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Haiti: the US and Military Aid in Times of Natural Disaster

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Garcia Encina,Carlota (Author)
Format:
Pamphlet
Publication Date:
May 2010
URL:
http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/wcm/connect/cd2b7e0042766627ac13bf24ab1546e8/ARI57-2010_GarciaEncina_Haiti_US_Militray_Aid_Natural_Disaster.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CACHEID=cd2b7e0042766627ac13bf24ab1546e8
Published:
Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estrategicos
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, United States, Haiti, Earthquakes, Natural disasters, Humanitarian assistance, Economic assistance, Military operations
Notes:
6 p., This paper analyses the US military deployment in Haiti after the earthquake of 12 January, which caused catastrophic damage in the poorest country in the Americas. Haiti's request, the US took the lead in directing rescue operations and coordinating an aid campaign with the United Nations and the international community. The US also had its own reasons for coming to the rescue of the Haitian people. However, its military deployment has not been without criticism inside and outside the region.