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Haiti – One year later – VOC Report

Working in conjunction with AMURT, Voice Of a Child began relief support and fund raising activities immediately after the disaster. AMURT is an international disaster relief organization, with whom our board members have worked for over 30 years. VOC conducts all its disaster relief activities through the […]

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Haiti: One year later – Report from AMURT/EL

January 12 marks the one year anniversary of the devastating 7.0 earthquake that shook Haiti, leaving over 300,000 people dead, more than half a million injured, and well over a million homeless. Amurt/el responded immediately with medical care, food and water and supplies. Now a year later, […]

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Haiti – UN Secretary General visits AMURT/EL camp

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon, made a one day trip to visit earthquake affected Haiti. Since the January 12 earthquake, the Petionville Country Club has been transformed into one of the largest camps for displaced people in Port-au-Prince, with estimates of up to […]

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AMURT/EL in Haiti – Monthly review

FOOD AND NON-FOOD DISTRIBUTION AMURTEL, based in the AMSAI school in Boudon, works in 19 of the spontaneous camps that have sprung up in the Bourdon Valley district. Each family is provided with food stock for two weeks thereby reducing the time they have to wait in […]

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AMURTEL update – Feb 3, 2010

Today AMURTEL received, and is distributing plastic sheeting to aid 4000 families in their temporary accommodations. Also, AMURTEL will distribute 2300 hygiene kits in its effort to promote safe health environment. Thanks OIM for your support. Medical Camp updates: AMURTEL continues its medical treatments, which began two […]

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AMURTEL update – Jan 30, 2010

Food distribution: Aided by international security forces, AMURTEL distributed massive amount of rice, beans, salt, oil and water purifying tablets in collaboration with ACTED, UMCOR and Global Medic organizations, to over 7000 families. People reciprocated sympathetic love and care which they felt from AMURTEL volunteers. This is […]

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AMURTEL – Story of Junior

(As told to an AMURTEL volunteer) On Tuesday, January 12th Junior,  a 20 year young man went to school and said good by to his five brothers and sisters as well as his mother, Leya, who also left the house to work as a cook. While Junior […]

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Volunteers needed in Haiti

AMURT is looking for volunteers to work in Haiti. Volunteers must be be physically fit and capable to withstand circumstances like sleeping on the floor and all the problems that now exist in Haiti. They need to be able to pay their own way to Haiti and some extra […]

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Haiti Relief Update – Jan 21, 2010

INITIAL RELIEF EFFORTS – FIRST RESPONSE When the earthquake struck Haiti, AMURT-Haiti’s experienced and tested staff members were already on the ground, both in Port-Au-Prince and in the Northwest Arbonite. Building upon its community-based Emergency Management Response Plan, honed in Gonaives in the days and weeks after […]

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Haiti Relief Update – Jan 18, 2010

AMURT & AMURTEL in operation GIVE YOUR HEART TO HAITI continues the work on the ground in Port Au Prince by offering soup kitchens and canteens offering ready to eat meals and bringing in critical resources that are still virtually impossible to attain in Haiti, such as […]

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