Haiti

Two Years After: Successes, Challenges and Priorities

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This report looks at how Plan has been helping children and families affetced by the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on 12 January 2010, as well as the challenges faced and priorities going forward.

Over the last 2 years we have achieved a number of successes which include helping 31,000 children return to school, providing livelihood support to 36,000 people and reaching more than 400,000 people with our emergency cholera response work.

Future focus

Plan will now focus on the following 3 areas:

  • safe, quality education and opportunities for young people

  • full social participation for Haitian girls - this includes campaigns targeting education, gender based violence, youth pregnancy and work rights

  • birth registration – to enable young people to participate and benefit from services such as education, as well as helping to reduce child trafficking and tackle child abuse.