Haiti After the Earthquake (Hardback)
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Short Description for Haiti After the Earthquake Paul Farmer, the renowned Harvard physician and co-founder of Partners In Health, bears witness to Haitis devastating earthquake and the ensuing relief and rebuilding efforts
- Published: 28 July 2011
- Format: Hardback 456 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781586489731 ISBN 10: 1586489739
- Sales rank: 394,821
Full description for Haiti After the Earthquake
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 sufferingand resiliencethat 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 earthquakethe 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.