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20 Oct 2015 description

October 19, 2015, Rachel Pott in Innovations in Humanitarian Aid

We are in the midst of the largest international refugee crisis on record.

31 Jan 2012 description

On January 12, 2010, a massive earthquake devastated Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince, and much of the surrounding region. More than 250,000 people are believed to have died, and 1.36 million people were left in dire need of assistance. It was a grievous blow to a country already plagued by extreme poverty and political instability.

19 Jan 2010 description

OTTAWA - JANUARY 19, 2010 - One week after a devastating earthquake shattered Haiti, the HUMANITARIAN COALITION's member agencies released an update of the funds raised and the rescue and relief work done to date by their aid workers and issued an appeal for the continued generosity of Canadians.

"Canadians have answered the call for rescue in an extraordinary way, enabling the HUMANITARIAN COALITION to deliver emergency relief to thousands of needy Haitians," said Nicolas Moyer, Coordinator of the HUMANITARIAN COALITION.