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Haiti quake victims forced out of tents

Hundreds of thousands made homeless by the earthquake which struck Haiti three years ago are now facing eviction from their emergency shelters

Hundreds of thousands made homeless by the earthquake which struck Haiti three years ago are now facing eviction from their emergency shelters

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Haiti: Rebuilding education

According to the UN, the earthquake in Haiti killed around 230,000 people, made a million people homeless and leveled many schools. The response to

According to the UN, the earthquake in Haiti killed around 230,000 people, made a million people homeless and leveled many schools. The response to

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Sean Penn in Cannes charity dinner for Haiti

US actor Sean Penn has held a fundraiser at the Cannes Film Festival to raise money for survivors of the Haiti earthquake. More than 200,000 people

US actor Sean Penn has held a fundraiser at the Cannes Film Festival to raise money for survivors of the Haiti earthquake. More than 200,000 people

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Haiti rebuilding falters

Two years ago an earthquake devastated Haiti and outside help poured in. First people had to be saved from the crushed buildings. Some owe their

Two years ago an earthquake devastated Haiti and outside help poured in. First people had to be saved from the crushed buildings. Some owe their

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Haiti, two years after the quake

Two years after the Haiti earthquake that left between 200,000 and 300,000 people dead, more than half a million survivors are still living in 800

Two years after the Haiti earthquake that left between 200,000 and 300,000 people dead, more than half a million survivors are still living in 800

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Haitians mark anniversary of deadly quake

Haitians have been marking the second anniversary of the earthquake that tore apart their Caribbean nation. The disaster, in January 2010, left

Haitians have been marking the second anniversary of the earthquake that tore apart their Caribbean nation. The disaster, in January 2010, left

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Haitian anger at slow pace of post-quake reconstruction

Two years to the day since a powerful earthquake killed more than 300,000 people, Haiti is slowing trying to rebuild homes for those affected by the

Two years to the day since a powerful earthquake killed more than 300,000 people, Haiti is slowing trying to rebuild homes for those affected by the

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Haiti still struggles two years after quake

Two years after the devastating earthquake which flattened much of Haiti, thousands of its people say little progress has been made towards helping

Two years after the devastating earthquake which flattened much of Haiti, thousands of its people say little progress has been made towards helping

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Haiti: coping with catastrophe

The reality of Haiti two years on after the cameras have gone. Hundreds of thousands of people remain in camps with no education, no work and little

The reality of Haiti two years on after the cameras have gone. Hundreds of thousands of people remain in camps with no education, no work and little

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UN asked to pay for Haitian cholera outbreak

The UN is being petitioned for compensation after being blamed for an outbreak of Cholera in the wake of the 2010 Haitian earthquake. A human

The UN is being petitioned for compensation after being blamed for an outbreak of Cholera in the wake of the 2010 Haitian earthquake. A human

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New start for Haiti

Haiti’s new president, Michel Martelly, has been sworn in with a promise to wake the country up and a request for people to trust him. A former

Haiti’s new president, Michel Martelly, has been sworn in with a promise to wake the country up and a request for people to trust him. A former

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Martelly sworn in as Haiti's president

Former singer Michel Martelly has been sworn in as the president of Haiti. The 50-year-old, who has no previous political experience, was elected

Former singer Michel Martelly has been sworn in as the president of Haiti. The 50-year-old, who has no previous political experience, was elected

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Former singer confirmed as Haiti's next president

Michel Martelly has been confirmed as the winner of Haiti’s presidential election. The country’s electoral commission said the former singer had

Michel Martelly has been confirmed as the winner of Haiti’s presidential election. The country’s electoral commission said the former singer had

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Haiti's earthquake anniversary

People across the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince mark the first anniversary of the magnitude-7 earthquake which, according to the Haitian government

People across the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince mark the first anniversary of the magnitude-7 earthquake which, according to the Haitian government

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Bill Clinton visits Haiti

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton praised a significant South Korean investment in Port-au-Prince and cut the ribbon on the capital’s newly rebuilt

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton praised a significant South Korean investment in Port-au-Prince and cut the ribbon on the capital’s newly rebuilt

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Haiti pays silent tribute to quake dead

Haitians on Wednesday observed a minute’s silence to remember their compatriots who died in a massive earthquake one year ago. The Carribbean

Haitians on Wednesday observed a minute’s silence to remember their compatriots who died in a massive earthquake one year ago. The Carribbean

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Nightmare goes on for Haiti quake survivors

For those who survived the dreadful events of January 12, the nightmare continues. Around one million people, including 380,000 children, still

For those who survived the dreadful events of January 12, the nightmare continues. Around one million people, including 380,000 children, still

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Focus on reconstruction as Haiti marks quake one year on

One year on and the first anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake is being seen as a chance to assess progress on rebuilding.   Despite the

One year on and the first anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake is being seen as a chance to assess progress on rebuilding.   Despite the

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Haiti art saved from beneath rubble

When the devastating earthquake struck Haiti a year ago, hundreds of thousands of people were killed. An entire cultural tradition was also buried

When the devastating earthquake struck Haiti a year ago, hundreds of thousands of people were killed. An entire cultural tradition was also buried

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Préval: 'time to find Haiti once again' 

On 12th January 2010, the world was exposed to terrible images of the earthquake in Haiti.   A year on, President René Préval’s defended his

On 12th January 2010, the world was exposed to terrible images of the earthquake in Haiti.   A year on, President René Préval’s defended his

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Préval: 'time to find Haiti once again'

On 12th January 2010, the world was exposed to terrible images of the earthquake in Haiti. A year on, President René Préval’s defended his

On 12th January 2010, the world was exposed to terrible images of the earthquake in Haiti. A year on, President René Préval’s defended his

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Haiti honours earthquake victims

Haiti commemorates the first anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake that shattered the Caribbean country, with a poignant ceremony at a mass

Haiti commemorates the first anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake that shattered the Caribbean country, with a poignant ceremony at a mass

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Haiti: Fanny Devoucoux, director of Acted

Fanny Devoucoux is the Director of ACTED, the Agency for technical cooperation and development. This NGO has been in Haiti since 2004.   Sophie

Fanny Devoucoux is the Director of ACTED, the Agency for technical cooperation and development. This NGO has been in Haiti since 2004.   Sophie

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Haiti still struggling a year after the earthquake

Like much of the Haitian capital, the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince is still in ruins. Reconstruction in the city has barely got underway

Like much of the Haitian capital, the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince is still in ruins. Reconstruction in the city has barely got underway

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EU-Haiti aid hampered by island's politics

Europe’s top aid officials say they are extremely concerned about Haitian politics, and that instability is preventing aid from reaching people and

Europe’s top aid officials say they are extremely concerned about Haitian politics, and that instability is preventing aid from reaching people and

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Amateur footage captures the horror of Haiti

Video surveillance cameras showed what it was like to be inside Haiti’s Presidential Palace as it was rocked by the magnitude seven earthquake, which

Video surveillance cameras showed what it was like to be inside Haiti’s Presidential Palace as it was rocked by the magnitude seven earthquake, which

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ECHO from Haiti

Humanitarian emergency response, getting what’s needed to a disaster zone fast… One year after the Haiti earthquake, European Union support towards

Humanitarian emergency response, getting what’s needed to a disaster zone fast… One year after the Haiti earthquake, European Union support towards