Haiti after the earthquake

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Paul Farmer, the renowned Harvard physician and co-founder of Partners In Health, bears witness to Haiti's devastating earthquake and the ensuing relief and rebuilding efforts
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auth_author2 Conger, Eric., Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-, Mukherjee, Joia., Streep, Meryl.
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display_description "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.
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subject_facet Downloadable audio, Earthquake relief -- Haiti, Earthquakes -- Haiti, Emergency medical services -- Haiti, Farmer, Paul, -- 1959-, Haiti -- Social conditions -- 1971-, Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010, Streaming audio
title_display Haiti after the earthquake
title_full Haiti After the Earthquake, Haiti after the earthquake / Paul Farmer, Haiti after the earthquake / Paul Farmer ; with Joia S. Mukherjee ... [et al.]
title_short Haiti after the earthquake
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