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Scenes from the port of Miragoane, Les Cayes and Ile a Vache.
Friday, March, 5th, 2010
Sea Hunter crew waits off the coast of Miami
Tuesday, February, 18, 2010
Wednesday, January, 20, 2010
Konbit Sante in Cap-Haitien
Tuesday, January, 19, 2010
Scenes from Cap-Haitien
Tuesday, January, 19, 2010
Justinian Hospital in Cap-Haitien
Monday, January, 18, 2010
Bus ride from Santo Domingo across the border to Cap-Haitien
Sunday, January, 17, 2010
About our coverage
Columnist Bill Nemitz accompanied the Sea Hunter to Haiti as Greg Brooks and his crew attempted to deliver 150 tons of food, medicine and other supplies donated by people and businesses throughout Maine.
MaineToday Media also sent reporter Matt Wickenheiser and photographer Gregory Rec to Haiti to chronicle the efforts of Mainers helping Haiti. They spent a week filing stories online and in print and using Twitter and Facebook to tell our readers and followers what it's like to be there and what it means to help strangers in desperate need of assistance.
Haiti Quake: Mainers respond to catastrophe
Rollover images for captions Stories from the Sea Hunter
Dedicated crew shows its heart on epic mission
Heart and soul in Haiti The Rev. Marc Boisvert went to the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere 12 years ago, and knows he will spend his life – all of it – helping on this island.
Sea Hunter's supplies reach the hands of Haitian people
At last, Sea Hunter offloading Haiti relief supplies The Sea Hunter's 12 crew members and volunteers, after weeks of storms and bureaucratic delays, are all smiles as the unloading operation began.
Still stalled, relief ship's owner tries ultimatum
Column: Relief delivery to orphanage tantalizingly close
Haiti official: Sea Hunter can offload its cargo A local customs official will board the ship Thursday morning to verify that relief supplies aboard the ship match those listed in packing lists handed over today.
Sea Hunter arrives at 2nd Haitian port If all goes as planned, the ship will spend the next few days offloading almost 200 tons of food, clothing, medicine and other relief supplies onto small vessels here.
Owner of Sea Hunter at the end of his rope
‘Pastor Bob’ buoys spirits as relief ship is kept at bay
Ship's mission to Haiti back on course
For Haiti-bound Sea Hunter, permission granted Finally shipshape and cleared to sail, Sea Hunter now faces a trial by sea
Maine shipmaster says aye to Sea Hunter mission
As cynics feast, hopeful crew won't give up the ship
Audio Slideshow: Sea Hunter waits off the coast of Miami
New shipmaster steps in for Sea Hunter The new volunteer tentatively agrees to join the mission to Haiti after the vessel's owner e-mails him photos of the ship and its cargo.
Concern over captain's health tempers crew's excitement MIAMI; Preparations shifted into high gear in Haiti on Monday for receiving the estimated 200 tons of donated relief supplies aboard the Maine ship Sea Hunter, while hopes rose aboard the ship that its five days in limbo here could finally end today.
Haiti or bust, Sea Hunter's crew keeps eyes on goal MORE INSIDE
Stymied ship unsnarls sticky knot in red tape
Mainer's voyage to Haiti now uncertain Coast Guard officials question the qualifications of Greg Brooks' crew as he tries to deliver relief supplies. Stories from ground in Cap-Hatien
Konbit Sante puts focus on hiring people to aid Cap Haitien's needy
Expert links businesses to Haiti aid Darcy Pierce explores the quake-damaged areas to assess how Maine companies can assist with rebuilding.
Local Haiti Dispatches
Mainers persevere to get paralyzed victim treated After going to great lengths to keep the man alive after he was rescued, they now hope to bring him to Maine.
Businesses unite to find best ways they can aid Haiti Once the greatest needs are identified, the coalition of Maine companies will provide money, materials or expertise.
Reviving Haiti brick by brick, mind by mind The Portland professor also proposes that his students design houses that can be quickly and easily built.
Doctor's regret: 'My work here is not done' A psychiatrist treating anguished quake survivors finds there is still a great need for 'comfort and consoling.'
Benefit dinner highlights Colby efforts to help Haiti Colby students hope to raise $25,000 for the Stand for Haiti Campaign of Partners in Health.
Mainer gathers data to help Haitians who lost limbs
Community welcomes newest members About 50 people celebrate the adoption of two Haitian children at the Elks Lodge in Pittsfield.
Shock lingers as Haiti recovers 'TV doesn't do justice to how widespread the damage is,' Maine's Coast Guard commander says.
Quake hastens Maine families' growth spurt Two couples collect their new children as Haitian orphanages turn to the less fortunate.
Instrumental in helping Haiti The symphony opens a rehearsal to gather relief donations, its first such fundraiser for another organization.
'Earth had turned to Jell-O' during quake, Mainer recalls Austin Webbert of Wayne says the slum where he'd been volunteering has yet to see much relief.
Mainers prepare to help Haiti amputees Adam Cote of Portland heads to Haiti next week to gather data on the 2,500 to 3,000 quake survivors who need artificial limbs.INSIDE
Konbit Sante response aid hits $141,000 MORE INSIDE
This time Mainer's not hunting treasure, he's delivering it -- to Haiti
Maine couple desperate to get daughter home The baby, whose mother died in the earthquake, is being cared for by her father's family in Haiti.
Maine student weathers quake Jessica Frick of Eddington and her Colby roommate cut short their plans for a month in Port-au-Prince.
Maine man evacuated to Dominican Republic
Mainers help water flow to Haitians
Haitians in Maine wait and pray
Updates on family trickle in Some Mainers learn their relatives in Haiti are OK, but others suffer through a difficult wait for news.
Local ties to Haiti good route for aid Money, not volunteers or supplies, is what aid groups most need in response to this crisis.