Haiti: Earthquake

A major 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on 14 August 2021, killing more than 2,000 people and causing widespread destruction to people's homes and infrastructure. The Haiti Red Cross Society responded rapidly to provide immediate humanitarian assistance to those affected. One year on, this Emergency Appeal is supporting the Haiti Red Cross response in their recovery and reconstruction phase—with a focus on shelter and essential household items, livelihoods support, health services, and rehabilitation of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems.

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