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Haiti: After the Earthquake

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  1. Haiti: After the Earthquake French II Culture Project By Jean-Luc

  2. The National Palace in Port-Au-Prince

  3. Haiti

  4. The Haitian Revolution (1791-1804)

  5. Greatness of Haiti • “Their Eyes Were Watching God” • Henri Christophe – President of Haiti • “The Kingdom of This World” • Langton Hughes who translated the works of Jacques Roumain • Katherine Dunham, famous Dancer and Choreographer • The Louisiana Purchase

  6. The Louisiana Purchase

  7. The Earthquake • Measured 7.0 in Magnitude • The Earthquake was not a natural disaster but a disaster of Engineering. Death and injury was due to building collapse. • Early after the quake, there were stop gaps symbolic of Haiti’s centralized Government.

  8. The Earthquake Epicenter

  9. After the earthquake, January 2010

  10. A youth walks through the earthquake damaged Cathedral in Port-a Prince on January 7, 2012.

  11. People walk in front of the collapsed National Palace in Port-au-Prince, January 11, 2012.

  12. A man walks by a tent city near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 10, 2012.

  13. A demonstrator carrying a Haitian Flag, walks through the Champs de Mars Camp across the street from the collapsed National Palace during a protest to demand new housing, Wednesday, January 11, 2012.

  14. School children walk past a makeshift tents at a temporary camp at Champ de Mars in Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, January 11, 2012.

  15. A Voodoo Practitioner works under a building that was damaged by the 2010 earthquake in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 8, 2012.

  16. Haiti President, Michel Martelly does a dance after announcing that, with the help of Canada’s Government, nearly 20,000 people camped across the street from the National Palace will be relocated to homes north of Port-au-Prince, January 11, 2012

  17. The Haitian EarthquakeTwo years later • 316,000 deaths, 300,000 injured, 1,000,000 made homeless. • $2.6 billion given for the Haitian Earthquake, $360 million in unspent private aid funding remain. • 500,000 still under tarps and tents • Cholera outbreak started by the UN • Sex scandal

  18. Where is the money? • Food, water, gasoline, medical supplies, sanitation and salaries basically the extent of services. • $12 billion coming from all donor nations. • No response by co-chair overseeing Haiti’s reconstruction for requests of financial specifics.

  19. Obstacles to Recovery • Failed ties between humanitarian organizations and the Haitian Government. • Permanent solutions that improves people lives and livelihoods needed. • Lack of reconstruction and decentralization. • Haiti is energy poor, i.e. Kerosene and charcoal are main energy sources.

  20. References Farmer, Paul (2011) “Haiti After the Earthquake”. New York, NY: Public Affairs. Aronin, Miriam (2011) “Earthquake in Haiti” North Mankato, MN: Bearport Publishing Co. Curnutte, Mark (2011) “A Promise in Haiti”. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press. Dubois, Laurent (2012) “Haiti: The Aftershocks of Hstory” Henry Holt and Company, LLC.