International Development And Relief: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Nearly a year after the massive earthquake in Haiti, challenges for the reconstruction effort continue. James Stairs checks in with the Canadian Red Cross in Jacmel.
Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. No matter where you were at that time last year, you probably saw some of the images coming out of the nation that day, as over 500,000 Haitians were either killed or injured and 1,000,000 people became homeless. 
Little known fact: Studies show that just $1 invested today in disaster risk reduction saves $4 or more in the future cost of relief and rehabilitation. 
Volunteers, doctors, midwives and traditional Bolivian practitioners work together to save lives in rural Bolivia.
Canadian volunteers bring solar-powered study lamps to their fellow students deep in the jungles of Costa Rica.
On January 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake left Haiti in ruins. Around the world, relief teams sprang into action. 
Five years ago, the tsunami took thousands of lives and changed Thailand forever. Finally, the tide is beginning to turn.
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