Earthquake in Haiti Fact Sheet
In the months following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Oxfam's urgent mission has been to help the people of Port-au-Prince, and beyond, meet their basic needs—not only to ensure their survival but to uphold their dignity.
Since January 12, 2010, Haitians have confronted challenges of staggering proportion: loved ones lost, homes ruined, jobs gone. Their endurance has been extraordinary. Yet the Herculean task of recovery lies ahead—an undertaking that will require a degree of political will and sustained global support perhaps never seen before. Read our fact sheet to find out more about the current situation in Haiti, get an update on Oxfam's recovery efforts, and learn what lies ahead for the country's reconstruction.