MV Transportation, Inc. Donates $20,000

The donation, which will be used to provide mobility devices for newly disabled people in Haiti, will also help fund the organization's Disability and Vulnerability Focal Points (DVFPs), which are clinics set up in tents within five communities in Port-au-Prince and other affected areas in Haiti. The...

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Haiti Dance Benefit

Event details: “Another Chance to Dance” Wednesday, May 26, 2010 7:00 pm performance / 8:00 pm reception The Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Manhattan The Samuel Priest Rose Building 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street New York, NY 10023 Information: (646) 505-4444 Registration: (646) 505-5708 TTY: (877)505-6708

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Handicap International Benefit

The 107-minute film was inspired by the kingdom of 19th-century king Henri-Christophe, one of the revolutionary leaders who won for Haiti its independence from French colonial rule, but set in a modern milieu, "Moloch Tropical" presents a fictionalized portrait of the final days marking the collapse of a regime. The hot air...

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Haiti estimates over 2,000 amputees

While continuing to provide emergency assistance, Handicap International is also planning long-term action to treat the wounded and support their recovery. To provide care for the maximum number of injured people, Handicap International currently has about 30 rehabilitation and health staff split into six mobile health care teams...

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Haiti: Rehabilitation equipment needed

Handicap International's team in Haiti has already recorded hundreds of completed and scheduled amputations. One week after the initial earthquake, only 12 hospitals are operating in Port-au-Prince, and they are overwhelmed. On Monday, the U.N. estimated there are 250,000 injuries. To save as many lives as possible, hospitals...

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Haiti: Caring for the injured

Just two days after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, Handicap International restored its humanitarian aid deliveries to the destroyed neighborhoods of Port-au-Prince under the auspices of the World Food Program and the United Nations. The team also began to provide direct support for Haitians injured by the earthquake on...

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Haiti: Providing basic services

The association released $217,657 (€150,000) in funding Wednesday and will provide support for the team, which manages interagency humanitarian aid distribution logistics in the country. The team's top priority now is to provide immediate care for the injured. The earthquake, which hit Haiti yesterday evening at 4:53 pm...

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First anniversary of Handicap International U.S.

The first twelve months have been an exciting time as we found offices, held our first board meetings, and recruited staff.  Within four months of our incorporation, we had raised funds to support mine clearance in Mozambique and to assist a rehabilitation clinic for people with disabilities in Cambodia. A...

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