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The Haiti EarthquakeInside HumanitarianismInside the Documentary

Major Players

Who are the major players in Haiti after the quake? Hundreds of relief organizations, national governments, and individual groups sent representatives to Haiti as part of the humanitarian response to the January earthquake.

This interactive roster will give you a sense of some of the major organizations on the ground, their role, and how their impact has been felt in Haiti.

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Did we miss a “major player” in Haiti? Who would you nominate to the list? Leave your answers in the comments, below.

January 11, 2011
1:28 pm

I would definitely have Mission Aviation Fellowship in there as a major player. They have worked in Haiti for 25 years and support many of the above listed organizations, making the work they do easier.

Lydia Zaslow
September 4, 2011
9:54 pm

Israel had a huge presence in the relief for Haiti it is surprising that it has gone unnoticed.
“Despite the massive international presence, the Israelis currently have the only fully equipped, fully functioning hospital in Haiti. In its first week of operation, it has already treated thousands of victims of the Port-au-Prince earthquake, and delivered several more children, while IDF search teams have succeeded in rescuing two Haitians from under the destroyed buildings.”
“The two El Al planes which left Ben Gurion Airport last Thursday morning contained the entire equipment of the IDF’s airborne field hospital unit and 221 personnel, including 40 doctors, 24 nurses and 20 paramedics.” The Jewish Chronicle


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