World Vision earthquake relief
Emergency Relief
Helping affected families

World Vision is responding to the needs created by a devastating earthquake on Aug. 14, 2021 by providing life-sustaining assistance which addresses the basic needs and upholds the dignity of vulnerable children and their families. Our dedicated field staff ensure that vulnerable children are protected from physical and psychological harm with the support of their community, and supporting the sustained recovery and resilience of vulnerable children and their families.

Our Response

Haiti Earthquake Response

Early in the morning of 14 August 2021, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, causing hospitals, schools, and homes to collapse, claiming 2227 lives, and leaving communities in crisis. According to a recent UNICEF publication, about 1.2 million people, including 540,000 children, have been affected by the powerful earthquake. The earthquake occurred 13km southeast of Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, in the department of Nippes, about 125km west of the capital Port-au-Prince. 

Summary of earthquake impact
Summary of Earthquake Impact

 

Our response objectives

 

1. Provide life-sustaining assistance which addresses the basic needs and upholds the dignity of vulnerable children and their families.

2. Ensure that vulnerable children are protected from physical and psychological harm with the support of their community.

3. Support the sustained recovery and resilience of vulnerable children and their families.

Target beneficiaries per sectors

 

Programme Reach

as of Januray 2022

Summary of earthquake impact

 

Response area and targeted beneficiaries

 

Haiti Earthquake Response area