Help Haiti in a time of urgent need.
What you need to know
The immediate impact of this earthquake was devastating, resulting in over 2,200 deaths and 12,300 injuries, major infrastructure damage and re-traumatization for the many who experienced the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Over 17,000 Compassion-assisted children live in the affected area. Approximately 14,000 of those children are directly impacted. Houses, roads, businesses, churches and government buildings have been damaged or destroyed, including:
- the homes of 12,000 Compassion children, 5,000 of which were completely destroyed,
- buildings at 46 Compassion child development centres, 15 of which were completely destroyed.
We have created a page where you can get the most up-to-date info from Haiti. Visit it here.
Please note: If the child you sponsor has been directly affected by this earthquake, we will contact you as we have more information.