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NPMA’s Fourth Visit to Haiti – Day Three

Wednesday, July 13th, by Jim Fredericks Having accomplished our goals at the children’s hospital and orphanage, we wet out Wednesday morning to evaluate the results of previous team’s efforts at two other hospitals in Port Au Prince: Medishare Hospital and … Continue reading

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Fourth Visit to Haiti – Day Two

Tuesday, July 12th – by Jim Fredericks Tuesday morning we loaded up the bus and headed out to St. Damien’s early, but we quickly learned that travel in Haiti is unpredictable. We slowly wound our way up and down the … Continue reading

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Fourth NPMA Visit to Haiti – Day One

Monday, July 11th The group met in the lobby of the Miami Hilton at 6:30 AM. Once assembled, we assessed our equipment and divided up the pest control products and equipment into everyone’s luggage. We stuffed boxes of glueboards, bottles … Continue reading

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Haiti 3 – Rob’s Reflections

This is my third trip to Haiti since May 2010 and as was the case in each of the last two trips, the airport is the most intimidating and somewhat overwhelming part of the entire trip. Once through customs you … Continue reading

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3rd Haiti Trip – Day 2

                                                                                    9/16/2010 Uniformed Haitian Men – each with a shotgun in hand – guarded the University of Miami’s Haitian Hospital where we spent day 2 of our journey. When the doctors approved our arrival they opened the large metal gates and … Continue reading

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NPMA’s Third Trip to Haiti – Day One

Haiti Trip Day 1:                                                                                                                                   9/15/2010 This morning was somewhat a blur…Those of us that flew into Miami last night met in the lobby at our hotel to load up boxes of product and equipment while those that caught red eyes … Continue reading

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Developing the Industry’s Response Plan

A little sightseeing in Haiti On our last night in Haiti, with disturbing images filling our heads, the group decided not to go out for dinner but instead to eat at the hotel and have a discussion on how to come up with … Continue reading

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The Sites, Sounds and Smells of Haiti

It is hard to believe how a two minute event can so dramatically change the lives in a very negative way for over 8,000,000 people but Haiti is living proof that it is possible. There is living proof and reminders … Continue reading

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Arrival in Haiti

Approaching Haiti by air was breathtaking. The line of Cuba and the color of the water was a brillant baby blue. The arrival at the airport presented two contrasting worlds. As we walked down the stairs we were greeted by … Continue reading

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Shirted Up and Ready to Go!

 

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