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Haiti

Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

The eye of Hurricane Matthew hit the Tiburon Peninsula, the southwest tip of Haiti, on October 4th. With winds that blew 230 kilometres an hour and up to 500 millimetres of rain in two days, it was the strongest storm to hit the...

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Back to School in Haiti

As September chills the air, whether with excitement or dismay, kids in Whitehorse turn their attention towards the new school year. Half way across the world, and minus the frost, Haitian youth are thinking about heading to...

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A Single Child’s Story

“So have you seen any progress?”This is the question I’m most often asked when people learn I live in Haiti. Vague as it is, I feel this question can be answered in the story of a child named is Crizilov.His...

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Students still care about Haiti

It’s been four months since an earthquake ravaged the already-desperate country, Haiti. The world responded swiftly and compassionately.But Yukon high school students know that assistance is still needed. Together, from...

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My Global Health Experience in Haiti

After the 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, a close friend suggested I contact Handicap International (HI) about working there as a physiotherapist. I was more than hesitant. However, I have always wanted to do work...

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