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  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • Metro Support Helping Haiti Rebuild from Disaster

    Metro Support Helping Haiti Rebuild from Disaster
    Last month, Haiti marked the one year anniversary of a devestating earthquake that destroyed much of the impovrished nation's capital of Port-au-Prince. Over 230,000 people died in the quake, which was then followed up by a hurricane and a cholera...
  • Deadly Cholera Outbreak Hits Haiti

    Deadly Cholera Outbreak Hits Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A spreading cholera outbreak in rural Haiti threatened to outpace aid groups as they stepped up efforts Saturday hoping to keep the disease from reaching the squalid camps of earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince. Health...
  • Haitians resist evacuation, hunker down in refugee camps to ride out Hurricane Tomas

    Haitians resist evacuation, hunker down in refugee camps to ride out Hurricane Tomas
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Mud up to their ankles and a steady rain falling on their tents, residents of Haiti's earthquake camps ignored warnings to leave their makeshift homes as Hurricane Tomas bore down on their deforested and flood-prone...
  • Doctor awarded for work with disaster victims

    Dr. Evelyn Wong of Glendale Adventist Medical Center said she is just an ordinary person, but her profession has given her the opportunity to do some extraordinary things. On Nov. 5, Wong was recognized for one of those opportunities, when she helped...
  • Greer's OC: Hyatt stay for the holidays

    If you're looking for a holiday present sure to be appreciated, give the gift of Hyatt with a gift card from Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. The luxurious destination resort offers three restaurants, including the award-winning, AAA Four...
  • Hudsonville Couple Still Helping To Rebuild Haiti

    Hudsonville Couple Still Helping To Rebuild Haiti
    Even before it was in the headlines, helping Haiti was on the hearts and minds of Nate and Brenda Yonker. Nate made the first trip there in 2006 to use his trade skills as a plumber to provide relief to poor areas. The next year, he took his wife...
  • Holland Teacher On Mission To Help Haiti

    Holland Teacher On Mission To Help Haiti
    Kim Chapin has spent the past four years working to help Haiti and she's also gotten her students involved. Chapin said she first got involved after a lunch at a chinese restuarant where she received a special fortune cookie message. "It said you will...
  • Church man, family man

    For Deacon Emile Ambroise, helping his fellow Haitian-Americans was a family affair. He often brought his wife and four children with him to help serve, teach and counsel. "We all contributed," said daughter Mathilde Ambroise, a marriage and family...
  • Two years later, Haiti's quiet progress

    Two years later, Haiti's quiet progress
    Two years ago, an enormous earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas. While the cameras are gone, Haiti's recovery continues. Having recently visited Port-au-Prince, we can report that much has been accomplished...
  • Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today

    Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today
    With the mountains of Hispaniola taking their toll, Tropical Storm Emily could degenerate into a tropical wave later today, the National Hurricane Center said in the latest advisory. The system already has weakened considerably and lost organization,...