CWR-Habitat Building New Homes in Haiti

Post a Comment » Written on June 23rd, 2011     
Filed under: Disaster Relief
LEOGANE, HAITI (June 22, 2011) – Covenant World Relief and Habitat for Humanity have entered into an agreement that will fund new houses here for families of this city left homeless by the devastating earthquake in January 2010.

Léogâne was the quake’s epicenter and more than 90 percent of the city was flattened, leaving the more than 120,000 residents homeless. The problem of homelessness was further exacerbated by the unfulfilled need for clean water and proper sanitation, leading to even more disease and death.

The project will provide upgradable shelters for 450 families. It will do more than build new homes – it also will create jobs and provide training…read more


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