David Putt Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/2922 en Haiti Report: BC Water Specialist Describes a Country's Life and Death Struggle http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/01/27/haiti-report-bc-water-specialist-describes-countrys-life-and-death-struggle "There’s very little significant aid in people’s hands," a BC water specialist on the ground in Haiti says. "And in Champs de Mars, I haven’t been there for two days, but we got this call again today <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/01/27/haiti-report-bc-water-specialist-describes-countrys-life-and-death-struggle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News disaster Haiti relief Thu, 28 Jan 2010 01:26:00 +0000 David Putt 2971 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Haiti Report: BC Water Specialist Struggles to Deliver Basics in a Broken Country http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/01/21/haiti-report-bc-water-specialist-struggles-deliver-basics-broken-country Imagine that Ottawa were a city double in size and had been hit by an earthquake killing 200,000, injuring 250,000, leaving a million homeless, in&nbsp; hot July. Imagine there is a tent city of 5 to...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/01/21/haiti-report-bc-water-specialist-struggles-deliver-basics-broken-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News earthquake relief Haiti Humanitarian Aid Fri, 22 Jan 2010 13:39:00 +0000 David Putt 2941 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Haiti Report: "No Water, No Food. People in Canada Would Have Rioted By Now..." http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/01/20/haiti-report-no-water-no-food-people-canada-would-have-rioted-now Haiti---The situation here continues to deteriorate with many people now out of water, and food. We just had another call from the Ethnology Institute at Champs de Mars in the Centre of the city...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/01/20/haiti-report-no-water-no-food-people-canada-would-have-rioted-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Earthquake Haiti Thu, 21 Jan 2010 13:48:00 +0000 David Putt 2930 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Haiti Report: BC Water Specialist Gives Firsthand Account of a Ruined Central Infrastructure http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/01/20/haiti-report-bc-water-specialist-gives-firsthand-account-ruined-central David Putt is a water specialist from Nelson, BC.&nbsp; He was working in Haiti when the earthquake struck.&nbsp; His daughter, Freya, takes notes on her conversations with him as he discusses the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/01/20/haiti-report-bc-water-specialist-gives-firsthand-account-ruined-central" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News disaster Earthquake Haiti Humanitarian Aid water systems Thu, 21 Jan 2010 04:47:00 +0000 David Putt 2923 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com