Posts Tagged ‘Haiti Disaster’

Storm Sandy Ravages Crops in Haiti

Post a Comment » Written on November 8th, 2012     
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FOND-DES-BLANC, HAITI (November 8, 2012) – Before Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast of the United States, it hammered parts of the Caribbean, including Haiti, where it wiped out an estimated 70 percent of the nation’s agriculture, including a …


CWR Partner Named One of 10 Top Charities

1 Comment » Written on December 20th, 2011     
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PORTLAND, OR (December 20, 2012) – The United States’ premiere charity evaluator has named Covenant World Relief’s partner Medical Teams International (MTI) as one of its “10 Top-Notch Charities.”…


Canada Covenant Assisting Haiti Clinic

1 Comment » Written on October 26th, 2011     
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HAUTE LIMBE, HAITI (October 26, 2011) – The Ebenezer Clinic, which is partially supported by the Covenant Church of Canada, is treating a rapidly increasing number of cholera patients, reflecting a national trend as the disease



CWR Partners with Habitat to Build Shelters in Haiti

Post a Comment » Written on October 4th, 2011     
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LEOGANE, HAITI (October 4, 2011) – After the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, millions of Haitians were left without homes. The problem of homelessness was further exacerbated by the unfulfilled need for clean water and proper sanitation, …


Briefs: Old Building Burned, Haiti Volunteers Needed

SALEM, SD (August 12, 2011) – The Salem Volunteer Fire Department conducted a controlled burn of the former Evangelical Covenant Church building early Sunday morning.…


CWR-Habitat Building New Homes in Haiti

Post a Comment » Written on June 22nd, 2011     
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LEOGANE, HAITI (June 22, 2011) – Covenant World Relief and Habitat for Humanity have entered into an agreement that will fund new houses here for families of this city left homeless by the devastating earthquake in January 2010.…


Haiti: How to Sustain Rebuilding Effort

6 comments Written on March 18th, 2011     
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 18, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is the last in a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the


Haiti: From the Reporter’s Notebook

Post a Comment » Written on March 18th, 2011     
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 18, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report contains a collection of notes taken from the reporter’s notebook. It is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who


Haiti: How Detroit Helped Prepare Caregivers

Post a Comment » Written on March 17th, 2011     
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 17, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United


Haiti: Fighting the Deadly Scourge – Cholera

Post a Comment » Written on March 16th, 2011     
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 16, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United