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10/11/2015 - Blog post
Bien qu’Haïti ait réalisé des progrès significatifs depuis le séisme qui a fait 222 750 victimes le 12 janvier 2010, certains besoins humanitaires aigus persistent. Le phénomène climatique d’El Niño, notamment, aggrave une sècheresse sans précèdent...
28/05/2015 - Photo story
Haiti is located on the second-largest island in the Caribbean – the most hurricane-prone sea in the world. Floods, massive mudslides and earthquakes also threaten its vulnerable communities.
14/03/2015 - Video
The Red Cross and the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) work together in Haiti to educate children on simple actions which kids can do when disasters hit. The project, part of the DIPECHO programme on...
13/03/2015 - Blog post
Five years after the devastating earthquake, Haiti is slowly getting back on its feet. Albeit greatly reduced compared to 2010, humanitarian needs persist. The UN has just launched a Transitional Appeal which serves as an integrated strategic and...
13/01/2015 - Video
12 January 2015 marked the fifth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake. This short video tells the story of Loise Jeanitha Cyprien and her family, who have benefitted from Goal’s Build Back Better programme. Goal’s owner-driven approach to supporting...
Five years on from the Haiti earthquake
12/01/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
On 12 January 2010, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that took 222 750 lives and left 1.5 million people homeless.
10/01/2015 - Video
12 January 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, which displaced an estimated 1.5 million people. With no place to go, they ended up living in tents and shacks in displacement camps. This short video tells the story of Juin Odene...
09/01/2015 - Photo story
Juslène, Velina, Manise, Kensel... They are just some of the hundreds of thousands of Haitians who in the last five years have benefitted from European humanitarian aid following the devastating 2010 earthquake. They're real people, with...
10/10/2014 - Video
Enabling communities to take measures to prevent a natural phenomenon from becoming a disaster is the best humanitarian investment. It is in our mandate, and in over 15 years of existence, ECHO’s disaster preparedness (DIPECHO) has done just that....
28/02/2014 - Blog post
On 12 January 2010, Haiti was brought to its knees in a matter of seconds; 35 seconds, to be exact. Lives lost, homes destroyed, businesses ruined, hopes dashed, dreams shattered.