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Relief efforts underway after Haitian quake. listen

01/14/10 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Yesterday members of Tampa’s Haitian community coordinated relief efforts for Tuesday’s deadly earthquake in Haiti. Although contact is not yet established with the quake victims, local groups are planning their next steps.

In recent years, Haiti has endured four hurricanes, a political coup de’tat, and a [severe corrosion of basic inf...

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Local Haitian community responds to earthquake disaster

01/13/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Yesterday there was a devastating earthquake in Haiti. Communications between the US and the Caribbean nation have been disrupted. But we know the outline of the story- so far- reports indicate thousands of people have been killed. Many more have been injured or are still trapped in the rubble. The quake hit some of the country's most populous areas.

We're joined now by two Haitian activists who are planning a meeting today at 4 pm in Tampa to develop a community response to the crisis. Th...

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Haitian relief and cultural relativism

09/11/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. First up today, Hurricane Ike swept through Haiti and Cuba this week- killing dozens of people.

In Haiti, the situation is particularly bleak because four tropical storms have hit the country in the last month, killing more than 300 people. In some places roads and bridges remain impassible. Two local people have launched a grassroots effort to help the people of Haiti. They are Paul and Betty Nelson. I spoke with them earlier about the situ...

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