Haiti recovery effort ‘underfunded’


Demonstrators carrying signs that read "No Reconstruction without Decentralization" march on the streets of Port-au-Prince to demand reconstruction of housing in areas affected by the 2010 earthquake. Photograph: Swoan Parker/Reuters

…Gary Shaye, Save the Children’s country director in Haiti, said: “While we see signs of change in Haiti, there are still approximately 500,000 people living in makeshift tents.

“Children living in these conditions are extremely vulnerable to events such as hurricanes and outbreaks of diseases. Only six months from the next hurricane season, a long-term solution needs to be found before another emergency occurs.”…
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0112/breaking20.html


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