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Have dinner at ESU tonight to help Haiti school rebuild

By at February 24, 2010 | 3:12 am | 1 Comments

East Stroudsburg University is hosting a dinner tonight to benefit victims of last month's earthquake in Haiti. The Haitian Dinner will take place 5 to 7:15 p.m. in the university's dining hall, Dansbury Commons, on Normal Street in East Stroudsburg. The cost is $9 per person, with $2 from each meal to benefit earthquake victims through an initiative by the Pennsylvania

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World Food Program Begins School Feeding Program In Haiti

By at February 22, 2010 | 3:12 am | 1 Comments

The World Food Program and other United Nations aid agencies are scaling up their humanitarian operations for millions of Haitians affected by the earthquake, which devastated their country in mid-January. The World Food Program reports it is beginning a program to provide cooked meals for thousands of school children in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince on

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3 children die in school collapse in Cap-Haitien

By at February 15, 2010 | 6:32 pm | 0 Comment

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Feb. 15) -- A Red Cross official says a school has collapsed in northern Haiti, killing three children. Red Cross spokesman Pericles Jean-Baptiste says the children were in the school when a wall collapsed at about noon Monday in the city of Cap-Haitien, about 80 miles north of the country's quake-shattered capital. Officials say the area saw

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United Nations plans on re-opening schools in Haiti in April

By at February 13, 2010 | 3:09 am | 1 Comments

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — The United Nations on Friday said that some of the worst-hit areas damaged by the earthquake in Haiti will see school re-openings as early as April. Despite only a few schools being open in Port-au-Prince and outerlying areas, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced a new deadline by which classes in areas affected by last

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