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Transitional shelter constructed at site of collapsed house  
   

Transitional shelter constructed at site of collapsed house

Haiti
Haiti update (stopover in Paris)

August 26th 2010
August saw Murray back in Haiti to check up on the progress of the relief and reconstruction projects. “We walk down the long winding slopes of Tom Gato in Leogane town in Haiti. On the way down the steep ridges, there is a clear picture of the effects of the January 12th earthquake. Landslides in the area caused devastation with many schools, homesteads, and buildings being destroyed. After ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Haiti » Port-au-Prince

Haitian Flag The native Arawak Amerindians - who inhabited the island of Hispaniola when it was discovered by Columbus in 1492 - were virtually annihilated by Spanish settlers within 25 years. In the early 17th century, the French established a presence on Hispan... ... read more
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