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Author Farmer, Paul, 1959-

Title Haiti after the earthquake / Paul Farmer ; with Joia S. Mukherjee ... [and others] ; edited by Abbey Gardner and Cassia Der Hoof Holstein.

Publication Info. New York : PublicAffairs, [2011]


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Edition First edition.
Description xii, 431 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Neg Mawon, by Joia S. Mukherjee -- Writing About Suffering. -- The catastrophe -- Praxis and policy: the years before the quake -- January 12 and the aftermath -- A history of the present illness -- Into the camps -- From relief to reconstruction (building back better?) -- Reconstruction in the time of cholera -- Looking forward while looking back: lessons from Rwanda -- January 12, 2011 -- Other Voices. Art, by Catherine Bertrand Farmer -- Women -- Doctors -- Humanitarians.
Summary "On January 12, 2010 a massive earthquake laid waste to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Within three days, Dr. Paul Farmer arrived in the Haitian capital, along with a team of volunteers, to lend his services to the injured. In this vivid narrative, Farmer describes the incredible suffering--and resilience--that he encountered in Haiti. Having worked in the country for nearly thirty years, he skillfully explores the social issues that made Haiti so vulnerable to the earthquake--the very issues that make it an "unnatural disaster." Complementing his account are stories from other doctors, volunteers, and earthquake survivors. Haiti after the earthquake will both inform and inspire readers to stand with the Haitian people against the profound economic and social injustices that formed the fault line for this disaster"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Emergency medical services -- Haiti.
Earthquakes -- Haiti.
Earthquakes -- Haiti -- Autobiography.
Relief Work -- Haiti -- Autobiography.
Public Health Practice -- Haiti -- Autobiography.
Socioeconomic Factors -- Haiti -- Autobiography.
Added Author Mukherjee, Joia.
ISBN 9781586489731 hardback
1586489739 hardback

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