Haiti Earthquake

When the earth shook in Haiti on January 12, 2010, a humanitarian catastrophe followed. The earthquake killed 220,000 people and left 2.3 million homeless. Our emergency response teams swung into action. 

2/20/19

Climate Change Plays Major Role in Top 10 Underreported Humanitarian Crises of 2018, New CARE Report Shows

GENEVA (February 21, 2019) - Today the international aid organization, CARE, launched a new report highlighting the ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2018.

1/12/15

Haiti Earthquake Five Years Later: Rebuilding a Stronger Nation

PORT-AU-PRINCE - (Jan. 12, 2015) — Five years after a deadly earthquake left an already impoverished nation in complete devastation, the rebuilding effort in Haiti has made significant progress, even as the disaster-prone country continues to face serious challenges.

1/7/15

Open Doors and Open Hearts for Haitian Earthquake Survivors

Nearly five years after the deadly earthquake that left more than 1.5 million Haitians homeless. Yvette Prévilia Fénélon, 60, is among those still living in tents at a makeshift camp called Mission des Citoyens Progressistes de Fontamara, but not for long.

1/7/15

Neighbor to Neighbor: Building Economic Strength out of Earthquake Loss

Yvette Lapaix and her neighbors in Port-au-Prince’s Carrefour district have built a great deal since the earthquake five years ago. What she’s most proud of isn’t bricks and mortar. It’s unity.

1/7/15

Community: A Solid Foundation for Reconstruction

There’s a sweeping vista from the hilltop neighborhood of Aztec, past the low, sprawling rooftops of the Carrefour district of Port-au-Prince, to the blue waters of the Caribbean.

1/12/13

Earthquake in Haiti: CARE Banks on Women in Recovery

Four years after a deadly earthquake devastated Haiti, a web of political gridlock, donor fatigue and chaotic property laws continues to stall rebuilding in one of the world's poorest countries.

1/11/13

Haiti Earthquake: Thanks to a CARE Microsavings Program, Mireille Is on the Road to Financial Stability

Interview conducted by David Rochkind

Milton, Haiti (January 2013) – Three years ago, a massive earthquake destroyed Mireille Henry’s home in Haiti, killing her mother and trapping her daughter under the rubble for five hours.

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