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Haiti earthquake 2010

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Four years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti causing huge devastation, the British Red Cross continues to help rebuild lives. The focus for the last three years has been on recovery in Delmas 19, a densely populated suburb of the capital Port-au-Prince. With the help of the community, the Red Cross has completed several significant projects within Delmas 19. Click on the interactive map to learn more.

Interactive map

A satellite image of Delmas 19, Port-au-Prince

Click on the map to read, see and listen to some of the stories from the suburb of Delmas 19.

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Community regeneration

People working to clear the canal

Find out about our recovery work in Delmas 19 and our ongoing projects.

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Cholera in Haiti

Haiti child with cholera being treated

In just over three years, cholera has killed 8,505 people in Haiti. Find out how the Red Cross is working to eradicate the disease.

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Haiti earthquake facts

Haiti four year infographic

The Haiti earthquake affected 3.5 million people. Here's a look at some of the key facts and figures four years later.

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The people we are helping

Arriving in Haiti two months after the earthquake, Mark South was prepared for the worst. But amid the devastation, he found Haitians trying to rebuild their lives.

A new bakery has opened in a Port-au-Prince community thanks to a Red Cross finance scheme and the efforts of local people.

Johnny dug drainage canals in Haiti’s Automeca camp where he helped people keep healthy and fight off cholera.

Ambroise Abrogo, 19, was out on the streets with his friends about to go and play football when the Haiti earthquake struck.

A new market place, built by the Red Cross, is one of the best things Josette has seen since an earthquake devastated her neighbourhood.

After giving birth during an earthquake in which she lost everything, Luciana struggled to survive but with Red Cross support she is now thriving.


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