To hear some people talk you would think that Haiti and Port au Prince are one in the same. Of course, this line of thinking doesn’t make a lot of sense because “Haiti is a country” and “Port au Prince is a city.” For a variety of reasons, almost all involving economics, Haiti evolution as
World estimates prior to Haiti’s devastating earthquake indicated more than 1/3 the population lived in or around the Port-au-Prince (PaP). Because the earthquake was centered so close to the capital city, the destructive impact to Haitian people was magnified with over 300,000 losing their lives and more than 1.5 million people left homeless. Many authorities
Yesterday’s New York Times story “In Haiti, Rising Call for Displaced To Go Away ” makes clear the potential consequences of a recovery effort that has been maddeningly slow to address the 1.3 million displaced Haitians following last January’s earthquake. It appears what is beginning to occur here points to a lack of focus on
It is the mission of Haiti Recovery & Development Company, LLC (HR&DC) to assist with the creation of an economic engine whereby self-reliance is ultimately possible for Haiti and its people. We are committed to the creation, implementation and management of a comprehensive recovery and development program, (Haiti’s version of The Marshall Plan). Through strategic
Tampa Tribune Published: April 4, 2010 This an article written by Haiti Recovery and Development Company Founder, Jim Lange, is commentary on what is needed Haiti to pull the people from the depths of despair. http://www2.tbo.com/content/2010/apr/04/co-where-is-haitis-marshall-plan/news-opinion-commentary/
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