Disaster & Rebuilding in Haiti
One year later
Haiti One Year Later | January 14, 2011
Please save the evening of January 14th, 2011 hosted by Partners In Health to commemorate the year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated our beloved Haiti. This event will take place in Boston and streamed live on the web.
We hope you will join us in remembering those who lost their lives and in honoring those unsung heroes who have worked tirelessly to rebuild their country. This day will be a time to reflect on all that we have accomplished together over the last year, while also mobilizing around all that is left to be done.
Ways to participate
Join PIH in Boston
January 14, 2011, 6:00 p.m. at John Hancock Hall in Boston, MA.
A special event, free and open to the public.
Watch the webcast
Stand in solidarity with Haiti
Consider how your school or community can join PIH in reflection on January 14. Sign-up for more information.
Share your reflection
Participate in the Kenbe Fem Project
The commemoration is an opportunity for remembrance, reflection, and recognition. Join us in participating in The Kenbe Fèm Project. Learn more.
News & Governmental Response
Importance of Learning About Haiti
TransAfrica founder Randall Robinson, author of An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President: "We need to be told the whole story of these wonderful, resilient, courageous and industrious people." (Full transcript.)
How to Help
Democracy Now! Haiti Cholera Outbreak Reaches Port-au-Prince, Congress Continues to Block Release of Aid Funds (November 11, 2010) In Haiti, a cholera outbreak has reached the capital Port-au-Prince, where more than a million people are still homeless and living in crowded tent cities following January’s deadly earthquake. Meanwhile in Washington, Congress has put up another obstacle to delivering the $1.15 billion in reconstruction money it promised to Haiti back in March.
Organizations Providing Help - Needing Donations and/or Volunteers
For putting events into
context and for researching background, we recommend the following sources. (See also Books and Videos on Haiti page.)
- Last Updated: Jan 3, 2023 8:25 AM
- URL: https://guides.library.umass.edu/haiti
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