Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Haiti Earthquake USAID Fact Sheet #47

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900sid/MYAI-83X32U?OpenDocument&query=earthquake%20fact%20sheet

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KEY DEVELOPMENTS

– On March 22, former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and William J. Clinton visited Haiti and met with Government of Haiti (GoH) President René Préval regarding ongoing relief and reconstruction efforts.

– On March 23, 5,000 USAID/OFDA-provided 10-liter water containers arrived in Haiti from the Dominican Republic. To date, USAID/OFDA has contributed 116,000 water containers to benefit approximately 291,500 earthquake-affected individuals.

– On March 19, a flight arrived at Port-au-Prince airport containing 1,000 rolls of USAID/OFDA-provided plastic sheeting for consignment to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). To date, USAID/OFDA has contributed 18,230 rolls of plastic sheeting to provide shelter materials to approximately 911,500 earthquakeaffected individuals.

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