By Amedeo Max Bettauer, age 10 and IndyKids staff Tod Robbins, the founder of Utah Valley Mutual Aid, received a call from a woman speaking Spanish, a language he was rusty in and hadn’t practiced since college. But he knew from her voice that she was desperate. So he called Cesar, a Spanish-speaking volunteer within …
Five years after a 2010 earthquake, which killed 160,000 people and made 1.5 million more homeless, the Haitian people are still suffering.
On January 12, a powerful earthquake struck Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, near the capital city of Port-au-Prince. IndyKids provides a unique perspective on Haiti’s recovery.
The United States spends more on the war in Iraq each day than the aid the U.S. government has given to Haiti.
The U.S. military has sent in 15,000 troops to Haiti, but many organizations and governments say they have hurt, not helped, delivery of aid to people in need.
A report from the ground in Haiti, and a timeline of Haiti’s long history of foreign intervention.