This page carries links and material on the earthquake
in Haiti, 2010.
"Haiti conference: reconstruction will fail if rights are ignored, warns UN expert" Source: United Nations Human Rights Council. 30 Mar 2010 http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/JBRN-842H8L?OpenDocument (or download here)
After the earthquake of January 2010 and as reconstruction is discussed in Port-au-Prince and Haiti’s other cities and towns, it may be timely to recall some reconstruction precedents.
Go here for: "Some precedents for post-earthquake reconstruction: A bibliography of the work of Adolf Ciborowski." By James Lewis, February 2010
Go here for: community based reconstruction planning and support by Architecture for Humanity
Go here for: Haiti Beyond the Cleanup By William Fisher and here: http://www.truthout.org/ for Truthout
Go here for "Haiti: Some Key Questions and Answers"" by Bryan Walsh
Go here for a copy of "Haiti's suffering is a result of calculated impoverishment" By Seumas Milne (pubished by The Guardian here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/jan/20/haiti-suffering-earthquake-punitive-relationship )
Go here for: Letters, Haitian empowerment must be the prime goal, The Guardian, Friday 22 January 2010 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jan/22/haitian-empowerment-prime-goal
Go here for: "Growth of aid and the decline of humanitarianism" The Lancet Editorial www.thelancet.com Vol 375 January 23, 2010
Go here for: Ben Wisner’s comment on the Lancet editorial, 22nd January 2010
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