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Haiti Earthquake Response

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We need your support to save lives

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, August 14, 2021, causing severe damage in at least two cities with probable “high casualties,” according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  

While World Vision has worked to improve the lives of children in Haiti for 30 years, our programmes aren’t near the southern quake-hit zones. However, we’re assessing needs in the affected regions and stand ready to coordinate with partner organisations to help families.

The need is enormous and we need your support to help children and families in Haiti. Help provide immediate emergency relief to those affected.

 

Impact of the crisis

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on August 14, 2021.
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on August 14, 2021. It was stronger than the magnitude 7.0 quake that devastated the country in 2010.
We are deeply concerned about the devastation that this earthquake causes in a country already hit by extreme poverty social and political unrest.

How you can help

World Vision has pre-positioned supplies to provide immediate humanitarian aid to 6,000 people. We’ll mobilize our staff  to the affected area of Les Cayes, south of the capital Port-au-Prince, to accurately estimate damages and the needs of the most affected families. Your support will help provide:

In 2020, we assisted 27.1 million people through 66 emergency responses

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