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Articles from Haiti

  1. Union renewal and development 12 February 2010

    One month on, Haitians stand united together in grief

    One month after the catastrophic earthquake of 12 January, Haitian teachers and trade unionists will join their fellow citizens in a national day of mourning and remembrance for the estimated 230,000 people who perished on that terrible day.

    One month on, Haitians stand united together in grief
  2. Union renewal and development 3 February 2010

    Haitian teacher unionists eager to rebuild education sector

    Although their schools have collapsed and their homes are destroyed, the leaders of the Confédération Nationale des Educateurs d’Haïti are already working with the Haitian president and education minister on the complex task of starting up classes, getting children back into school, and rebuilding an education system that was struggling...

    Haitian teacher unionists eager to rebuild education sector
  3. Union renewal and development 22 January 2010

    Dominican teachers show solidarity to Haitian refugees

    Teacher unionists in the Dominican Republic are doing their utmost to bring water, food and medicine into the border zone as Haitian refugees flee Port-au-Prince in search of humanitarian relief.

    Dominican teachers show solidarity to Haitian refugees
  4. Union renewal and development 21 January 2010

    Unionists care: AFT affiliate sends medical help to Haiti

    A dozen nurses, paramedics and other health professionals affiliated to the American Federation of Teachers left for Haiti on 20 January to provide much-needed medical assistance for the victims of the devastating earthquake.

    Unionists care: AFT affiliate sends medical help to Haiti
  5. Union renewal and development 18 January 2010

    Haitian teacher unionists found alive

    EI is happy to report that two more leaders of its Haitian affiliate are confirmed to have survived the massive earthquake that devastated the capital Port-au-Prince last week.

    Haitian teacher unionists found alive
  6. Union renewal and development 15 January 2010

    Teacher trade unionists missing after Haiti disaster

    Following Tuesday's devastating earthquake in Haiti, EI is trying to establish contact with the colleagues of its national affiliate, the Confédération National des Enseignants d’Haïti (CNEH). While EI has received news of some colleagues, others are still unreachable. Any assistance in establishing communication with them would be greatly appreciated.

    Teacher trade unionists missing after Haiti disaster
  7. Union renewal and development 13 January 2010

    Teachers gear up to help Haiti

    Education International and its affiliates are beginning to collect information and funds in preparation for an international solidarity effort to assist members and their families in earthquake-stricken Haiti.

    Teachers gear up to help Haiti
  8. Union renewal and development 19 January 2009

    Hurricanes devastate homes and schools

    Haiti’s struggling education system suffered another severe blow as tropical storms and hurricanes hit the island four times in August and September, bringing floods that killed more than 800 people and inflicting almost $1 billion in damage.

    Hurricanes devastate homes and schools
  9. Union renewal and development 18 November 2008

    EI demands Haitian government investigate school collapse

    In the wake of the tragic collapse of two schools in Haiti’s capital Port au Prince, Education International is calling on the government and education authorities in Haiti to ensure all schools meet strict safety standards.

    EI demands Haitian government investigate school collapse