Building homes and hope in Haiti: Four years into the recovery

Haiti earthquake

On Jan. 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Port-au-Prince, Haiti
More than 2 million people were affected. Nearly 190,000 houses were damaged and 105,000 were completely destroyed.

According to the International Organization for Migration, as of June 2014, an estimated 28,134 households, or 103,565 internally displaced persons, remain in 172 camps scattered throughout metropolitan Port-au-Prince and the region.

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Haiti Land Manual


A How-to Guide for the Legal Sale of Property in Haiti
Land access, land reform and land systems continue to hamper Haiti’s recovery. This is why we have helped create the Haiti Property Law Working Group to advocate for land issues.

The Haiti Land Transaction manual is the first in a series of four publications that support the understanding, focus and capacity of Haiti to deal with long-standing land issues.