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Hurricanes in Haiti

Disasters are all too common in Haiti. It is a country that has never truly recovered from the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the island in 2010 leaving much of Port-au-Prince, its capital, in rubble and killing an estimated 200,000 people (Almost 1/3rd of Haiti’s population). Unfortunately since then, it seems as Haiti is constantly […]

Humanitarian Aid, 3 Things to Know

Humanitarian aid is a critical component of modern day society. It allows those who are more fortunate to help those that have less, and encourages society as a whole to embrace service and an outward-looking mindset. When you are considering aid—whether you are looking to donate to a cause such as Haiti Childrens’ Project or […]

How Haiti’s Humanitarian Crisis Affects Children

Following the series of natural disasters in Haiti, many Haitians, both young and old, have found themselves deep in the depths of poverty. Although this crisis affects everyone, it is particularly difficult for children, whose futures are taken from them because of a lack of means to escape or endure these horrible conditions. Read on […]

Haiti Presidential Assassination 2021

On July 7, 2021, the presidential assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse occurred, as he was shot in his private apartment in Port-au-Prince. According to police, the attack was carried out by a gang of mercenaries, mostly Colombians, and was ordered by a Haitian doctor as part of a plot to become president. There are […]

Haiti Earthquakes and Floods

Haiti Earthquake About 2 years ago, in one of the deadliest natural disasters on record, a Haiti earthquake wrecked most of the country’s fragile infrastructure and left many people in desperate need of help. The country lacked basic building rules, let alone seismic fortification, so many buildings collapsed with ease. The epicenter was near the […]