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This part of my Web site is devoted to my work in Haiti. I’m looking forward to:

 

 My Experience

 Here is a piece that I wrote to explain the background of the Haitian crisis.

 Here is an excerpt from my presentation on Haiti, “Mwen Bezwen Dlo” (21:01):

 

 

 Additional Material

 The New York Times: “Hurricane Matthew Makes Old Problems Worse for Haitians”

 The following Frontline presentation of “The Battle for Haiti,” examines the rule of law in Haiti, in the wake of the 2010 earthquake. (29:01):

 The New York Times: “Cholera Deepens Haiti’s Misery After Hurricane”

 The New Yorker: “Haiti’s Shadow Sanitation System”

 The following PBS video presents “Égalité for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution” (56:22):

 National Geographic: “A Photographer’s Journey Into Haiti’s Cholera Crisis”

 The New York Times: “In Haiti, Little Can Be Found of a Hip-Hop Artist’s Charity”

 Daniel Schnitzer of Carnegie Mellon presents “Mon Cheri C’est Trop Cher” on the problems of introducing high-tech solutions to the impoverished (5:42):

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From the Bookshelf

Danticat, Edwidge, Behind the Mountains (young adult novel), Scholastic Paperbacks (2004).

Danticat, Edwidge, Breath, Eyes, Memory, Vintage (1998).

Danticat, Edwidge, Brother, I’m Dying, Vintage (2008).

Danticat, Edwidge, The Dew Breaker, Vintage (2005).

Danticat, Edwidge, The Farming of Bones, Penguin Books (1999).

Danticat, Edwidge, Krik? Krak!, Vintage (1996).

Dubois, Laurent, Haiti: The Aftershocks of History, Picador (2013).

Farmer, Paul, Haiti After the Earthquake, PublicAffairs (2011).

Farmer, Paul, The Uses of Haiti, Common Courage Press (2005).

Girard, Philippe R., Haiti: The Tumultuous History — From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation, Palgrave Macmillan (2010).

Katz, Jonathan M., The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, Palgrave Macmillan (2013).

Kidder, Tracy, Mountains Beyond Mountains, Random House Trade Paperbacks (2009).