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CECI in Haiti

March, 15 2010

In Haiti, our teams are hard at work since the day after the earthquake

> Haiti - First Response
While the Haitian people endured a nightmare and the rest of the world mobilized to come to the country's aid, CECI was already at work meeting the most pressing needs of victims of the earthquake that ravaged the country. > read more

> Haiti - Sustainable Assistance and Reconstruction
A month after the catastrophe that unleashed an unprecedented wave of solidarity, CECI in Haiti is continuing to distribute water, non-perishable food items, tents, first aid, and medical supplies. To date, 170,000 people have benefited. > read more

> Haiti Emergency assistance - Challenges and solutions
While a number of challenges remain in delivering aid to the earthquake victims of Haiti, CECI and our local and international partners are stepping up our relief efforts without cease. > read more

> Haïti: Aid expands
Montreal, Monday January 25, 2010 — Nearly two week after the earthquake ravaged Haiti’s capital and surrounding areas, thousands of families still sleep in makeshift shelters, without basic resources. > read more

> Haiti: A new way to show solidarity
MONTREAL, Jan. 22 - Despite the aftershocks that occurred on Wednesday and Thursday, the CECI teams are still providing aid to the survivors of Port-au-Prince without respite. Fortunately, the latest word is that all our staff members in the field are unharmed, and the damage is minimal. > read more

> A medical team of 27 Haitian-Canadians and 35 tons of supplies for the CECI's operations
MONTREAL, Jan. 20 /CNW Telbec/ - 8:30 a.m. - A team of 30 people, including 27 Haitian-Canadian health professionals, doctors and nurses, has just landed at Port-au-Prince. It will provide support to the medical teams that are already in action, treating > read more

> Distribution continues in Port au Prince - The CECI and its Haitian partners on the scene
MONTREAL, Jan. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - 8:00 a.m. - "It's incredible, the city is devastated, the people are facing indescribable risks!" cries out Philippe Fehmiu of Port au Prince. The 1.5 million homeless, equivalent to 1/3 the population of Montréal, are > read more

> CECI receives 5 tons of survival supplies for Haitian disaster victims
CECI has confirmed that 5 tons of survival supplies announced earlier by Canada's Minister of International Cooperation, Ms Bev Oda, have arrived at the Port-au-Prince airport. The CECI-Haiti team is currently unloading the materials from the plane and onto its trucks. Ms. Myriam Fehmiu reported live from the field that: "we have arrived safely, 19 palettes of supplies are on the airport tarmac and we are quickly loading them onto CECI trucks. > read more

> CECI and its partners begin to provide assistance
On the third day following the catastrophe that has struck Haiti, in a region where despair is setting in for victims and aid is difficult to provide, CECI and its partners are ready to implement phase one of humanitarian aid. > read more

> Port-au-Prince in the chaos and devastated
Montreal – January 13th. 2009, 9h30 – Despite the confusion, CECI and all its teams (over 150 people) are being mobilized to bring first aid to the population. Over 3 millions people are directly affected as almost all of over one floor buildings have fallen down. Entire families are under the rubbles. Searches have started. > read more

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