The earthquake in 2010 had a devastating effect on Haiti, which was already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. However, slowly but surely, the country is rebuilding and moving on from this disaster.
Barriers to development include widespread poverty, environmental degradation, a weak government and deep levels of corruption, but the work of Christian Aid and its partners is making a real difference to the lives of poor Haitians. Haiti is vulnerable to global food price rises as it is largely dependent on imported food. That is why supporting Haitian producers is a key part of Christian Aid’s work here.
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