Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Five years after the earthquake, has Haiti received its promised relief?

Five years after the destructive January 20, 2010 earthquake near Port-au-Prince, few of the relief efforts promised by independent states, organizations, and the United Nations have been delivered. Despite the billions of dollars pledged in aid, little of that money has been disbursed, and post-disaster relief has been minimal. Much of the relief has been and continues to be centered on the political and individual gain of countries providing aid. Is there justice for Haiti? Ruth-Anne Seburn, Winnipeg Free Press June 8, 2015   In the never-ending news cycle, it’s easy to forget about disasters and crises after they’ve disappeared from the headlines. Haiti and the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in 2010 is a prime example. The Mennonite Central Committee, an international peace, relief and development organization with headquarters in Winnipeg, has worked on the ground in Haiti for more than […]

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