Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Haiti, one year later

It's been a year since Haiti experienced the devastating earthquake that killed 300,000 people, left 1.3 million homeless, destroyed much of the capital Port-au-Prince and left an already poor country in an even greater state of vulnerability.

The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace reports on the outpouring of generosity from the Canadian public who donated $20 million towards its emergency appeal for Haiti.

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