One-Year Haiti highlights

With support from generous partners like you, World Vision accomplished the following on behalf of Haiti’s most vulnerable survivors in the critical first year following the earthquake:

Child protection

  • Established 22 Child-Friendly Spaces that regularly provide more than 5,600 children in Haiti with a safe place to learn and play
  • Identified more than 1,700 children who were separated from their families during the Haiti earthquake, providing them with care while working to reunite them with surviving relatives
  • Reunited nearly 700 separated children with family members


  • Provided more than 113,400 tarpaulins and nearly 7,500 tents to tens of thousands of quake-affected families
  • Constructed more than 620 transitional shelters in the camps at La Gonave and Corail

Health and nutrition

  • Provided basic care items to more than 350,000 people
  • Supported 14 public and private hospitals in Haiti with urgently needed medical supplies
  • Established an initial 17 health clinics to serve displacement camps in Haiti
  • Responded to more than 54,000 visits to health centers, providing critical health, hygiene, and nutrition services

Food security

  • Distributed emergency food to more than 229,700 households in the first three months following the quake, and continued to monitor the nutritional status of vulnerable Haitians
  • Operated cash-for-work programs that provided more than 14,700 Haitians with income-generating opportunities

Water, sanitation, and hygiene

  • Provided 190 million liters of clean drinking water to more than 132,000 people in 40 locations across Port-au-Prince
  • Constructed more than 700 latrines and nearly 600 showers for earthquake-affected Haitians living in camps