Reflection on the Fourth Anniversary of the 2010 Haitian Earthquake

Rapadoo Observateur

As the fourth anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti approaches, it’s important to remember both the progress the Caribbean nation has made and the fact that Haitians are still in need of humanitarian aid.

In 2013, SOS Children’s Villages worked harder than ever to provide children and families in Haiti with the support they need to overcome the lasting trauma of the earthquake. In September, SOS opened a new Children’s Village in Les Cayes, on the southern part of the island. Although there is still work to be done on the new Village in 2014, all of the essential SOS Children’s Villages programs are up and running. Family strengthening outreach, the Hermann Gmeiner School ( serving not only SOS children but impoverished children from around Les Cayes), and the SOS Social Center (which includes a free daycare) are all open and available to local members of the Les…

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