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Press release – Four years on from the Haiti earthquake: The EU’s response


EU aid reaches one Haitian in every two.

The EU has provided €883 m for Haiti between 2008 and 2013. Since 2010, the EU has committed €570 million for financing projects in a number of priority areas, such as supporting the State\’s budget, rehabilitation of roads, agriculture, education, human rights, food security, electoral assistance and support to trade.

As well as providing humanitarian and development aid, the EU and Haiti are engaged in a regular political dialogue aimed at advancing democracy, human rights, the rule of law, security and regional cooperation.

The EU has been a partner of Haiti since 1989, when the country joined the African, Caribbean and Pacific (or ACP) group of countries. This partnership was renewed as part of the Cotonou Agreement, which was concluded in 2000. via  The EU’s response

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