Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

The International Community Must Help Haiti

Hurricane Matthew’s destructive path has left much of Haiti in dire need of basic necessities like medical care, clean water, food, and shelter.  The response from the international community has been lacking, but Haiti needs help immediately – the world must act now. The World Must Not Abandon Haiti to the Devastation Left by Hurricane Matthew Conor Shapiro & Lynn Black, Time Magazine October 17, 2016 The military helicopter dropped us off in Les Anglais on the southern peninsula in Haiti five days after Hurricane Matthew’s 145 mph winds made a direct hit. We were the first responders of any kind to arrive in the entire western region of Haiti after the storm had cleared. Previous flyovers had reported that Les Anglais, a community of 40,000 people, appeared to be wiped away entirely. But we were actually met by several hundred people very much alive—and in […]

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