It’s the end of my third day in-country and I am already tired to the bone. In any event, today was a good day for Haiti as discernible progress was made within each of the following categories: Enhanced trauma response through the introduction of a nationwide air ambulance program Promotion of peace and social
Water. One word, 5 letters. Water. It is one of our first spoken words, and one of our most commonly spoken words throughout our lifetime. Water is the world’s most precious commodity, yet nearly 1 billion people, according to water.org, lack access to clean potable water or proper sanitation systems. In Haiti, the lack of clean
HR&DC’s Purpose In the immediate aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, I founded Haiti Recovery and Development Company with one simple goal: to help the Haitian people have a better quality of life by assisting with the creation of an economic engine whereby self-reliance could ultimately be possible for Haiti. In broad-brush terms, I am
By Dino Eliadis, SVP Operations Haiti Recovery and Development Company, LLC The New York Times article Cholera Reported in Several Areas in Haiti is the next in a wave of tragedies still to come after the January 12, 2010 earthquake. Fear is that an epidemic will spread to the displacement camps which could kill as
Water will undoubtedly be a major part of any development in Haiti. HR&DC made a major announcement of the addition of two major players in the development of water system around the world in – Marolf Environmental, Inc and Rocha Controls. You can see more about this announcement via the published press release.
One cannot address the safe water needs for each Haitian without first acknowledging the global problem of unsafe water. According to a UN report more people die from unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war. One child under the age of five dies every 20 seconds from water-related diseases, according to the
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