Haiti

Hurricane Matthew: Support PCI’s Response

After Hurricane Matthew pummeled Haiti, PCI continues to work with our partners on the ground to provide desperately needed support. Your assistance will help provide critical emergency supplies, clean water, sanitation items, and emergency shelter in affected communities. PCI is also preparing to assist communities in the aftermath of the storm for reconstruction of safer, healthier, [...]

By | 2017-11-17T10:18:45+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Disaster Response, Haiti, Hardship|

Haiti Still Needs Our Help, Five Years After the Earthquake

Haiti was thrust into the international spotlight five years ago when a catastrophic earthquake demolished much of its capital city and the surrounding region. Rebuilding efforts are still ongoing and Beyonce has even joined in to help. She was there just days ago in an effort to bring renewed attention to the devastated country. But [...]

Haiti Earthquake: Five Years Later

Integrated Neighborhood Approach Hailed as Model for Disaster Response and Recovery PCI, in partnership with Global Communities, concluded two years of rebuilding the Port-Au-Prince, Haiti neighborhood of Ravine Pintade, greatly damaged by the 2010 earthquake. With technical input and funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), Global [...]

By | 2017-12-06T09:24:45+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Disaster Response, Haiti, Hardship|

From Haiti to Guatemala: Reducing Risk in Urban Communities

From 2010 to 2012, PCI and its partners transformed a downtown area of Port-au-Prince that was 70% destroyed by the 2010 earthquake into a safer and healthier neighborhood. Katye (“neighborhood” in Creole) greatly informed what is now more commonly referred to as the “Neighborhood Approach”— an approach to urban disaster response developed to engage a [...]

Building Haiti’s Disaster Resilience

By: Jenny Lei Ravelo A recent visit by top officials to Haiti produced no new pledges of funds for the ailing country, but the officials promised to support the government as it gears to build the country’s resilience amid a fast-approaching hurricane season. Members of the so-called “Political Champions for Disaster Resilience,” which include U.N. Development Program Administrator [...]

By | 2017-12-08T10:33:17+00:00 May 9th, 2013|Disaster Resiliency, Disaster Response, Haiti, Hardship|