Kit Miyamoto Field Journals

The Citadel August 14, 2012, Cap-Haïtien, Haiti The shadow of a massive fortress appeared in the jungle at an elevation of 3,000 feet. It was the most amazing thing I had...

Mark Broughton and I entered a large, three-story, red-tagged concrete apartment building. A red tag means “no entry.”

Today was a big day. It was the first full rollout of the 150 Haitian engineers and 50 social workers for damage assessment. We arrived at the Public Works building at...

Today the Japanese Ambassador asked us to do a damage assessment on their eight-story embassy in Port au Prince. Dominic, our engineer, and I met the ambassador in front of the...

Early this morning, we got a call from the World Bank officer. He requested us to investigate the National Palace. Our team is excited about this prospect. It is the most...

At 2 am I wake up to the sound of a shot gun blast outside of the house I am staying in. Well, this is the first time in my life...