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13 Jan 2015 description

CONTACT:

Tom Price
Catholic Relief Services
410-951-7450
Cell 443-951-7245
tom.price@crs.org

St. Francois de Sales Hospital reopens as teaching facility

BALTIMORE, MD, January 12, 2015 – Five years after being devastated in Haiti’s horrific earthquake, St. Francois de Sales Hospital will celebrate its reopening this week at its original site in the heart of downtown Port-au-Prince.

12 Jan 2015 description

From Immediate Relief to Long-term Recovery

Five years ago, an earthquake destroyed much of Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. The morning after the quake, CRS staff members were aiding survivors.

Our long experience in the country, and hand-in-hand partnership with the Catholic Church in Haiti, enabled CRS to make great strides in the past 5 years: