Haiti Earthquake Relief and Recovery

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World Vision Statement

SEATTLE--(February 17, 2018) -- The earthquake in Haiti was a tragedy for the hundreds of thousands of children and their families who lost everything. The nation was already the poorest and most fragile in the hemisphere. It was a challenging time for aid workers who...

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2010 Haiti Earthquake: Year 5 Report (PDF)

For five years following the devastating earthquake of 2010, World Vision, alongside the international community, the UN and Government of Haiti, has continuously worked to improve the lives of Haitians through sustainable programs that foster self-sufficiency.

2010 Haiti Earthquake: Year 3 Report (PDF)

When the earthquake hit Port-au-Prince on 12 January 2010, local World Vision staff sprang into action, distributing the bottled water they had on hand. In hindsight, it seems like a small gesture, yet it marked the beginning of a three-year, US$240 million effort to help Haiti recover and rebuild following one of the worst disasters ever to hit the Western Hemisphere.

2010 Haiti Earthquake: Year 1 Report (PDF)

Shortly after the Haiti earthquake I was in the capital, Port-au-Prince, taking part in relief food distributions among a seemingly endless crowd of women. What, I was asked, does the future hold? That was an important, but difficult, question.

Child Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean (PDF)

In the Latin America and Caribbean region,World Vision has decided to prioritize our efforts to contribute to the prevention and response to abuse, neglect, exploitation, and all other forms of violence against children and have come up with a regional cause that expresses this aspiration:“Protected children promoting a more just and secure society.”

Cholera in Haiti: The Silent Humanitarian Crisis (PDF)

The cholera epidemic which began in Haiti three years ago has already affected 680, 820 people, or nearly 7% of the population, and resulted in 8,307 deaths. Since January 2013 until the time of writing, the disease has affected 41,701 people and killed 360 people.