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News :: Human Rights : International : Social Welfare
Aid to Haiti Hopelessly Inadequate, Poorly Organized
18 Jan 2010
US aid to Haiti has been a tiny fraction of what is needed. With hundreds of thousands injured, and more without food and water, President Obama's feeble efforts have been aimed mostly at rescuing tourists and diplomats, with little consideration given to the people of Haiti. In addition, what assistance has arrived is being mired in bureaucratic red tape and military intransigence.

Check this article for the latest updates.
Bureaucracy keeping injured Haitians from being flown to the US for treatment
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/breaking-news/v-print/story/1454684.html

Media Failures on Haiti: Great Television, Bad Journalism
http://counterpunch.org/jensen01252010.html

Massive Earthquake Reveals Entire Island Civilization Called 'Haiti'
http://www.theonion.com/content/news/massive_earthquake_reveals_entire

The Humanitarian Myth: Richard Seymour analyzes the propaganda manufactured to justify U.S. actions in Haiti after the earthquake.
http://www.countercurrents.org/seymour250110.htm

Please don't Superdome Haiti
http://www.racewire.org/archives/2010/01/please_dont_superdome_haiti.htm

US Accused of Militarizing Relief Effort in Haiti
http://www.democracynow.org/2010/1/19/us_accused_of_militarizing_relief_

Misinformation and Racism Have Frozen Recovery Effort at General Hospital in Port-au-Prince
http://www.democracynow.org/2010/1/19/doctor_misinformation_and_racism_h

Oppose US Occupation of Haiti
http://www.iww.org/en/node/4910

US Corporations, Private Mercenaries and the IMF Rush in to Profit from Haiti's Crisis
http://www.alternet.org/world/145279/us_corporations%2C_private_mercenar

Food Not Troops - End the U.S. Military Occupation
http://www.iacenter.org/haiti/haiti-011910/

Gloria Vanderbilt's son in huff over Haitian "looters"
http://news.infoshop.org/article.php?story=2010od-haiti-relief-effort

France says US trying to occupy Haiti instead of helping it.
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article69928

Aid flights delayed for three hours while Hillary Clinton gives a speech.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/01/18/witness-to-a-nightmare

Doctors Without Borders Cargo Plane With Full Hospital and Staff Blocked From Landing in Port-au-Prince
http://doctorswithoutborders.org/press/release.cfm?id=4165&cat=press-rel

The rescue operation's priorities in Haiti
http://counterpunch.org/valdes01182010.html

Obama spending less on Haiti than on his inauguration party.
http://news.infoshop.org/article.php?story=2010haitian-tragedy

If you donate via text message they won't get the money until you pay your phone bill.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870438160457500541261026100

Naomi Klein - Stop them before they shock again.
http://www.naomiklein.org/articles/2010/01/haiti-disaster-capitalism-ale

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