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Crisis in Haiti: One Year Later

More than a million people remain homeless in Haiti a year after the country's capital city was devastated by a major earthquake on January 12, 2010. Schools are just now starting to be rebuilt, while the country struggles with an outbreak of cholera and a national election that has yet to put anyone in power.

Scholastic Kid Reporters continue their reporting on the earthquake with stories about how people are continuing to help the embattled country.

You can check also out last year's coverage of the earthquake by the 2009-2010 Kid Reporter Team.

The latest stories are below. Check back throughout January for the latest news on Haiti.

Articles

Recovery in Haiti Slow but Steady
Recovery in Haiti Slow but Steady
by Jenna Winocur
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January11,2011
The United Nations is lead coordinator of the hundreds of organizations that have come to help rebuild Haiti since the earthquake. One year after the quake, UN officials talked to reporters about current conditions and what the future holds.
Cholera Outbreak in Haiti
Cholera Outbreak in Haiti
by Mari Chiles
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February8,2011
As Haiti struggled to rebuild a year after a devastating earthquake, the people were forced to deal with a new problem: cholera.
Haitian Earthquake Spurs Maryland Teen to Action
Haitian Earthquake Spurs Maryland Teen to Action
by Isaac Salant
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February8,2011
When 12-year-old Ben Halperin heard about the earthquake in Haiti, he said he wanted to help. He searched the Internet to find out what he could do and learned about Edeyo, a school destroyed by the earthquake.
Mercy Corps Helps Kids Cope
Mercy Corps Helps Kids Cope
by Gabriella Jeakle
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January12,2011
In Haiti, Comfort for Kids is working with kids who still feel scared, anxious, or have trouble eating or sleeping after the massive earthquake of January 12, 2010.
U.S. Schools Take in Haitian Students
U.S. Schools Take in Haitian Students
by Olivia Cohen
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January12,2011
Within 24 hours of the earthquake in Haiti last year, two South Florida school superintendents began planning on how to help with the refugees they knew would soon be coming.
Still Helping in Haiti
Still Helping in Haiti
by Wanjiku Gatheru
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January6,2011
Pictures of Haiti after last year's earthquake had a profound affect on 8th grader Riley Scheuritzel of Connecticut. He decided immediately he wanted to help. He recruited other students and two of his teachers to form Hope 4 Haiti, or H4H.
Haiti's Frogs Hospitalized
Haiti's Frogs Hospitalized
by Chloe Jones
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January6,2011
Frogs could soon be the latest victims of last year's earthquake in Haiti. Some 92 percent of Haiti's 50 frog species are now in danger of becoming extinct. The Philadelphia Zoo in Pennsylvania has stepped in to help save at least nine species.
HALO is Helping and Leading Others
HALO is Helping and Leading Others
by Fred Hechinger
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January6,2011
The TeenNick HALO Awards is an hour-long TV special conceived, hosted, and produced by Nick Cannon, a rap singer and host of America's Got Talent. HALO recognizes teens who are making a significant difference in the world.
Picturing the Crisis in Haiti
Picturing the Crisis in Haiti
by Albert Ordonez
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January4,2011
Eight Days: A Story of Haiti tells the story of how a young boy trapped in the rubble of the 2010 earthquake managed to survive by using his imagination.Kid Reporter Albert Ordonez talks with the book's author, Edwidge Danticat.
Book Review: <i>Eight Days: A Story of Haiti</i>
Book Review: Eight Days: A Story of Haiti
by Christian Snyder
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January5,2011
Kid Reporter Christian Snyder reviews the book Eight Days: A Story of Haiti.
New Foundation for Haitian Orphans
New Foundation for Haitian Orphans
by Leila Sachner
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January3,2011
"Be Inspired." That is the message that Daniel Trust wants to give by starting a foundation to help orphans in Haiti.
<i>Hope for Haiti</i> Book Helps
Hope for Haiti Book Helps
by Kaj Lund Olsen
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January3,2011
Author Jesse Joshua Watson helps the kids of Haiti still struggling a year after a devastating earthquake through his words and his book Hope for Haiti.
Book Review: <i>Hope for Haiti</i>
Book Review: Hope for Haiti
by Kaj Lund Olsen
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January3,2011
Kid Reporter Kaj Lund Olsen reviews the book Hope for Haiti. His siblings, adopted from Haiti, were models for the book.

Resources

Crisis in Haiti Special Report
Crisis in Haiti Special Report
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | In this Special Report from 2010, Kid Reporters covered relief efforts around the U.S. to help the earthquake-torn country Haiti.
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