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Japan: Tsunami Assessment

This was posted on 03/12/11 139 Comments

We’ve been closely monitoring the situation surrounding the Japan tsunami and have had dialog with several of our international partner organizations. Based on this information we have decided to send a team to assess the need on the ground and determine our ability to address that need.

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Tsunami in Japan / Hawaii / Pacific

This was posted on 03/11/11 56 Comments

We are monitoring any information on the Japan Tsunami. We’re considering assessments and would ask any fluent Japanese speakers interested in helping with our assessment process to let us know.

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Haiti: Rubble / Demolition Update

This was posted on 03/09/11 2 Comments

Chris Turner, one of the project coordinators on Project Leogane, talks about where we stand with rubble removal and demolition.

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Help Build a School in Haiti

This was posted on 03/08/11 3 Comments

The 2010 Haiti earthquake crippled the education system in Leogane, destroying more than 300 schools. Basic education is one of the leading factors in generational poverty, so during the month of March, we are going to raise $25,000 to build one school.

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Video Conference with Buffalo Seminary School

This was posted on 03/03/11 No Comments

Last week we set up a live video conference with a class at Buffalo Seminary School in New York, allowing our staff in Haiti to talk about Project Leogane with 40 high school students who were 2,000 miles away. The power of the internet is amazing. Barbara McQueeny, the wife of All Hands’ board member […]

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Thank you AOL

This was posted on 02/25/11 2 Comments

All Hands would like to give special thanks to AOL and their AOL365 Causes for their generous donation of ad space on their homepage for our First Hour Volunteering application.

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Project Leogane Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary

This was posted on 02/15/11 7 Comments

As Project Leogane transitions into a second year in Haiti, Project Director Jeremey Horan gives a perspective on the path leading up to this occasion, what we’ve learned, and where we’re heading.

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Haiti: 28 January 2011 – Security Update

This was posted on 01/29/11 No Comments

Election Update This week, the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) announced that the final results of the first round of the presidential elections will be published on February 2, 2011. The second round of elections will be held on March 20, 2011. The final results of the second round should be known on April 16, 2011. […]

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Haiti: 29 January 2011 – Cholera Update

This was posted on 01/29/11 No Comments

As of 16 January 2011 there were 194,095 cumulative cholera cases and 3,819 deaths in Haiti, according to MSPP (the ministry of public health). Overall, new hospitalizations appear to be leveling off and the national case fatality rate is 2.0% (2.4% in hospitals). This is consistent with PAHO/WHO’s predictions of 400,000 cases in the first […]

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Video: January 12th Earthquake Memorial

This was posted on 01/28/11 4 Comments

Two volunteers captured the construction process and the memorial ceremony in this short, beautiful video.

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