Haiti

  • March 16, 2010

    Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin of the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti has written to the wider church asking people to go on remembering and supporting the country as it seeks "rebirth".

  • March 8, 2010

    As the global community honours the work, struggles and achievements of women on International Women’s Day, says Lesley Crosson, one way to spotlight their status and the issues they face is to look at recovery efforts underway in earthquake-stricken Haiti.

  • February 14, 2010

    Haitians have marked the one-month anniversary of the awful earthquake that devastated their country on 12 January with music, memorials, tears and a strong commitment to see the country rise from the ashes once more.

  • February 12, 2010

    Haitian communities must be nurtured now and supported long into the future if the country is to secure a new reality for its people and build resilience to natural and man-made shocks, says Progressio.

  • February 10, 2010

    The authorities in Haiti have increased their estimate of the number of people killed by the devastating 12 January 2010 earthquake from 212,000 to 230,000, with the final figure likely to be much higher.

  • February 8, 2010

    The World Council of Churches has welcomed the initiative by the G7 industrialised nations which pledged this past weekend to write Haiti's debts off. It has also called on the IMF and others to follow suit.

  • February 4, 2010

    Christian Aid today handed the Treasury a petition with 15,000 signatures, urging Chancellor Alistair Darling to help get Haiti’s $890 million international debt cancelled.

  • February 4, 2010

    Campaigners across Europe joined Haitian civil society groups today to condemn the failure of the International Monetary Fund to cancel Haiti’s debts, and the Fund’s extension of new loans to Haiti.

  • February 4, 2010

    Lessons learnt after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami show that the international community must not rush into a quick-fix rebuilding of permanent homes, schools and other buildings

  • January 28, 2010

    The lives of thousands of expectant mothers in Haiti and the lives of their unborn babies are at risk after the earthquake left the healthcare system in tatters, leaving the women with no choice but to deliver their babies in emergency camps.