Today we can make a difference in Haiti once again. Following the earthquake pledges of aid and reconstruction assistance poured in from around the globe. But to date, only 4 countries have delivered on those commitments and it's time to hold the others to account.
As Haiti rebuilds from this disaster, ONE is calling for the immediate cancellation of Haiti's $1 billion debt and ensure that any new assistance is provided in the form of grants, not debt-incurring loans.
The mapping team at InterAction reflect on the earthquake in Haiti on its two year anniversary. We have all seen the statistics: over 1.5 million people displaced and 230,000 lives claimed. The January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti was the second deadliest on record in the last decade ... More
It’s been one year since my family survived the devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti. Since I shared so much of their story with you last year, I wanted to send you a quick update on how they’re doing and what things are like on the ground.<embed ... More
In Port-au-Prince, every moment of every day is marked by the 12 January earthquake. Even 6 months on, just the act of driving through the Haitian capital can be a trial. In some neighbourhoods, rubble from countless destroyed buildings still lies strewn across the roads and pavements.At times, cars ... More
Earlier this month, former US President Bill Clinton made headlines around the world when he announced that 6 months after Haiti’s devastating Earthquake, only 10% of pledged reconstruction assistance to the country has been delivered.According to Clinton, co-chair of Haiti’s Interim Recovery Commission, only 4 countries have ... More
As a Haitian living in Canada, my heart was broken after Haiti’s devastating earthquake on January 12. Although all of my family survived, I lost friends and so much of my country was destroyed. I was devastated and felt powerless to help.Less than a month later, I had ... More
You may have heard of Jeremy Cowart—photographer and ONE friend—has been capturing the situation in Haiti through his camera lens.Since the earthquake hit in January, he’s been asking Haitians directly “How are you feeling” and “What do you have to say about all of this?” And ... More
ONE is calling on global creditors to immediately cancel Haiti's $1 billion debt and help give the earthquake-stricken country a fresh start by ensuring that new aid comes in the form of grants, not debt-incurring loans.