The earthquake in 2010 had a devastating effect on Haiti, which was already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. However, slowly but surely, the country is rebuilding and moving on from this disaster.
Barriers to development include widespread poverty, environmental degradation, a weak government and deep levels of corruption, but the work of Christian Aid and its partners is making a real difference to the lives of poor Haitians. Haiti is vulnerable to global food price rises as it is largely dependent on imported food. That is why supporting Haitian producers is a key part of Christian Aid’s work here.
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Reports and resources
This case study includes facts, figures and eyewitness accounts from the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010.
Notes for teachers on the disaster strikes resources.
This worksheet provides a range of activities about disasters and emergencies.
A selection of primary school activities about hazards and disasters.
Use this to request food donations for your Big Brekkie.
Add your own details to this printable poster to promote your Brekkie.
Add your own details to this printable flyer to promote your Brekkie.
Get creative with this colouring sheet.
Download Vilia's story, for use at Christian Aid Week 2018.
Christian Aid’s Haiti and the Dominican Republic programme spans the island of Hispaniola, and has offices in both Port au Prince and Santo Domingo. We also draw on the expertise of colleagues from Christian Aid teams in Latin America and staff at Christian Aid’s UK headquarters, as well as INGO networks in the region.
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