A handout photo  shows the location of a 5.9-magnitude earthquake  near Port-de-Paix, Haiti. Photograph: USGS handout/EPA

An earthquake hit northern Haiti late on Saturday, killing at least 11 people and sparking an overnight scramble to help towns in the impoverished Ca(...)

Oxfam’s 2011 investigation into the Haiti sex scandal concluded charities should be warned about “problem staff”. File Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Three members of the controversial Oxfam Haiti team that was under investigation for sexual exploitation and other breaches physically threatened a co(...)

Raphaël Louigene, who leads the burial team for the St Luke Foundation, moves a body on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince in Haiti. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

The 10 men step into their white polypropylene coveralls, zip them up, and then snap on latex gloves. Some knot plastic bags around their running shoe(...)

A man fixes a car next to the shore in Cap Haitien, Haiti on Thursday. Photograph:  Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters

Hurricane Irma has ripped through the Caribbean, killing at least 11 people and causing widespread damage. Winds of up to 300km/h have lashed islands (...)

Cut off: Trump has stopped US funding for the UN Population Fund – even though it averted more than 3.7 million abortions last year alone. Photograph: Nicholas Kristof/NYT

When President Trump and his (male) aides sit at a conference table deciding to cut off money to women’s health programmes abroad, they call it a “pro(...)

Gena Heraty and Maeve Bracken, who work at an orphanage in Haiti: Ms Heraty will receive an award this week from Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl

Mayo woman Gena Heraty (45) is to receive the Oireachtas Human Dignity Award from Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl at a ceremony in Leinster House on (...)

Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, according to authorities, who launched a ma(...)

On the small island of Île á Vache, where many of Haven’s livelihood programmes are based, the problem is significantly exacerbated. Lying just off the south-west coast of Haiti, it found itself engulfed in the eye of the storm, submerged in up to four foot of flooding.

October 9th, 2016 It is now a week since Hurricane Matthew first commenced its brutal, destructive path through Haiti, and every day that passes bri(...)

A saleswoman shows lamps to a customers while other people flock to the supermarket to take care of last minute shopping as Hurricane Matthew approaches in Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

Haiti issued a red alert and evacuated families from tiny outlying islands as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to cross the Caribbean in years, (...)