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BBC News – Haiti marks devastating earthquake anniversary


_72235139_72235138At least 1.5 million people were left homeless, in a country with a population of about 10 million.

Four years after the quake, signs of destruction are still everywhere.

Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, has struggled to rebuild its infrastructure, despite millions of dollars in aid pouring into the country.

President Martelly said a year ago that only a third of the money pledged after the 2010 earthquake had actually been delivered.

\”Where has the money given to Haiti after the earthquake gone?\” asked Mr Martelly.

\”Most of the aid was used by non-governmental agencies for emergency operations, not for the reconstruction of Haiti.\” via BBC News

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