Posts tagged ‘Haiti’
An explanation of why good intentions are not good enough, when it comes to helping the victims of disasters such as typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines.
An outline of some recent articles and reports on the situation in Haiti, 2 years after the devastating earthquake.
Some further details about the response by Irish NGOs to the January 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti. To be read in conjuction with https://dochasnetwork.wordpress.com/2011/01/10/haiti-1-year-on/
On 12 January 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. The quake killed over 250,000 people and destroyed much of the country’s capital, Port au Prince, where nearly 40% of the nation’s population lived.
2010 saw mega disasters in Haiti and Pakistan. And, despite severe economic crisis at home, a generous response from people across Ireland. This blog argues that it pays to invest in aid, to prevent future crises.