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Action of the Month—July/August 2012
The USA has not kept its promises to Haiti.
Haiti needs our help!
Haiti was devastated by the January 2010 earthquake. More than two years
later, over two thirds of the labor force is unemployed, 54% of Haitians
live on less than $1 a day
What the USA did - and didn’t
After the 2010 earthquake, the USA committed $939.8 million in recovery
funding. We’ve only given 19 percent of this as of March 2012 (latest
Aid we did give often doesn’t
Too much of our aid is given to rich US corporations, with only a part ever
Some money is given to nonprofits, but is often poorly tracked.
What we need to do
We should keep our promise by end of 2012 - in ways benefit the people who
need it most - directly helping local communities and individuals in Haiti,
bypassing government bureaucracy and corruption.
sign the petition for the USA to keep its
promise to the Haitian people.
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