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.  

Four years after the earthquake, Habitat has helped more than 50,000 families in Haiti. Many more families are still desperately in need of support. Today, approximately 172,000 survivors remain homeless.

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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.