On August 14, 2021, the Grand Sud departments of Haiti were hit hard by an earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale. More than 2,200 people died and nearly 13,000 were injured. Several infrastructures and 130,000 houses collapsed.
CECI was present from the first hours following the earthquake to help the victims:
Here is a summary of the intervention that was carried out in the days and months following the earthquake.