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HAITI: Piloting a New and Improved "Flying Toilet"
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, Haiti, latrines, flying toilet, slums, compost, plastic bag, Peepoo, Oxfam, sanitation, WHO, UNICEF, compost toilet, releaf, health, human faeces )

Naoko
- 1482 days ago - irinnews.org
In slums worldwide, residents unable to reach a latrine defecate in a plastic bag and then sling it over the rooftops (flying toilet). But in Haiti, aid teams are testing a specially treated bag designed to turn human faeces into compost within weeks.
Haiti Film Launched By ARCH! Video!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, Haiti, ARCH )

Cher Away
- 1494 days ago - rspca.org.uk
The Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti (ARCH) has released a film about their work with animals in the wake of the devastating earthquake in January in which 250,000 people died
Haiti Amputees: "Living With One Leg Is Living"
Offbeat  (tags: Haiti, earthquake, destruction, amputees, courage, a new life, human stories, inspiring )

Marta
- 1611 days ago - haitiamputees.msnbc.msn.com
John Markinley, a 21-year-old student from Port-au-Prince lost most of his left hand and part of his right leg in his country's disastrous earthquake, which trapped him for three days in the rubble of his school until rescuers could find and free him.
ARCH Pledges $1.1M for Long-Term Animal Relief Efforts in Haiti
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, relief, Haiti )

Cher Away
- 1632 days ago - wspa.ca
Today, the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti (ARCH) announced a $1.1 million agreement with the Haitian government, aimed at improving animal welfare conditions and repairing the country's damaged veterinary capacity in the aftermath
Sichuan, Haiti, and Chile Earthquakes: The Mysterious Connection?
Offbeat  (tags: earthquake, haiti, chile, chile earthquake, haiti earthquake, sichuan earthquake, world, sichuan, disaster, connection, mysterious )

Hannah
- 1632 days ago - care2.com
There is something strange about the dates of three major earthquakes that have occurred in the past year.
RSPCA Helping in Haiti
Offbeat  (tags: RSPCA, Haiti, helping, animals, protection )

Cher Away
- 1634 days ago - rspca.org.uk
An RSPCA chief officer has been deployed to earthquake stricken Haiti to take over the day to day running of the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti (ARCH), a group of 21 animal charities from around the world.
Working Towards Recovery in Haiti
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal welfare, Haiti, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 1656 days ago - rspca.org.uk
A coalition of animal protection groups, which includes the RSPCA, has announced it will begin a vaccination programme in Haiti as a matter of urgency to try and stop the spread of disease amongst animals and vulnerable people.
Sacred Heart University Presents Vision Project in Haiti: A Long Suffering Road
Offbeat  (tags: Haiti, recovery, interesting, news, humans )

Sally Ann
- 1656 days ago - newsblaze.com
Fairfield, Connecticut - Sacred Heart Universitys Human Journey Colloquia Series will present Vision Project in a free public forum entitled Haiti: A Long Suffering Road.
We Are The World to Be Revisited For Haiti Relief
Offbeat  (tags: Haiti, fundraising, music, interesting, performance, news )

Sally Ann
- 1661 days ago - newsblaze.com
We Are the World was an awe-inspiring collaborative anthem put together in 1985 by some of the most popular singers of the time to aid Africa. Now, it is being re-recorded for Haiti relief
Dogs Reunite With Owners After Haitian Earthquake
Offbeat  (tags: humans, dogs, pets, rescued, Haiti, earthquake, Hurricane Katrina, Humane Society, goodnews )

Tonya
- 1665 days ago - cbs4.com
We've seen the heartwarming stories of families being reunited after being separated during the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in mid-January
Help for Animals Arrives in Haiti
Offbeat  (tags: animals, help, animals, Haiti, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 1665 days ago - rspca.org.uk
A coalition of animal protection groups, which includes the RSPCA, has arrived in Haiti to aid animals left stricken by the devastating earthquake
ACTIO ALERT:IFAW And HSI in Haiti - Butterfly Points For Them, PLEASE!!!!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, butterfly points, Haiti, charities, help )

Tonya
- 1665 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
PLEASE, TAKE NOTICE of our Petitions PLEADING with YOU to help us help the animals and the charities who are helping them!!
Hope For Haiti Album First Digital Release To Hit
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, performance, fundraising, Haiti, interesting, goodnews )

Sally Ann
- 1666 days ago - newsblaze.com
"A charity album featuring performances from the Hope For Haiti Now telethon has gone straight to number one in the US album charts
VH1 Reality Star Poprah Unites A-List Comedians, Celebs for Haiti
Offbeat  (tags: Haiti, fundraising, Poprah, reality tv )

Sally Ann
- 1666 days ago - newsblaze.com
The fundraising event is the 1st in a series of fundraisers called Stars For Haiti, spearheaded by Poprah, to create platforms for celebrities to use their influence and resources to raise funds for the ongoing needs of earthquake victims
Groups Work to Protect Animals in the Aftermath of Haiti Earthquake
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, Haiti, protection, aftermath, earthquake )

Cher Away
- 1669 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Animal welfare groups arrived in Haiti on Saturday to help protect earthquake victims by vaccinating stray dogs and maintaining the health of livestock.
 

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