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Children’s Homes in Haiti Come Under Scrutiny

The Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR) has started a programme re-evaluating the functions of children’s homes in Haiti, where nearly 32,000, mainly abandoned children live.“ This reassessment of children’s homes is a prelude to the process of deinstitutionalization of children in Haiti. Without the data, we cannot give good results,” said Diem Pierre, IBESR Assistant Director General.

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Haiti Children Homes Come Under Scrutiny

The Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR) has started a programme re-evaluating the functions of children’s homes in Haiti, where nearly 32,000, mainly abandoned children live. “This reassessment of children’s homes is a prelude to the process of deinstitutionalization of children in Haiti. Without the data, we cannot give good results,” said Diem Pierre, IBESR Assistant Director General.

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Haitians Gather For Prayer in Destroyed Churches as Thousands Await Aid After Hurricane

An international response is finally getting underway as Haitian authorities try to gauge the full extent of the staggering blow delivered by Hurricane Matthew, including hundreds dead and tens of thousands of homes obliterated. (Dieu Nalio Chery/Associated Press)
An international response is finally getting underway as Haitian authorities try to gauge the full extent of the staggering blow delivered by Hurricane Matthew, including hundreds dead and tens of thousands of homes obliterated. (Dieu Nalio Chery/Associated Press)

Survivors of Hurricane Matthew put on their Sunday finest and picked their way through downed power lines to sing praise and pray in ruined churches, while desperation grew in other parts of devastated Haiti and international rescue efforts began ramping up. Continue reading “Haitians Gather For Prayer in Destroyed Churches as Thousands Await Aid After Hurricane”

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International Aid Begins to Move Into Hurricane-Ravaged Haiti

People unload food and water boated in from the "Mission of Hope" charity after Hurricane Matthew swept through Jeremie, Haiti, on Oct. 8, 2016. (Dieu Nalio Chery / AP)
People unload food and water boated in from the “Mission of Hope” charity after Hurricane Matthew swept through Jeremie, Haiti, on Oct. 8, 2016. (Dieu Nalio Chery / AP)

A small airstrip at the edge of town hums with activity. Aid convoys are arriving from the capital, now that some roads washed out by Hurricane Matthew have been cleared. A barge carrying food and water is moored offshore of this coastal town. Continue reading “International Aid Begins to Move Into Hurricane-Ravaged Haiti”

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Joyce Meyer Calls For Prayers and Support as her Ministry Helps Hurricane Matthew Survivors In Haiti

(PHOTO: REUTERS/ANDRES MARTINEZ CASARES) A man pushes a bicycle in a flood zone after Hurricane Matthew passed through Les Cayes, Haiti, October 4, 2016.
(PHOTO: REUTERS/ANDRES MARTINEZ CASARES)
A man pushes a bicycle in a flood zone after Hurricane Matthew passed through Les Cayes, Haiti, October 4, 2016.

Inspirational Christian speaker and author Joyce Meyer has been calling on Christians to pray and offer support to Christian ministries in Haiti as they recover from the impact of Hurricane Matthew, the most dangerous storm to strike the region in years.

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