Haiti: Six Months On

The World Food Program was on the ground distributing food within 24 hours of the January 12th earthquake, and we’ve been able to feed 4 million Haitians to date. The focus has shifted to longer-term solutions, rebuilding society from the ground up. WFP’s Food and Cash for Work programs have […]

48 Orphaned Children. 0 Shoes.

Imagine the horror. For almost 60 seconds the ground shook like a thousand jack hammers pounding away…all at the same time. Buildings shook, then collapsed. Now, imagine being an orphan in Leogane, Haiti, the epicenter of the earthquake. For days they were without shelter, eating what they could find and […]

How you can help those in Haiti

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti, and Haitian Prime Minister Jean Max Bellerive estimates as many as 100,000 people may be dead. The epicenter of the quake was just 10 miles from the capital Port-au-Prince, causing widespread devastation in this island nation. The American Red Cross estimates three million people are affected. […]

Healing and blessings to those in Haiti

A major earthquake struck southern Haiti on Tuesday, knocking down buildings and power lines and inflicting what its ambassador to the United States called a catastrophe for the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation. The United States will provide both military and civilian disaster assistance to Haiti following the devastating earthquake there, […]

Public Health in Haiti’s

Port-au-Prince, a city of 3.5 million people of which half live in slums, has 21 public health facilities including four hospitals. These fee-for-service facilities hardly function due to a lack of paid medical staff, equipment and supplies. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) “It’s unacceptable today that Haiti’s poorest have […]