With tag: haiti_earthquake
Haitian Students Reflect On Earthquake, One Year Later
By Susan Keese
A massive earthquake devastated Haiti a year ago today. A few months after the quake, American
diplomatic officials stepped in to help Haitian students continue their
educations at U.S. schools. Three students were placed at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. One of them graduated
last year. But two remain in Manchester.
Vermonters in Haiti
By Jane Lindholm
We check in with Vermonters who've gone to Haiti about the longterm after-effects of the earthquake. And VPR's Bob Kinzel previews the week ahead in the Vermont Legislature as the budget and other key bills advance.
Dartmouth Students Raise $130,000 For Haiti
What started as an all-nighter at Dartmouth College has grown into a fundraising campaign that's raised
more than $130,000 for Haiti's earthquake victims and become a model for other
campuses around the country.
NH High-Tech, Prosthetics Companies Help Haitians
As doctors and relief groups tend to the
injured from the Haiti earthquake, a New Hampshire company is helping collect data on people who have lost limbs after
being trapped in the rubble.
Barre Midwife Headed To Haiti
By Mitch Wertlieb
We spoke with Vermont midwife Katherine Bramhall several years ago, after a natural
disaster-the tsunami that ravaged Bali in December of
2004. Katherine Bramhall explains why a birthing clinic is so important in a place
like Haiti that's thrown into sudden and unexpected chaos.