Media Coverage

Below is a list of recent media coverage of our work:

2012

October 26, 2012

“Toward a Better Future in Haiti: Chlorinators and the Chlorine Bank Network,” American Chemistry Council’s Journal. 

http://www.waterandhealth.org/

September 2012

“International Action: Bringing Clean Water to Haiti’s Communities,” Kreyolicious.

http://kreyolicious.com/international-action-bringing-clean-water-to-haitis-communities/6147/

July 22, 2012

The EmeraldPlanet TV Show: Paving the Way to 2050, (Future Earth, #1): Technologies; Services & Products.  International Action segment begins at [45:30mins].

Zachary Brehmer, Director of Research, and Jeffrey Sejour, Director of Finance and Local Training, discuss the growth of urban areas in Haiti and the need to improve the existing infrastructure, particularly where clean water is concerned.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWtA8XV6yAA&feature=player_embedded#! 

2011

October 31, 2011, Oxfam

Oxfam takes the fight against cholera

In remote communities where the risk of death by cholera is heightened by rugged terrain, Oxfam is making water safer.

July 15, 2011, Haiti Innovation

International Action Update

Community leader Billy Osbene told [International Action’s Research Director, Zach Bremer], “Before International Action had set up a chlorinator, people did not trust the water in the community tank that CAMEP had provided – there was no (visible sanitation process) with the water at their tank.”

July 13, 2011, OOSKAnews

NGOs Report Resurgence of Cholera in Haiti (PDF, 39KB)

There has been a resurgence of cholera in Haiti, with a health center in Labrousse seeing 80 new cases of water-borne disease in the last month alone, according to Zachary Brehmer, director of research at water and sanitation NGO International Action.

June 29, 2011, Digital Journal

Emergency from 2010 Quake in Haiti Persists- NGO Special

As part of efforts to ensure clean water in the capital, the International Action maintains over 100 readily available chlorinators with each one capable of cleaning water for up to 10,000 people. “The chlorinators we use are energy-free and provide clean water for every 1 out of 6 residents of Port-au-Prince,” Levin-Epstein adds.

June 1, 2011, Clinton Global Initiative Haiti Action Network WASH/Shelter Group

CGI Haiti Action Network WASH/Shelter Group – Activity Report (PDF, 2MB)

The month of May proved to be very successful for the Campaign for Clean Water in Haiti. This past month, International Action installed 21 chlorinators in Port-au-Prince, Léogâne, Carrefour, and other towns. These installations are benefiting approximately 100,000 people.

January 26, 2011, WaterWideWeb.org

Stop Cholera Sustainably in Haiti 

The cholera epidemic has gripped Haitians in a culture of fear with regard to water. …Haitians are so afraid of cholera that they are drinking soda or going thirsty due to fear of the cholera bacteria in the water, explained Laine.

January 22, 2011, BlogTalkRadio – EcoAlert

EcoAlert: Wesley Lane of HaitiWater.org Talks About the Clean Water Crisis in Haiti and Cholera

Hosted by Nadine Patrice, EcoAlert is focused environmental news and interviews covering South Florida and Haiti.

January 1, 1011, Holy Cross Magazine

Haiti’s Struggle 

But while going to class and completing his major in political science with a minor in French and an Africana studies concentration, [Wesley Laîné] helped organize an unprecedented student-driven response to the crisis in Haiti, ultimately raising almost $20,000. After graduation, Laîné began a job as a project manager with International Action, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that helps to provide clean water in Haiti.

2 thoughts on “Media Coverage

  1. I would like to talk to Zach Brehmer. I misplaced his phone number and would like to talk to him.
    Could you please send me his number or could he call me. My number is: 1 (507) 202-2712.
    Peace,
    David A. Bakken
    3847 Darcy DR NE
    Rochester MN, 55906

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