Grand-Goave

Grand Goave

 
Population*:  
GPS Coordinates: Coordinates: 18°25′44″N 72°46′14″W
   
Transportation, Infrastructure and Road Conditions: Grand Goâve was 90% destroyed by the earthquake of 12 January 2010.[1] All public buildings were destroyed, including the schools, city hall, and police station.[2]
Medical Locations:  
   
Food and Water Locations:  FeedTheChildren is treating patients at its Mission of Hope Clinic http://missionofhopehaiti.net/aboutmoh.htm (source: Twitter @feedthechildren)
   
Shelter Locations  Feb 22 Petit Goave, 98,989 displaced people live in 367 sites and 88 sites have been identified in Grand Goave OCHA Sitrep report
   
Picture Links  HAITI ARISE MINISTRIESConstruction of a technical school in Grand-Goave was completed in December, but it had to be demolished after the earthquake struck Haiti.Canadian construction experts visit earthquake-ravaged Haiti -3-13-10

RICHARD GILBERT

staff writer

A team of construction experts from Alberta and British Columbia are travelling to Haiti to assess damage to an educational campus and develop a strategy for rebuilding a community.

   
Video Link  This is a photo gallery of Petit-Goave in the aftermath of the earthquake that occured on January 12, 2010, 4:53 PM E.T
   
General Information & Updates  Jan 17 “The city of Grand-Goave has been devastated by the earthquake on January 12, 2010. The aftershocks are still occurring throughout the city every 15 to 20 minutes”Mr. Claude Wiby Rinvil with some young volunteers from the town divided into several commission including Health, Communications, Food and Safety for temporary shelters to prevent crime and pillage. We are in tremendous need of camping tents, flashlight, batteries, fuel, food, drinking water, clothes for the victims, system of communication (Walkie-talkie) and much more…This is to inform you that we have many problems in Grand Goave and we would like you to support the population in your prayers, medical assistance, food, etc…Think about the city of Grand Goave right now.Note that we have not even mentioned the loss of materials because it’s too hard to explain because at this time more than 75% of Grand-Goave population has nowhere to live.If you would like to help, please contact us at grandgoaveonline@gmail.com

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  1. z00t
    January 26, 2010 at 9:07 pm | #1

    Jan 26 News item: In Petit-Goave, residents maintain hand-to-mouth lifestyle http://www.miamiherald.com/news/americas/haiti/story/1445897.html

  2. March 13, 2010 at 7:30 pm | #2

    3-13-10 http://times-journal.com/story.lasso?ewcd=7ad394003e1297b3
    Crossville students collect lots of pennies
    Times-Journal – Mark Harrison – ‎Mar 10, 2010‎
    The project has acquired land in Nicaragua for a second Village, and recently “adopted” another orphanage in Grand-Goâve as a third location. …

  3. March 16, 2010 at 9:06 pm | #3

    In Grand Goave, 600 volunteers are going to build 100
    transitional houses with the familes of the municipaliity.

    In the following link you can find a document with information about
    Un Techo para mi País, the house we are building and the project in
    Haití.

    http://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0ByVKcJtj4yHLOThhYTIzN2QtYTg0ZS00ZWU0LTgxNzUtNzYyYjgwZDYwZjFm&hl=en

  4. March 16, 2010 at 9:10 pm | #4

    The Merlin team have carried out their first mobile clinic in the Petit Goave region to the west of #Haiti http://www.merlin-usa.org/

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