Even in areas predicted to take direct hits from hurricanes and other storms, hospitals must do all they can to stay open. It isn’t an easy task, but preparation and practice help.
Haiti is extremely vulnerable to climate change. It is also very poor. International donors have stepped in to help the country fund climate mitigation, but is the money going where it’s most needed?
Climate change threatens to widen the health gap between the haves and have-nots. Here’s why addressing environmental issues that drive poor health is a starting point.
Surviving a hurricane in poor countries such as Haiti is no guarantee of surviving the secondary problem of cholera.
Congressional inability to devise a health care plan for the US is not the only impediment to good health care. Contaminated water pipes and old bridges are also roadblocks.
The final weeks of 2016 would need to be the coldest of the 21st century to avoid it becoming the hottest year.
Women already face high levels of violence in Haiti. But natural disasters can provide a good opportunity to intervene.
Natural disasters remain disproportionately a hazard for the world’s poor.
Haiti has been struck by natural disasters before. Here’s what we learned about helping victims.
Six years after a catastrophic earthquake, Haiti has to recover from yet another disaster. Getting it right will be a herculean task.
At least 1,000 people perished when Hurricane Matthew battered Haiti last week, destroying houses and displacing tens of thousands
Even though Hurricane Matthew has been downgraded to category 3, it’s expected to cause substantial damage to Florida and other states in the region. The question is, who pays.