Haiti to receive €30m funding from charities

Almost €30 million in funds raised in Ireland by charities following the Haiti earthquake last year will continue to be invested there over the coming years.

15th January, 2011

Almost €30 million in funds raised in Ireland by charities following the Haiti earthquake last year will continue to be invested there over the coming years.

Irish charities have also raised significant sums through their international arms, and have received contracts or funding from the EU and UN to provide health programmes, shelter and other aid in the Caribbean country.

Concern, which raised €33.7 million for the disaster-hit region, has worked in Haiti since 1994.The...

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