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Haiti Earthquake (2010)

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Top Haiti Earthquake (2010) Articles

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  • Social media is an indispensable tool in times of crisis

    It's been only a few years since social media sites gained wide audiences, and already they're playing a vital role in helping people respond to major disasters. They have been used to coordinate volunteer efforts, raise money, spread information, save...
  • Social media more than just lifeline for Haitian earthquake victims

    Before any of the world's major news outlets were reporting live from Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake there, Frederic Dupoux was alerting the world of the temblor. "Oh… heavy earth quake right now! in Haiti," he wrote on Twitter...
  • Message to hurting Haitians: We can help

    Get ready, Lake County. A little piece of the Haiti catastrophe is coming to us. Beginning as early as next week, up to 200 children left orphaned and homeless by the calamitous earthquake in Haiti are expected to begin trickling into the Lake Yale...
  • We mustn't forget Haiti as we recall Live Aid

    Every generation has at least one "where were you when …" moment — a defining snapshot that, from time to time, we rescue from the mental mothballs, dust off and admire anew. I was too young to fully understand all the oniony layers...
  • Social media and location-based software adds life to your city

    Imagine cruising along the beach and being able to spot which bars your friends are in and what people have to say about the restaurants and shops you pass. Geolocation — technology that allows you to receive information on your smart phone based on...
  • We can relate to what Japan is going through

    We can relate to what Japan is going through
    We've had our share of natural disasters in south Louisiana and the Gulf coast.  From Betsy in 1965 to Camille in 1969 to Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike in just the last few years.  But nothing we've gone through compares to what Japan is going through...
  • Cameras don't lie, so where did video go?

    Cameras don't lie, so where did video go?
    Today we're toasting some local folks making big differences. But first, we have the case of The Activist, the Cop and the Mysteriously Vanishing Video. An article in Tuesday's newspaper told the story: A local activist was videotaping cops in downtown...
  • Blaming budget cuts is too easy in case of wrongly accused Malenne Joseph

    Blaming budget cuts is too easy in case of wrongly accused Malenne Joseph
    Malenne Joseph spent three months in jail for a crime she did not commit. Surprisingly, that doesn't surprise Chief Judge Belvin Perry. "I've been saying for quite some time stuff like this is going to happen,'' he said. Law and Order at the Orange...
  • Veterans Day game on Newport News carrier could give college basketball a signature opener

    The USS Carl Vinson was built in Newport News and commissioned here in 1982. The carrier has served in the Persian Gulf during war, off the Haitian coast following an earthquake and, most recently, transported Osama bin Laden's corpse to sea for disposal....
  • Local family helps bring Christmas to impoverished countries

    Local family helps bring Christmas to impoverished countries
    Operation Christmas Child is a charity drive which sends shoe boxes filled with gifts to kids in third-world countries. Susan Clark is a local volunteer who has made several trips to Haiti. On one trip, she got the chance to hand deliver some of the...
  • 'Girl Rising': Documentary's message obvious and important ★★ 1/2

    'Girl Rising': Documentary's message obvious and important ★★ 1/2
    From Sierra Leone, from Peru, from Nepal and elsewhere, the nine lives at the heart of "Girl Rising" are impossible to ignore. This consciousness-raising documentary from filmmaker Richard E. Robbins risks making the harsh conditions these girls have...