Haiti Earthquake Relief and Recovery

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Devastated regions in Haiti receive urgent aid

World Vision sent a five-truck convoy of relief items to Haiti, along with essential supplies delivered via helicopter, helping thousands displaced by the Aug. 14 earthquake.

Heavy rains stalls deployment of aid to Haiti

Heavy rains pouring over the southwest of Haiti since Monday evening have led to the temporary suspension of flights from the capital city, Port-au-Prince to transport urgent humanitarian aid to assist the most vulnerable people affected by last Saturday’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake.

Death toll rises after 7.2 earthquake in Haiti

The window to send urgent humanitarian aid to affected people in Haiti, by yesterday’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake is closing in, as a tropical storm Grace approaches the country, warned the Christian humanitarian organization, World Vision.

Congress Introduces Resolution to End Violence Against Children Worldwide

The Ending Violence Against Children Taskforce commends Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) for today introducing H. Res. 910, which calls for increasing and improving the United States Government’s efforts to end violence against children. Written with input by the Taskforce, the resolution condemns all forms of violence against children and youth globally – including physical, mental, and sexual violence, neglect, abuse, maltreatment and exploitation.

Humanitarian, Development and Global Health Organizations Release New Data Showing the Devastating Human Costs of Proposed Administration Cuts to Foreign Assistance

Washington, DC – As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.

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...

Fact Sheets and Extras

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.”