Concern’s Haiti contribution is almost €9 million

Concern has raised almost €9 million for relief efforts in Haiti in the four months since the earthquake hit, writes Michelle Devane.

8th May, 2010

The charity has received more than 50,000 donations through the post, its website and other means since the earthquake struck on January 12. An estimated 230,000 people died in the earthquake and a million people lost their homes, according to Concern.

Tom Arnold, chief executive of Concern, said the scale of devastation was of such a magnitude that Concern was still involved in intense relief efforts, such as delivery of drinking water, providing sanitation services, managing camps and...

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