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by Martin on SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 in DISASTER RELIEF

With Hurricane Isaac recently causing havoc in Haiti, it is a good time to reflect that even when Haiti is not in the news for storms or earthquakes, FH is active behind-the-scenes helping local leaders create healthy and disaster-resilient communities. One of these cases is Belladere, a town close to the border of the Dominican Republic. It’s densely populated and poor, and only about half the inhabitants get a school education.

10 Aug 2011 description
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I always sort of had an idea that women and girls living in extreme poverty suffered a bit more than men from disasters like war, a flood, an earthquake or a drought -- it just seems logical, if you think about it. But I had no idea how much more acutely they feel pain from these events until I started to research it.

26 Jan 2011 description
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Rebuilding Haiti

This past year showed many hardships in Haiti.

January 12 marks the one year anniversary of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake that killed 230,000 people and left 1 million people homeless. With cholera outbreaks and political riots, Haitians suffered loss in 2010 on multiple levels.

Haiti also experienced recovery and renewed hope. Motivated by Christ's love for the vulnerable, Food for the Hungry created programs to assist Haitians in rebuilding their lives and create dreams for 2011.

14 Jul 2010 description
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January 12, 2010 was a day when the world turned its attention to Haiti. A powerful earthquake rocked the country's capital Port au Prince, killing an estimated 230,000 people. More than 300,000 had been injured and over 1 million made homeless.