Posts Tagged ‘Haiti earthquake

22
Jan
10

On air: Would you adopt a child from Haiti?

This little boy has just touched down in the Netherlands, his new home. It’s worlds apart from the wreckage he has left behind – Haiti.

 It’s a common story right now. The US, France and Canada  have already sped up their adoption processes but people are divided.

Here’s a round up of the rights and wrongs of adopting during a disaster. Continue reading ‘On air: Would you adopt a child from Haiti?’

15
Jan
10

On air: How you can help Haiti

When tragedy strikes, it’s human instinct to want to make it all better – in a flash.

In a country as vulnerable as Haiti, it doesn’t quite work like that. As aid pours in from across the world , a ruined infrastructure, overcrowded airport and no visible police force are some of the factors adding to Haiti’s nightmare. And time is running out. Continue reading ‘On air: How you can help Haiti’

13
Jan
10

The audience reaction to Dixie, a caller in Haiti

13
Jan
10

On air: Haiti Earthquake

Hundreds of people are feared dead following a 7.0-magnitude quake in Haiti yesterday. Here’s the latest.

It’s said to be the largest earthquake in Haiti in 25 years. This blogger and radio host describes the scene.

Raymond Alcide Joseph, Haiti’s ambassador to the US called the country’s infrastructure the worst in the world and said that the earthquake was a ” a catastrophe waiting to happen,”

Haiti’s Phonelines and power are down and once again twitter and Facebook have proved invaluable. So we’ll be using the internet and our contacts to try to get you voices on the ground. If you, your family or friends are there please do get in touch.




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