Haiti Operations

Remembering the Haiti Earthquake: 10 years ago

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When a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti on January 12, 2010, more than 230,000 people were killed and millions were left homeless. Heart to Heart International sent down hundreds of volunteers in 2010 alone, and in February 2010, those HHI medical volunteers delivered care to 10,434 patients. Here are just a few memories from some... 

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Squatters’ Market

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Today, we are visiting an open-air market a short distance away from the largest market in Pétion-ville. My senses are overwhelmed with traffic noise, exhaust fumes and the smell of meat slowly rotting in the hot sun. We follow a rabbit warren of trails between the stalls, barely wide enough for one person to pass. Trickles of sewage water complete the aromatic brew, reminding everyone to step carefully. It’s hard for me to imagine working here every day with no hope of a better alternative.

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Celebrating 2018 Nurses Week: Ludnie France Janvier

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Heart to Heart International could not function without dedicated volunteers in all aspects of our organization. In honor of National Nurses Week, we are highlighting a few of our amazing nurses who have volunteered or worked with HHI, bringing help and hope to those in need. Ludnie France Janvier was living in Les Cayes, a... 

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Celebrating 2018 Nurses Week: Claire Liszkay

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Heart to Heart International could not function without dedicated volunteers in all aspects of our organization. In honor of National Nurses Week, we are highlighting a few of our amazing nurses who have volunteered or worked with HHI, bringing help and hope to those in need. “Nursing plays an essential role in disaster response,” Claire... 

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