Karel De Gucht, Member of the EC in charge of Development and Humanitarian Aid, visited Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 21 January 2010, to see for himself the scale of the crisis and the action needed. He went on the site of the hotel that was destroyed by the earthquake and where an EU employee was killed. He also visited a displaced persons camp.
In all, the EU has already committed to 422 million euro to humanitarian aid and reconstruction in Haiti. LISTE DES PLANS