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Aid community marks three years since Haiti quake

Aid community marks three years since Haiti quake

Jan 12, 2013

While the effects of Haiti's devastating earthquake are still being felt, pockets of progress provide cause for optimism, according to this podcast.

Award-winning documentary series launches new season with profile of ACT member

Award-winning documentary series launches new season with profile of ACT member

Jan 09, 2013

A profile of Church World Service kicks off the 18th season of a popular U.S. documentary series and features an interview with ACT governing board member, Donna Derr.

Haiti: development must work for everyone

Haiti: development must work for everyone

Feb 08, 2012

Two years on, The UCC remains committed to working with ACT and local partners to build strong communities

Hot lunch in Haiti: reducing hunger, enhancing learning

Hot lunch in Haiti: reducing hunger, enhancing learning

Jan 13, 2012

ACT members join forces to feed and improve learning for 8,000 students every day

Haiti: hope for the schools

Haiti: hope for the schools

Mar 21, 2011

4000 schools were destroyed in the earthquake in Haiti. ACT member Finn Church Aid is helping to rebuild them

Haiti: housing programme

Haiti: housing programme

Jan 11, 2011

ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe has built some 600 houses for people who lost houses in the Haiti earthquake

Haiti: health for all

Haiti: health for all

Jan 11, 2011

ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe has built four health centres in Bainet and is leading the reconstruction of the hospital there

Haiti: building hope through homes

Haiti: building hope through homes

Jan 07, 2011

Video on the house building programme of ACT member CRWRC in Haiti after the earthquake

Madame Guirlenes story, subtitled

Madame Guirlenes story, subtitled

Nov 19, 2010

An interview from Haiti with earthquake survivor Madame Guirlenes, with subtitles

Haiti earthquake response: six month update

Haiti earthquake response: six month update

Sep 08, 2010

Video update from ACT member CRWRC, six months after the earthquake in Haiti

Haiti earthquake: ACT Alliance at work

Haiti earthquake: ACT Alliance at work

Feb 15, 2010

Paul Jeffrey's eye-witness account from the first few days after the earthquake

Haiti: one month later

Haiti: one month later

Feb 15, 2010

Tens of thousands gather in Haiti to share their grief

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About Haiti
  • Capital: Port-au-Prince
  • Area: 27,750 sq km (10,714 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Creole, French
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 59 years (men), 63 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 gourde = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Light manufactures, coffee, oils, mangoes
  • GNI per capita: US $660 (World Bank, 2008)