March 10, 2010 Haiti's small business elite sees January's earthquake as an opportunity, but not just to make money. They say it's a chance to refashion the corrupt, inefficient way things are done in Haiti, while marshaling international support to boost the country's industries.
March 9, 2010 UNICEF estimates that more than 20,000 children lost their parents in the Jan. 12 quake and its aftermath. Relatives or neighbors are caring for many of these children. Others, such as a group of boys in a Port-au-Prince park, are fending for themselves.
March 3, 2010 From the early days after the earthquake, planners have been trying to develop a long-term recovery plan to address some of Haiti's long-standing problems. But competing needs — rebuilding infrastructure, providing social services, restoring forests — are making it difficult to work out a comprehensive plan for recovery.
March 1, 2010 Haitian officials want schools to open by the end of March. But the ambitious plan faces huge obstacles. Many campuses were damaged in the Jan. 12 earthquake, while others are crowded with the thousands who lost their homes. People have been told to move, but many say they have no where to go.
February 26, 2010 WUNCDuke University is offering a language class in Haitian Creole for aid workers headed to Haiti. Those teaching the course say that overcoming the language barrier is one of the best ways to allow volunteers to see victims as more than objects of need and desperation.
February 25, 2010 The U.S. has deployed 22,000 troops to Haiti, many of them distributing food and providing medical aid after the massive earthquake in January. But as Haiti begins to get back on its feet, questions are arising about how long U.S. forces will stay.
February 12, 2010 As if the Jan. 12 earthquake weren't devastating enough, Haiti now faces the rainy season, which usually begins in March. After heavy rains, Haitians are further displaced by flood waters.
February 12, 2010 NPR's David Gilkey sends photos from Haiti one month after the earthquake. Although the city has calmed, not much has improved.
February 12, 2010 Hospitals throughout Port-au-Prince are treating people whose injuries are so severe or so badly infected that amputation is the only resort. Volunteer heath providers are trying to provide prostheses and physical therapy for hundreds of Haitians who have lost limbs.