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2010 Haiti earthquake

On January 12th 2010, Haiti was struck by an earthquake. Both the immediate and the long-term effects were enormous. CBM, with 30 years of experience in the country, was involved in the initial emergency phase and is continuing to support partners as they rebuild for the future.

Haiti - five years on

CBM commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake which struck on 12 January 2010


Inclusion of people in Haiti

Our advocacy project is making the inclusion of people with disabilities a reality in Haiti, especially after the earthquake


Interview with our accessibility expert in Haiti

To mark the 5th anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, we speak with Alexis Joseph, one of our accessibility experts


Wilguy's story

Wilguy became paralysed after the earthquake in Haiti, but that hasn't stopped him from chasing his dreams


Post-earthquake rehabilitation response in Haiti

A recent study has shown that CBM and partners are playing a crucial role in capacity development of the Haitian rehabilitation sector


Haiti two years later - CBM engagement continues

CBM working with the local organisations to build expertise and independence two years after the 2010 earthquake


CBM helps prevent spread of cholera in Haiti

CBM Haiti has distributed 12,000 cholera prevention kits and conducted public education on proper hygiene practicies to help prevent the spread of cholera


Haitian football commemorates earthquake

Two teams of players with disabilities took to the field in a football match in Haiti to commemorate the 2010 earthquake


Haiti earthquake – Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to all your questions about the 2010 Haiti earthquake and CBM's response to it


Rodenson's story

A modern day story of a true hero who saved his sister and sacrificed his dream


Washline's story

A year ago Washline feared she might lose her left leg, today she is running and playing with her friends thanks to CBM


Haiti - One year later

The situation in Haiti, one year after the earthquake which struck on January 12, 2010


Sebastian's story

One year after a devastating earthquake claimed his right leg and the life of his mother, Sebastian's life is finally getting back on track


Haiti cholera outbreak

Health officials are responding to a cholera outbreak in Haiti - CBM has no programmes in the affected area and is monitoring the situation


'Antennas' in Haiti

CBM supports community based healthcare centres in Haiti that assist people with injuries and disabilities to receive the help they need


Haiti - six months on

On January 12, Haiti was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake. Since day one CBM has been helping those in need.


Catching up with Washline - Haiti six months on

Nine year old Washline suffered a broken femur during the earthquake, but now she is healthy and back in school


A sister's love – Haiti six months on

In the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake, ten-year old Fara has become the main care-giver to her three-year old brother Stefan


Haiti Earthquake - Salomon's Story

Salomon came to the Antenne Handicap with a leg wound. His whole body is covered with dirt and his clothes are muddy brown and tattered.


Haiti earthquake - Washline's story

Washline suffered a broken femur when a wall collapsed on her during the 2010 Haiti earthquake. She and her mother lost their house.


Haiti Earthquake - CBM in Port-au-Prince

CBM's Emergency response team reports from Port-au-Prince



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