Saturday, January 12, 2013

Jan 12. Read, Do, Watch.

Because these statistics are so damning, and so troubling, and so real:
Haiti by the Numbers, Three Years Later

Because this explains why:
Rebuilding in Haiti Lags After Billions in Post-Quake Aid

Because this is short and almost funny:
8 Reasons The Earthquake In Haiti Was Gravy For U.S. Contractors

Because this story is refreshingly different:
A view of post-quake Haiti, on the run

Read more here:
Because this is written by Haitian social activists, about trauma and death and a commitment to fight for lasting change:
January 12, 2013: What are the Memories? Where are the Lessons?

Because this is one of the things they're fighting for (and one of the most glaring failures of Haiti's so-called 'reconstruction'):
400,000 Homeless Still Wait For a Plan: Support Housing Rights in Haiti

Because cholera kills, and the UN has yet to acknowledge responsibility for introducing it to Haiti:
End Haiti's Killer Cholera Epidemic -- UN Action Now! 
Because Haiti is still oh so much more than an earthquake and ill-spent aid dollars:

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