Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Taiwan. Follow Angela on Twitter @angela818.

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Hope in the darkness

Haiti | World Hope International offers Haitians practical assistance and spiritual guidance
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 3/24/10, 05:52 pm

Despite the worldwide relief effort that has unfolded since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the country of Haiti in January, many problems loom for survivors: Hundreds of thousands of people need stable shelter as the rainy season sets in; a new healthcare crisis looms as patients face diseases caused by unsanitary living conditions; and schoolchildren can't return to classrooms where buildings have collapsed and teachers have died. In addition, for many Haitians, the dire conditions have left them with an even greater need: hope.

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Close quarters

Haiti | ActionAid helps homeless Haitians deal with sanitation and security issues at camps set up in Port-au-Prince
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 2/23/10, 08:49 pm

After losing their homes in last month's earthquake, thousands of displaced Haitians have relocated to camps in the capital of Port-au-Prince. These high concentrations of people in small areas has raised sanitary and security concerns: Half of Haiti's homeless, according to a survey conducted by World Vision, fear robbery, rape, "evil forces," and general insecurity.

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Building blocks

Haiti | While Christian Aid Ministries provides for the immediate needs of quake victims, it looks ahead to helping the country rebuild
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 2/16/10, 06:10 pm

In October 1989, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit San Francisco and less than 70 people died. In January 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and 230,000 people died.

The difference? Port-au-Prince could not afford to make its buildings earthquake-resistant while San Francisco could.

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