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Aid for Haiti a priority as 600,000 still live in camps following quake


October 6th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- More than 600,000 people in Haiti are still living in camps after last year's devastating earthquake, the United Nations (UN) said on Wednesday, emphasizing the ongoing need ... Read more...

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UNDP soccer match raises over 500,000 dollars for Pakistan, Haiti disaster relief


February 4th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Feb 4(ANI): A special UNDP soccer match played by some of the world's top footballers in December 2010 raised over half a million dollars for the ongoing post-disaster reconstruction work in ... Read more...

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India asks Haiti politicos to exercise restraint


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) India has called upon all political actors in earthquake-hit Haiti to exercise restraint and avoid actions that cause violence and distract focus from the urgently needed reconstruction ... Read more...

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Soccer stars to raise fund for Pakistan flood victims


December 14th, 2010 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 14 (IANS) Dozens of renowned footballers will take part in a charity match in Greece Tuesday to raise funds for the people affected by Pakistan floods and Haiti earthquake, ... Read more...

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Hindus appeal world for more aid to handle Haiti cholera outbreak


November 15th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 15 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has appealed to the international community to help Haiti in cholera crisis, where over nine hundred people have reportedly died and over 14,000 ... Read more...

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Sean Penn honoured with Hollywood Humanitarian Award for helping Haiti


September 24th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Actor and activist Sean Penn has been honoured with this year's Hollywood Humanitarian Award for his charity work in Haiti.The Academy Award winner co-founded the J/P HRO ... Read more...

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Sean Penn to be honoured for Haiti work


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Penn will be honoured for his charity work in earthquake-hit Haiti at this year's Hollywood film festival. The "Milk" star co-founded the J/P Haitian ... Read more...

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UN and Haiti to launch online portal to monitor efficient use of January earthquake funds


April 24th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) announced Friday that, along with the Haitian Government, they have launched an online portal to promote the efficient use of the more than ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell defers Haiti trip


April 5th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbell is said to have deferred her Haiti trip due to malaria outbreak in the earthquake-ravaged country.The 39-year-old has been on her toes for increasing ... Read more...

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Bush Wipes Hand On Clinton’s Shirt (VIDEO)


March 26th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The video embedded below has spread like wild fire across the internet. Two of the United States' former presidents were in Haiti this week to tour the ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan urges Indians to support Haiti quake victims


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan Sunday asked Indians to support hundreds of thousands of Haitians devastated by an earthquake. "What has happen in Haiti is really terrible and I would ... Read more...

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Sean Penn furious at Haiti critics


March 5th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Actor Sean Penn has blasted those who criticised his recent mercy mission to Haiti. He says he hopes they all die of rectal cancer. "Do I hope that ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson designs handbag for Haiti


February 5th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Actress Scarlett Johansson has decided to do her bit in raising money for earthquake hit Haiti victims by designing an exclusive handbag.The tote is emblazoned with an ancient ... Read more...

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Johansson designs bag to raise funds for Haiti


February 5th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) After auctioning a date with her to raise funds for the Haiti relief fund, actress Scarlett Johansson has designed an exclusive handbag to raise money for the earthquake ... Read more...

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U.S. activates system to help U.S. hospitals treat victims from Haiti


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday activated additional components of the National Disaster Medical System to help U.S. hospitals treat survivors of the ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams re-unites with Take That for Haitians


January 26th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Robbie Williams has re-united with his band Take That to record a song to raise fund for the earthquake victims in Haiti. Confirming his participation for the ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams to reunite with Take That for Haiti charity single


January 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 26 (ANI): Robbie Williams will reunite with his former band Take That for a Helping Haiti single to help victims struck by the massive earthquake that shook the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Cruise Ship Docks In Labadee After Haiti Earthquake


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Labadee, Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) These days almost everyone is concerned for the people of Haiti, whose lives have been devastated after the deadly earthquake ruined the complete civilization of ... Read more...

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DiCaprio donates $1m to Haiti Relief Fund


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): 'Titanic' star Leonardo DiCaprio has donated 1 million dollars to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund to help with the earthquake relief.The Leonardo DiCaprio Fund will disburse the money ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio donates $1 million to Clinton Bush Haiti Fund


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Actor and Activist Leonardo DiCaprio on Thursday donated $1 million to The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.DiCaprio’s donation, disbursed through the Leonardo DiCaprio Fund which ... Read more...

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Florida Governor visits with earthquake survivors returning from Haiti


January 21st, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by BNO News
SANFORD, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Wednesday visited with earthquake survivors and welcomed Florida search and rescue teams returning from Haiti.The Governor expressed his gratitude to ... Read more...

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Linkin Park to sing for Haiti victims


January 21st, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) American rockers Linkin Park have teamed up with stars including Peter Gabrield, Alanis Moissette and Enrique Iglesias to release a digital charity album to benefit the Haiti ... Read more...

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Rajiv Shah wins high praise for Haiti efforts


January 20th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Rajiv Shah, the Indian-American administrator of USAID, who is leading the massive US rescue and recovery efforts in earthquake-hit Haiti, has come in for high praise ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep, Gerard Butler auction off Globes outfits for Haiti relief


January 19th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Meryl Streep and Gerard Butler are among the Hollywood stars donating their outfits worn at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards for Haiti Relief.The outfits will be auctioned ... Read more...

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People All Over The World Respond To Appeal For Helping Haiti Quake Victims


January 17th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Haiti, Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The death toll of Haiti is anticipated to reach 200,000 and people all over the world are moved by the sufferings of earthquake victims in ... Read more...

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Madonna donates $250k to help Haiti quake victims


January 17th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Pop queen Madonna has donated 250,000 US dollars to help Haiti quake victims.The singer is also urging her fans and friends to make donations, reports the Mirror.In ... Read more...

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Pat Robertson’s Haiti Comments Explained But Not Excused


January 16th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The comments made by Pat Robertson about the destruction in Haiti is still causing sore spots in the media and the public. The people in the ... Read more...

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President condoles earthquake-hit Haitians


January 16th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday condoled the families of those who perished in Tuesday's devastating 7.0 force earthquake in the island nation of Haiti. In a message to ... Read more...

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President Patil expresses grief over Haiti devastation


January 16th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Saturday expressed her condolences to the Government and people of Haiti following the massive earthquake that hit the island nation earlier this ... Read more...

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Ireland to send aid, specialist personnel to Haiti


January 16th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Ireland is to send 85 tonnes of emergency supplies to Haiti as part of the ongoing international aid effort, Irish government officials said Friday.“It is essential that ... Read more...

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India donates $5 million to Haiti


January 15th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India would provide $5 million in aid to Haiti where tens of thousands have been killed in a devastating earthquake. Manmohan ... Read more...

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Singh expresses condolence to Haiti PM over earthquake, donates five million dollars for relief


January 15th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has conveyed his condolences to Haiti's Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and the people of the Island nation on the loss of lives ... Read more...

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Obama sends troops, aid to Haiti’s rescue


January 15th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama ordered thousands of U.S. troops Thursday to spearhead earthquake rescue operations and stabilize Haiti, and pledged 100 million dollars in quick aid, taking pains ... Read more...

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Obama pledges $100 mn to Haiti


January 15th, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (DPA) US President Barack Obama announced Thursday the US was providing an initial $100 million in aid to Haiti as military and civilian rescue teams arrived on the ... Read more...

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Around 200 UN personnel missing in the Haiti earthquake


January 15th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Around 200 UN personnel were reported missing in the 7.0-magnitude Haitian earthquake which happened around 4.53 p.m. local time on Tuesday. It was the strongest ... Read more...

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