Global Wire hearts Wyclef Jean!

And, no, I am not getting paid to by him to blog about his work, but it does warm me up to hear about him keeping it real. As we have mentioned here before, our favorite Haitian musical genius is one of the few celebrities who sincerely take on causes he cares about.

This time around he was in Haiti earlier this week to shed light on the trauma left behind following the various hurricanes that have wreaked havoc in his homeland.

From New York Daily News:

Teaming with the Pan American Development Foundation and the World Food Program, Yelé Haiti is planning for a massive emergency food delivery to begin within the next few days.

"My country is facing a serious catastrophe at the moment, and we urgently require assistance," Jean said. "But the long-term catastrophe is that we have less than 2 percent tree cover, and without restoring our forests, we will always be susceptible to mudslides and flash floods from storms and hurricanes."

To hear a interview with him about what he saw in Haiti, click here. Learn more about his organization, Yele Haiti Foundation.



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