Category Archives: Haiti

South American Troops Take On The Violent Work of Peacekeeping

by Kevin Knodell. Kevin Knodell is a freelance writer and photographer who contributes regularly at War is Boring. His work has also appeared in  RAGEMAG, Michael Yon’s Frontline Forum, The Tacoma News Tribune, and others. You can follow him on twitter at … Continue reading

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Floating Causeway Boosts Hospital Ship Ops

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy will use techniques and technology developed for amphibious operations to boost her ability to see patients in remote, under-developed Pacific countries. On May 1, Mercy embarked on a five-month cruise, delivering free medical care to communities in Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, East Timor, Palau and Papua New Guinea. Continue reading

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Ein Rückblick auf die militärische Katastrophenhilfe in Haiti

Die UNO bezeichnete das Erdbeben in Haiti vom 12. Januar 2010 als grösste Katastrophe ihrer Geschichte. Die weitgehende Zerstörung der Hauptstadt, der politischen und zivilen Infrastrukturen inklusive der UN Mission MINUSTAH führte zu einem komplett hilflosen haitianischen Staat. Gemäss UNO … Continue reading

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