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Seven Years after the Earthquake

Press Contact: Nicole Phillips, Staff Attorney, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) [email protected] (510) 715-2855

Seven Years after the Earthquake: Haiti in an unprecedented humanitarian, food, and climate crisis

(Click here to see all the sponsoring organizations: HAWG Press Release 2 12 2017 – FINAL)

January 12, 2017 – Washington, DC – On the seventh anniversary of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince, human rights groups, faith-based organizations, policy institutes and humanitarian organizations would like to honor those who lost their lives in the earthquake, as well as those who lost their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Read More

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Update Pt. 2: Cholera plan at the UN

“On August 19th, the Secretary-General announced a new approach to cholera in Haiti. The Secretary-General is actively working to develop a proposal on material assistance and support to those most directly affected by the cholera epidemic. At the same time, the UN, in partnership with the Haitian Government, is intensifying its support to treating and reducing cholera, and ultimately ending the transmission of the disease. Read More

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A Statement of Solidarity to the People of Nepal

 

The Haiti Advocacy Working Group extends a message of condolence to the people of Nepal as they observe the first year commemoration of the April 25, 2015 earthquake. One year ago today, 8,700 lives were lost, more than 800,000 homes destroyed and countless livelihoods destroyed after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal. Read More

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Meet Jasmine Noel, The HAWG’s First Intern

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My name is Jasmine Noel and I am the Haiti Advocacy Working Group’s intern for the spring semester. I am a graduate student at The George Washington University studying International Affairs at the Elliott School. Throughout my internship, I will be sharing some of my blog posts with you on key issues facing Haiti. Read More

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Members of the HAWG on the Sixth Anniversary of the Haitian Earthquake

PRESS RELEASE: January 11th, 2016
CONTACT PERSON: CHARISSA ZEHR: 202-544-6564
Members of the HAWG on the Sixth Anniversary of the Haitian Earthquake

MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE

“On this important date in Haiti’s collective memory, we at Mennonite Central Committee pause to remember those who lost so much owing to the earthquake and reaffirm our decades-long commitment to Haitian-led relief, development, and peacebuilding work.

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Renewing our commitment, faith and hope for a just recovery in Haiti

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Moderator:        Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver, Congressional Black Caucus

Speakers:           Rev. Dr. John McCollough, Church World Service
                               Dr. Sayyid Syeed, Islamic Society of North America 
                               Ian Schwab, American Jewish World Service
                               Fr. Gabriel Lormeus, St. Mary’s Haitian American Catholic Church

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HAWG 2 Year Recommendations

HAWG & Haitian & Diaspora Partners meeting with Haiti Program Heads for USAID, US State Dept & CDC

Haiti Advocacy Working Group 2 Year Recommendations

HAWG | Passage of the Assessing Progress in Haiti Act

HAWG | Gender-Based Violence in Haiti

HAWG | Land and Housing

HAWG | Procurement

HAWG | International Financial Institutions

HAWG | Civil Society Consultation Key Principles and Best Practices

HAWG | US Government Aid to Haiti Reporting Recommendations Read More