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Haiti After the Earthquake

Farmer, Paul (Book - 2011 )
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Haiti After the Earthquake
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On January 12, 2010 a massive earthquake laid waste to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Within three days, Dr. Paul Farmer arrived in the Haitian capital, along with a team of volunteers, to lend his services to the injured. In this narrative, Farmer describes the incredible suffering--and resilience--that he encountered in Haiti. Having worked in the country for nearly thirty years, he explores the social issues that made Haiti so vulnerable to the earthquake. Complementing his account are stories from other doctors, volunteers, and earthquake survivors--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Farmer, Paul, 1959-
Title: Haiti after the earthquake
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xii, 431 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm.
Contents: Nèg Mawon / Joia S. Mukherjee
Writing about suffering : The catastrophe ; Praxis and policy : the years before the quake ; January 12 and the aftermath ; A history of the present illness ; Into the camps ; From relief to reconstruction (building back better?) ; Reconstruction in the time of cholera ; Looking forward while looking back : lessons from Rwanda ; Epilogue : January 12, 2011
Other voices : Art / Catherine Bertrand Farmer
Women : Lòt bò dlo : the other side of the water / Edwidge Danticat
Sim pa rele (if I don't shout) / Michèle Montas-Dominique
Goudou goudou / Nancy Dorsinville
Mothers and daughters of Haiti / Didi Bertrand Farmer
Doctors : Humanitarian aid, impartiality, and dirty boots / Louise Ivers
Lopital jeneral struggles to survive / Evan Lyon
Doctors in tents / Dubique Kobel
Those who survived / Naomi Rosenberg
Humanitarians : First we need taxis / Timothy T. Schwartz
The official / Jennie Weiss Block
Building back better / Jéhane Sedky.
Summary: On January 12, 2010 a massive earthquake laid waste to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Within three days, Dr. Paul Farmer arrived in the Haitian capital, along with a team of volunteers, to lend his services to the injured. In this narrative, Farmer describes the incredible suffering--and resilience--that he encountered in Haiti. Having worked in the country for nearly thirty years, he explores the social issues that made Haiti so vulnerable to the earthquake. Complementing his account are stories from other doctors, volunteers, and earthquake survivors--Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 9781586489731
1586489739
Statement of Responsibility: Paul Farmer ; with Joia S. Mukherjee ... [et al.] ; edited by Abbey Gardner and Cassia van der Hoof Holstein
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-396) and index.
Subject Headings: Emergency medical services Haiti. Earthquakes Haiti.
Topical Term: Emergency medical services
Earthquakes
LCCN: 2011014000
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I give up. I want to renew Haiti after the earthquake by Paul Farmer and am finding it impossible. There is no clear instruction on what to do. I always thought I was reasonably intelligent, but my experience with your system is making me feel stupid.

Feb 04, 2012
  • racquetannie rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

very informative for those interested in the truth about Haiti

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