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  • Hurricane Ike shreds central Cuba, heads for Havana

    Hurricane Ike shreds central Cuba, heads for Havana
    Hurricane Ike ripped through central Cuba on Monday, toppling colonial landmarks and forcing the evacuation of nearly 1 million people -- with more likely to be displaced as the powerful storm plowed toward populous Havana. Revolutionary leader Fidel...
  • Hurricanes and Haiti

    The expression "sheets of rain" meant nothing to me until I lived in Haiti. I used to sit on a terrace on a low hillside in Port-au-Prince and watch the progress of rainstorms as they descended on the capital. The city sat below me, palms waving in the...
  • UCF students help Haitian man with fatal leukemia get care in Orlando

    UCF students help Haitian man with fatal leukemia get care in Orlando
    First-year University of Central Florida medical student Anika Mirick and a few of her classmates recently learned a valuable lesson — outside the classroom — about the power of medicine. Thanks to Mirick and several other UCF students who...
  • Internet Quickest Source for Haiti Earthquake Photos, Video

    Internet Quickest Source for Haiti Earthquake Photos, Video
    Within minutes of the earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, bloggers were posting about chaos in the streets. Even though it's extremely poor country with little access to the technology, people there were reaching out with social networking sites to share...
  • Haiti Quake: "Total Devastation And Loss" On The Streets Of Port-Au-Prince

    Haiti Quake: "Total Devastation And Loss" On The Streets Of Port-Au-Prince
    A mighty earthquake rocked the tiny, impoverished island nation of Haiti today, collapsing a hospital, the presidential palace and other buildings and triggering what one diplomat called a "catastrophe." As night fell on the Haitian capital of Port-au-...
  • Haiti: Resources and how to help

    Haiti: Resources and how to help
    .indentMe { padding-left:20px; } In the wake of the utter devastation inflicted by the earthquake in Haiti, the efforts and contributions of people everywhere are crucial. If you're looking for ways to help, try these organizations: The U.S. State...
  • Haiti Earthquake: HOW YOU CAN HELP

    Haiti Earthquake:  HOW YOU CAN HELP
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- There are several organizations offering aid to Haitians devastated by last Tuesday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake. You can help by donating money to those organizations. International relief agency Operation USA is appealing for...
  • Call For NYers To Assist In Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts

    Call For NYers To Assist In Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts
    Community leaders are asking New Yorkers to rally together and assist in Haitian earthquake relief efforts. Community Advocate Anthony Herbert led a press conference Wednesday morning to call for a united effort to help the victims through Life For The...
  • OC Fire Search and Rescue Team's Trip to Haiti Delayed

    OC Fire Search and Rescue Team's Trip to Haiti Delayed
    PACOIMA, Calif. -- The second of two Southland urban search-and-rescue teams deployed to quake-ravaged Haiti is expected to begin its journey Friday. Orange County fire authority is sending as many as 80 firefighters from their Urban Search and Rescue...
  • Local physicians in less affected area of Haiti. Water source next concern

    NORFOLK — Two Hampton Roads physicians on a medical mission in Haiti with Partners in Health are OK, said Ron Sconyers, chief executive of Norfolk-based Physicians for Peace. The OB/GYNs are in Cange and have been in touch with Physicians for Peace...
  • Haiti Earthquake: How You Can Help The Relief Effort

    Haiti Earthquake: How You Can Help The Relief Effort
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- There are several organizations offering aid to Haitians devastated by last Tuesday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake. You can help by donating money to those organizations. HOW TO HELP: The State Department set up a toll-free...
  • Buildings crumble, bodies line Haiti's roadsides

    Buildings crumble, bodies line Haiti's roadsides
    The damage in Haiti's capital seemed nearly random. Some hillsides of homes look as if they had simply crumbled into the dirt. Other buildings, such as the cheerful-looking Rose Restaurant, appear untouched. But along the city's roadsides, the true cost...