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HAITI: What’s Needed Now is US Soldier-UN “Peacekeeper” Manpower to Implement Solutions

March 3, 2010

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Here are two more articles showing how things in Haiti continue to go to hell in a handbasket.  I can’t say it enough.  The relief effort is not rocket science and there are many capable humanitarian aid experts in Haiti solving problems daily associated with the quake aftermath.  What’s needed is manpower to implement the solutions.   Haiti, […]

UN Says US Military Not Cooperative in Haiti: Will the Excessive Number of Haitian Deaths Prove It?

March 2, 2010

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The following Washington Post article reveals that the US government, particularly the military, provided little cooperation to the UN, aid agencies, etc. to assist Haiti’s earthquake victims.  This resulted in a delay of supplies, food and water and caused many deaths. In addition to NGO and UN claims about the US’ unwillingness to play nice, the US  seems eerily detached […]

Poor Sanitation in Haiti’s Camps Is A Killer

February 21, 2010

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This is a huge issue for which proper measures were not taken weeks ago.  All health professionals know that lack of sanitation is a killer in crowded living conditions. It is unthinkable that a massive latrine project was not conducted to cover each and every homeless camp in the country.  If the US military had directed a few thousand […]