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Outbreaks and Epidemics

Panic Has Subsided, But Cholera Remains in Haiti

Two years after the onset of cholera in Haiti, efforts to improve public health practices, such as hand-washing and drinking purified water, are paying off. Daily routines are changing—albeit slowly.

Haiti and Water Poverty

"Water poverty" is difficult to calculate and harder to conceptualize. After cholera erupted in Haiti, what does water poverty mean to Haitians in their daily life?

A Home Run in Haiti

Two documentary filmmakers put pressure on the United Nations to accept the blame for Haiti's cholera outbreak—and they're doing it with a film about a young boy who loves baseball.

Haiti: Cholera on Paper

Don’t let the daily routine or closing of treatment centers fool you. Cholera is here to stay in Haiti, and people have the paper to prove it.

"Voices of Haiti" iBook on iTunes!

"Voices of Haiti," the second in the Pulitzer Center's series of iBooks on issues that matter, is now available. Visit the iTunes store to download a free sample or purchase the full book.

Water and Life in Cité Soleil

In Haiti's Cité Soleil, a poor water and sanitation infrastructure leaves a community at constant risk for water-borne illnesses.

Haiti: Partners In Health

Partners In Health has been an important organization in post-earthquake Haiti—a key to its success is listening to what the communities want, rather than telling them what they need.