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WATCH: Desperate Haitians Living In Caves, Eating Toxic Plants 6 Months After Hurricane Matthew

Almost six months after deadly Hurricane Matthew destroyed crops and livestock along Haiti’s southern peninsula, life has become so desperate that Haitians are eating poisonous plants and living in caves to survive, aid workers say. Continue reading “WATCH: Desperate Haitians Living In Caves, Eating Toxic Plants 6 Months After Hurricane Matthew”

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UN Refugee Agency Applauds Haiti Vote on Statelessness

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, applauds the vote Wednesday by the Parliament of Haiti formally to join the international drive to end the tragedy of statelessness and to ensure the millions of innocent people around the world with no nationality get the help they need. Continue reading “UN Refugee Agency Applauds Haiti Vote on Statelessness”

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South Florida Charity, Food For The Poor, Discovers 240 Starving Haitians Living in Cave

Food For The Poor teams have discovered 240 people, including 84 women and 62 children, living in a cave in the rugged mountains near Fonds Rouge Dahere, where they have been since Hurricane Matthew hit the country’s southern peninsula in October. The charity is launching a campaign to help them immediately with lifesaving aid and to build homes. (Photo/ Food For The Poor) User Upload Caption: Families found in caves months after hurricane. – Original Credit: Courtesy – Original Source: Food for the Poor

Despite their dire conditions and empty stomachs, about 240 people living inside a cave in the rugged mountains in Haiti’s southern peninsula were singing joyful hymns. And their voices led a team from Food For The Poor right to them.

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South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Top List of Most Suffering Countries in 2016

In contrast with the generally thriving residents of Norway, people in South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine top a Gallup survey of the most suffering countries in 2016.

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The Sanneh Foundation Brings Silver Lining to Haiti

And life continues on, we can affect it…but we have to do something.

A group wearing tracksuits and carting 15 large hockey-equipment bags down the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport terminal is quite a common sight. But this particular story is not common at all. In this case, this group was not off to defend gold or to play in a football tournament, they were set out to bring some hope to children through the power of the beautiful game—over 340 kg of football gear, to be precise.

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