Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Huge challenges face UN, int’l community two months after Haiti quake

From the Yemen News Agency (Saba) Although it has been nearly two months since the terrible earthquake hit Haiti, the United Nations believes in its periodic evaluation of the situation there that there remained an unprecedented magnitude of suffering is in the country, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). Elisabeth Byrs of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a press release that “two months after the earthquake, the Revised Humanitarian Appeal was funded by only 49 percent.” Such a leak in the finance of the rebuild of Haiti would reflected on the programs of the international organizations interested in saving the people of Haiti, devastated after the earthquake that hit on January 12 and killed some 230,000 people who were buried in mass graves. Paul Garwood of the World Health Organization (WHO) said, on his part, […]

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