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Case study highlighting achievement and failures of the international response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. This presentation was given during Fordham University's "International Diploma on Humanitarian Assistance".
<b>Location</b><p>Haiti is a small island located in the Caribbean, South East of the USA and East of Cuba. Its capital city is Port-au-Prince.<p>Image courtesy …Natural Disasters
The EU gave $330 million and the World Bank waived the countries debt repayments for 5 years.<p>The Senegalese offered land in Senegal to any Haïtians …Dominican Republic
The <b>2010 Haiti earthquake</b> (French: <i>Séisme de 2010 à Haïti</i>; Haitian Creole: <i>Tranblemanntè 12 janvye 2010 nan peyi Ayiti</i>) was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 …
Case study: earthquake<p>Haiti is part of a large Caribbean island called Hispaniola. The Dominican Republic is located to the east of Haiti and covers over half of the island.<p>Cause of the earthquake<p>Haiti lies right on the [<b>boundary</b>: <i>The region where two or more tectonic plates meet. It is a zone of</i> …