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Haiti Earthquake (2010)

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  • Tomas spares Haiti, but cholera still a threat

     
    Hurricane Tomas passed to the west of the crowded Haitian capital Port au Prince over the weekend, mostly sparing the vulnerable earthquake resettlement camps. But local and international authorities continue to worry about the effects of heavy rains on...
  • Westminster native climbs a mountain for a cause

    Westminster native climbs a mountain for a cause
    With visible excitement, Chris Glass runs his finger across a large wall map of the world at the world headquarters of the nonprofit, IMA World Health, in New Windsor. He carefully traces his route to Tanzania, then taps his finger gently on Mount...
  • Converting pillow cases to dresses for Haiti

    How much can one little dress do? When it's made from a 100 percent cotton pillow case and lovingly trimmed with rick rack and ribbons, it can delight a little girl in Haiti who may never have had a dress. And it might keep her safe from rape or...
  • Dr. Ross J. Brechner, ophthalmologist and state epidemiologist, dies at 71

    Dr. Ross J. Brechner, ophthalmologist and state epidemiologist, dies at 71
    Dr. Ross Joseph Brechner, a mathematician turned ophthalmologist who abandoned private practice for a second career in public health, died Aug. 4 of heart disease at his Catonsville home. He was 71. "Ross was a fine ophthalmologist who changed careers...
  • Midshipmen to help clean up, honor 9/11 victims and military

    In an effort to honor those who lost their lives during the attacks of Sept. 11, U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen will take part today in the second annual Project Green: 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance. The event is organized by the Volunteer Center...
  • CNN's new host Erin Burnett: Smug, superficial and acting like she knows

    CNN's new host Erin Burnett: Smug,  superficial and acting like she knows
    I promised myself I was going to give CNN's new weeknight host Erin Burnett a full week of shows before I reviewed her. It was hard keeping that promise Monday night when I saw her pay a visit to the Occupy Wall Street encampment so she could look down...
  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places

    Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places
    Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help. In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
  • Spike Gjerde and Bryan Voltaggio lend support to Haiti benefit

    Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen and Bryan Voltaggio of Volt are lending their support to a benefit for Up From Under, a project for building homes in Hait The Up From Under benefit dinner and silent acution, which is being held at Washington, D.C.'s...
  • Benefit for Haiti with Spike Gjerde and Bryan Voltaggio

    Benefit for Haiti with Spike Gjerde and Bryan Voltaggio
    Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen and Bryan Voltaggio of Volt are lending their support to a Wednesday night benefit for Up From Under, a project for building homes in Haiti. The Up From Under benefit dinner and silent action, which is being held at...
  • Tornadoes, derecho meant a whirlwind start to job for MEMA director Mallette

    Tornadoes, derecho meant a whirlwind start to job for MEMA director Mallette
    One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston. In his second week as executive...
  • Glen Mar church group brings hope to Haiti

    Glen Mar church group brings hope to Haiti
    The unpaved street winds up a steep, rocky hill to a "shell of a hospital." It's a concrete structure without any patients, said Shirley Matlock, a member of Glen Mar Methodist Church, in Ellicott City. Construction supplies, tile and paint occupy most of...