CARE provides water, food and relief to Haiti

by CARE
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Summary

CARE's inital focus will be on food, clean water and shelter. Once we are able to provide immediate relief we will concentrate on longer-term rehabilitation.
$73,440
total raised
582
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

The priority at the moment is water. As part of our initial response, CARE plans to distribute 600,000 water purification tablets and 60,000 meals. Our focus will be on the most vulnerable- women and girls. From CARE's experience in other emergencies, we know mothers with infants and pregnant women will need special supplies and health care, so this will also be a focus of our immediate response.

Solution

Water is the priority at the moment. However, as in all disasters, the immediate needs will also involve shelter, food and medical aid, as well as sanitation and other waste management solutions.

Long-Term Impact

Assist residents of the Western Hemisphere's poorest country as they struggle to recover from this devastating natural disaster.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.care.org
PBS NewsHour interview with CARE President & CEO
CARE's website
CARE on Facebook

Organization Information

CARE

Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.care.org
Project Leader:
Justine Miley
Associate Director of Development
Washington, DC United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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