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By Dana Milbank, Washington Post, July 13, 2010 We’re two weeks into Defense Secretary Robert Gates’s new campaign for more “coordination and discipline” in the military’s public statements—and everything seems to be going according to plan. On Monday, six months after the earthquake in Haiti…
We slowly see some more children that are malnourished. They get diarrhea...– Marleen Steerker, a doctor at MSF’s mobile clinic in Haiti, in the Haiti - Six Months After the Earthquake podcast. Listen to the podcast. (via doctorswithoutborders)
A Culture of Swine
It’s been six months and there are no noticeable differences in anything in Haiti, at least to casual observers. Rebuilding is non-existent. Cardboard villages have been replaced only by tent cities. Roads are blocked by debris that some Haitian officials estimate could take 20 years to remove. Medical supplies and doctors are still in demand but that need remains unfilled. ...