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11 Jan 2012 description
report ActionAid

Two years on from the devastating earthquake which killed over 220,000 people and left a further 1.5 million homeless, huge challenges remain, not least the issue of how to rehome the 600,000 or so people who are still living in tents throughout Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas.

Immediate response

03 Jan 2012 description

Using DEC funds our member agencies have provided assistance to over 1.8million earthquake survivors in Haiti.

26 Oct 2010 description
report ActionAid

El director de ActionAid en Haití, Jean Claude Fignolé, asegura que "la situación sanitaria y la provisión de agua en los campos de refugiados es muy precaria", por lo que la Organización ha comenzado a distribuir entre la población pastillas potabilizadoras, cloro en polvo y suero para que puedan tener acceso a agua segura. La epidemia ya ha dejado 253 personas fallecidas y 3.115 hospitalizadas en los departamentos del centro del país y de Artibonite.

15 Jan 2010 description
report ActionAid

Survivors of the Haiti earthquake will be at risk of disease unless the tens of thousands of victims' bodies are cleaned up, international aid agency ActionAid warned today.

The agency said the severity of the quake had made work very difficult and urged the international community to get as much aid to Haiti as possible in the coming days.

Jean-Claude Fignole, ActionAid's Haiti country director, said: "Haiti needs a massive clean-up operation. There are bodies everywhere, and hundreds of thousands of survivors are living in very close proximity to the dead.