Six Months after the earthquake in Haiti

This week it’s six months since the earthquake of 12th January 2010, when 300,000 people died and one and a half million people were made homeless.

Here’s one radio and one video piece recommended by readers of this blog, Ali and Aaron,  that ask  relevant questions like…

– Why with thousands of foreign NGOs in the country was Haiti a continuously failing state even before the earthquake?

– Six months after the earthquake, why has only 10% of the money promised by international donor governments reached Haiti?

Democracy Now! video piece                                                   

This American Life, radio article                                      

Interviews with audience members at HKKP film night at Tapis Vert camp in Cite Soleil, Port au Prince.  April 2010.

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