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

Haiti earthquake

On Jan. 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Port-au-Prince, Haiti
More than 1.5 million people were left homeless. Approximately 105,000 homes were destroyed and another 85,000 homes were damaged.

According to the International Organization for Migration, as of December 2014, an estimated 21,218 households, or 79,397 people, remain homeless in 105 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.