Haiti: One Year Later

18 January 2011
Children receive school lunch as part of the World Food Programme's efforts to encourage school attendance and nutrition among children. [Photo: WFP]
A 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, affecting 3 million people. In Port-au-Prince 2.8 million people affected; in Léogane / Gressier 70% of homes destroyed or damaged. Response activitie

The crisis at a glance

A 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, affecting 3 million people.

Launch of Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia Appeals

1 February 2011
Liberia: Ivorian refugees/Dulay village/NFI distribution. Sani Gbale, a widow responsible for a household of five people, received an aid package from UNHCR and now has sleeping mats, blankets, kitchen sets and other basic household items for her family. Credti: UNHCR/F. Lejeune-Kaba/6 Jan 2011
An Appeal for US$32.7 million was launched on 18 January to meet an increase in humanitarian needs in Cote d'Ivoire and neighbouring countries should the crisis worsen.

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