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2010-06-23 07:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to spur economic revitalization in Haiti, Bob Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies (RLJ), today announced a strategic relationship with Global Building Solutions, LLC, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.

2010-05-18 09:25:00

-- Aid agency says disaster risk reduction must be part of Haiti's long-term strategy -- Children are most vulnerable in disasters; can also be critical part of community preparedness PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Vision, the international Christian relief agency, is concerned that the upcoming hurricane season in Haiti could create a secondary disaster for Haitians and urges the Government of Haiti and the international community to include disaster risk...

2010-05-13 15:29:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haitian farmers, who otherwise may not have had sufficient seeds to plant this season in their earthquake-ravaged country, are receiving help from a unique public and private partnership to provide access to high-quality, conventional hybrid corn and vegetable seeds in time for this planting season.

2010-04-21 16:48:00

Press Invited to Attend In Person ASPEN, Colo., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Aspen Writers' Foundation: What: High school students in Port-au-Prince and New Orleans will share personal stories of family, landscape, and cultural and emotional differences via live videoconferencing as part of this modern-day pen pal project.

2010-04-12 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today issued a three-month progress report on its efforts in Haiti since the January 12 earthquake and described its plans to support Haiti's recovery over the next three to five years by investing in shelter, water, sanitation, livelihoods, disaster preparedness and health programs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "While the crisis in Haiti is far from over, you can see many signs of...

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2010-04-06 07:55:44

NSF graduate research fellow Starry Sprenkle describes life and her ecological research project in Haiti, and the impact of the devastating earthquake.

2010-03-16 13:29:00

ATLANTA, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it will resume service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, three times weekly beginning April 3, 2010.

2010-03-16 06:59:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the desperate need for new and expanded port infrastructure to serve earthquake recovery efforts, as well as to address the long-term shipping needs of the country, Haiti-based WIN Group and South Florida-based Sante Holding today announced having reached an agreement to re-develop Terminal Varreux, S.A.

2010-02-23 19:17:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- International relief and development agency World Vision has been awarded a $19 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to help families and communities in Haiti affected by the devastating January 12 earthquake in Port-au-Prince.

2010-02-23 09:00:00

Efforts to Establish Temporary Civilian Mail Distribution Site Continue WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service is delivering letters and packages bound for members of the U.S. Armed Forces deployed to Haiti as part of Operation Unified Response.


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