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2010-02-23 08:46:19

A five-person team sent to evaluate damage from the devastating magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan 12 found no surface evidence of the fault that might have caused the quake, but installed four instruments to measure aftershocks and help pinpoint the epicenter.

2010-02-16 12:46:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines will resume service into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, beginning Friday, Feb. 19. The first flight will depart from American's hub at Miami International Airport at 6:40 a.m. EST, arriving at Port-au-Prince at 8:35 a.m. EST.

2010-02-12 13:26:00

-- World Vision survey finds more than half of Haiti's displaced fear robbery, rape -- As rainy season approaches, poor weather highlights need for secure shelter for families -- World Vision encourages U.N. and Haitian government to focus on crime-prevention strategies PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb.

2010-02-10 15:56:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bright Hope, a Christian non-profit mission organization bringing Hope to those living on less than a $1 a day has been serving the Haiti area for over 15 years.

2010-02-09 17:21:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Haitian Economic Development Foundation today announced that Electricite d'Haiti, the government-owned electric utility, has restored electrical power to a section of earthquake ravaged Port Au Prince.

2010-02-09 11:55:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WIN Group, the Haitian enterprise that owns and operates Terminal Varreux in Port-au-Prince, and SEACOR Holdings Inc. (SEACOR) (NYSE: CKH) today announced that emergency repairs have enabled crucial tanker shipments of fuel to resume to Haiti.

2010-02-08 17:21:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Four weeks after the catastrophic quake, Haiti's survivors face more than just staggering physical needs such as food and shelter, World Vision said today.

2010-02-06 15:24:00

FilterPure Director to Shave Head in Solidarity with Haitian Earthquake victims PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- FilterPure and their partners Global Effect and other NGOs announced today a ground breaking ceremony in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti for a new water filtration factory.

2010-02-05 06:00:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Haiti telecom operator Voila has been busy since the January 12 earthquake providing local and international service to over a million Haitian customers and thousands of incoming relief workers.

2010-02-02 09:22:00

About half of Haiti's population is under 18: leaders must count them in now for better futureEducation, health, protection of children will be crucial to Haiti's rebuilding plansPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb.


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