Haiti: Two years after the earthquake - Terre des hommes stays to help the most helpless
Two years after the disastrous earthquake in January 2010 and the terrible cholera epidemic that struck the island a few months later, Terre des hommes (Tdh) carries on with its commitment to help the most underprivileged Haitians. Present in Haiti for the past twenty years, the first Swiss organisation for child relief continues with its support for more than 15,000 vulnerable children, separated from their families, exposed to the risks of abuse and exploitation, suffering from malnutrition or with no access to clean drinking water.
Reconstruction and HIV in Haiti
A lot of recent attention has focused on the failings of the reconstruction efforts in Haiti since the devastating earthquake which hit in January 2010. There is little doubt that many of the criticisms are well founded. A large portion of the funds promised for the reconstruction efforts has simply never materialised. The largest proportion of the money went to multilateral agencies, and big well connected NGOs.
Haiti two years on: Dealing with realities
It's not many countries in the world that have been hit as badly as Haiti in the past two years. The country has had multiple emergencies in less than 24 months.
Doctors track Haiti cholera epidemic on Twitter ? study
Nearly 7,000 Haitians have died from cholera since start of outbreak in late 2010. Over half a million people have been infected