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Madonna (credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Madonna Visits Haiti To Observe Ex-Husband’s Aid Work

The actor says his ex-wife is visiting the humanitarian projects he’s been overseeing since the nation was hit with a devastating earthquake in 2010…

11/26/2013

Michelle Lacourciere (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helping Create Brighter Future In Haiti

A business trip to Haiti changed the life of a Pacifica woman. This former paralegal and mother of three is now dedicated to improving the lives of families by bringing clean energy and the hope of a brighter future.

11/07/2013

Habitat for Humanity continues to help rebuild homes in Haiti after the devastating quake in January 2010. (Habitat for Humanity International)

Community Corner: Bay Area Man Helps Rebuild Haiti

President Jimmy Carter, his wife and a team of volunteers traveled to Haiti recently to build homes in Léogâne the epicenter of the January 2010 earthquake.

12/09/2012

Sean Penn's Charity To Help Demolish Haiti's Palace

Sean Penn’s Charity To Help Demolish Haiti’s Palace

The nonprofit aid group founded by former Bay Area resident, Sean Penn in the aftermath of Haiti’s deadly 2010 earthquake will oversee demolition…

08/22/2012

Orphanage owner Nicole LaFalaise holds orphans after they were treated for cholera infection at a Doctors without Borders facility January 9, 2011 in Port-au-Prince (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bay Area Relief Workers: Fight Not Over In Haiti

One year ago Wednesday, a devastating earthquake swept through Haiti, killing tens of thousands of people. Bay Area relief workers say a cholera outbreak has also proven deadly.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/12/2011

A victim of cholera recuperates in his hospital bed in the Adventiste Hospital on November 17 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Marin County Woman Returns Home From Haiti After Being Stuck

A Marin County woman made it back home last weekend after being stuck in Haiti due to recent unrest in the country from a cholera epidemic.

CBS San Francisco–11/25/2010

A victim of cholera recuperates in his hospital bed in the Adventiste Hospital on November 17 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bay Area Woman Trapped In Haiti By Cholera Unrest

A Marin County woman in Haiti doing agricultural work has been stuck in the northern city of Cap Haitien because of riots sparked by a deadly cholera outbreak.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/18/2010

Residents wear masks to protect themselves on the street on October 25, 2010 in St. Marc, Haiti. (Sophia Paris/MINUSTAH/Getty Images)

Humanitarians Honored In San Francisco For Global Charity Work

Even as they were honored in San Francisco, at least one honoree’s thoughts were elsewhere – in particular, Haiti, which struggled to cope with a deadly outbreak of cholera.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/26/2010