Tag: haiti earthquake

Boy Bikes for Haiti, Raises $160,000

A young boy, Charlie Simpson raises more than £150,000 ($240,000) for the Haiti earthquake. He had hoped to raise just £500 for UNICEF’s earthquake appeal by cycling eight kilometers (five miles) around a local park. He put on his JustGiving…

Another Earthquake in Haiti

Haitians woke up to a 6.1-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday morning. The U.S. Geological survey is reporting the earthquake happened at 6:03 a.m., about 35 miles away from Port-au-Prince. People panicked and people started running as damaged buildings shook in Port-au-Prince,…

Australian News Crews rescued an 18-month-old Baby from Underneath the Rubble

SYDNEY (AFP) – Rival Australian news crews said Monday that saving a life came before doing their jobs when they rescued an 18-month-old baby from underneath the rubble in earthquake-devastated Haiti. The little girl was lying alongside the bodies of…

Rapper Wyclef Jean Defend His Foundation for Haiti

LOS ANGELES – Haitian-born rapper Wyclef Jean spoke out Saturday in defense of his foundation after charity screening groups raised concerns about its accounting practices. Jean said he was baffled by the timing and nature of criticism of The Wyclef…

The top two civilian officials at the U.N. mission in Haiti were killed in Tuesday’s earthquake

(CNN) — The top two civilian officials at the U.N. mission in Haiti were killed in Tuesday’s earthquake, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon confirmed Saturday. Special Representative Hedi Annabi and his deputy, Luiz Carlos da Costa, have died, Ban said in a…

Haiti Earthquake: as light rain fell with the darkness

(CNN) — In Jacmel, Haiti, as light rain fell with the darkness Wednesday, Gwenn Goodale Mangine and a group of 35 people prepared to spend their second night sleeping outside on mattresses and cardboard boxes in her driveway. Everyone is…