Comments

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    People in Bangladesh are struggling to recover from a devastating cyclone, a not unusual tragedy in that part of the world, and this time global warming threatens to flood much of the country. As the land begins to disappear, climate refugees, as they are called, are learning to farm differently and to live and go to school afloat. More

    February 15, 2008 | Comments

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