haiti earthquake

  • 4 Feb 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.

  • 4 Feb 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

  • 2 Feb 2010

    Appeals for Haiti launched by the Methodist Church and the Methodist Relief and Development Fund (MDRF) have raised more than £270,000. They are channelling funds through Action by Churches Together International on the spot.

  • 28 Jan 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.

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Long-term reconstruction and development in Haiti must be locally led if it is to have any chance of success, the Catholic agency Progressio says two weeks after a devastating earthquake rocked the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere.

  • 26 Jan 2010

    As well as responding to the devastating earthquake in Haiti with immediate relief, Christian Aid are calling for the full cancellation of Haiti's debt of US$890 million.

  • 26 Jan 2010

    Donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) have topped £50m exactly two weeks after the devastating earthquake hit Haiti. Christian Aid, the Methodist Church and the Non-Believers Giving scheme also report a surge in support.

  • 26 Jan 2010

    World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has added his name to a growing chorus of calls from around the globe for the cancellation of quake-hit Haiti's crippling international debt.

  • 26 Jan 2010

    The UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator yesterday told delegates attending the Ministerial Conference on Haiti that health care, food, water and shelter are top priorities for quake survivors.

  • 25 Jan 2010

    Churches and church related organisations are mobilizing resources to bring immediate relief to the people of Port-au-Prince, says Juan Michel. But equally importantly they are also advocating for the international community to waive Haiti's foreign debt while building a more, just sustainable future for the country.