Haiti

Via: CharlotteObserver.com Aid organizations warn that well-intentioned efforts like collecting bottled water and clothing on your own may not be the most helpful thing for a disaster-ravaged country that doesn’t have the infrastructure to distribute them. Here are some of the organizations accepting donations for earthquake relief. To donate $10 to the American Red Cross, […]

Via: CNN.com (CNN) — Pat Robertson, the evangelical Christian who once suggested God was punishing Americans with Hurricane Katrina, says a “pact to the devil” brought on the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Officials fear more than 100,000 people have died as a result of Tuesday’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti. Robertson, the host of the “700 […]

Via: CharlotteObserver.com Charlotte’s Pam Carter left Monday for a Methodist meeting in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She survived the earthquake on Tuesday and has been in touch with her husband, the Rev. Ken Carter of Providence United Methodist Church. Late Wednesday, for the second day in a row, she sent the Observer’s Tim Funk an eyewitness e-mail, […]

Via: CharlotteObserver.com Organizations across the Charlotte metro region are rallying to help the victims of Tuesday’s deadly earthquake in Haiti. Among the first to respond was Boone-based Samaritan’s Purse, the relief agency headed by the Rev. Franklin Graham, son of the Rev. Billy Graham. The local American Red Cross chapters in the Carolinas also are […]

In the wake of the tragedy in Haiti, today I spoke with Bishop Phillip Davis about the church and community responsibility.

Photo Via: Fox News The strongest earthquake that Haiti has seen since the 1700’s has rocked the island and may have affected up to 3 million people.  The 7.0 magnitude quake destroyed the capital city of Port-au-Prince, leveling most of its buildings leaving turmoil as the sun went down Tuesday. At least 27 aftershocks shook […]

Via: CharlotteObserver.com Haiti’s devastating earthquake has left an estimated 3 million people in need of emergency aid, a Red Cross official said Wednesday, as aid groups and governments scrambled to send tons of disaster relief to the impoverished Caribbean nation. Humanitarian officials said the proximity of the quake’s epicenter, only 10 miles (15 kilometers) from […]