Two years ago this week, a massive earthquake struck Haiti, bringing death and destruction on an unimaginable scale. Many hundreds of thousands of Haitians lost their lives or suffered terrible injuries on January 12th, 2010. Those who survived faced an uncertain future without homes, livelihoods, protection, or the basic services needed to survive.
A safe space for teenage girls in Haiti
January 12, 2012 By
In Haiti, violence against women and girls has increased dramatically since the January 2010 earthquake. Along with our partner organizations in the Haiti Adolescent Girls Network, the IRC gives teenage girls safe places to go to talk with their peers and explore their feelings with trained counselors.
A look back at the IRC’s emergency response in Haiti
January 10, 2012 By
When the devastating earthquake struck Haiti on Jan.12, 2010, the IRC sent a team to Haiti that provided clean water, sanitation and health care to survivors, and addressed the special needs of women and girls. Two years later, the IRC continues to work in camps and neighborhoods that lack basic services, assisting Haitians who are struggling to get by as their country slowly recovers and rebuilds.
Singer, actor and IRC VoiceJencarlos Canela recently visited International Rescue Committee programs in Haiti that are helping those who lost homes and loved ones in the massive earthquake of January 2010. Jencarlos had the opportunity to meet hundreds of children and their families who are still displaced nearly two years after the disaster. (Posted January 6, 2012)
Luego de haber sido nombrado como La Voz del IRC (International Rescue Committee) el joven cantante y actor cubanomericano Jencarlos Canela viajó a Haití, como parte de su labor con esta importante organización, que entre otras cosas busca cubrir las necesidades básicas de las victimas de guerra y d
Luego de haber sido nombrado como La Voz del IRC (International Rescue Committee) el joven cantante y actor cubanomericano: Jencarlos Canela, viajó la semana pasada a Haití, como parte de su labor con esta importante organización, que entre otras cosas busca cubrir las necesidades básicas de las víc