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About Habitat for Humanity's Disaster Response

Haiti earthquakeSupporting those affected by disasters requires immediate action. The need for quality shelter and housing remains for months and years.

Our response to disasters

  • Focus on the housing needs that arise from natural disasters and humanitarian emergency conflicts.
  • Use integrated approaches that revolve around sustainable shelter and housing solutions.
  • Offer expertise in technical information; program design and implementation; and disaster response policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Provide support and informational resources to help communities in disaster-prone areas protect themselves against future threats.

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