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Haiti: Since the devastating earthquake of 12 January 2010 that killed more than 200 000 people, damaged or destroyed more than 300,000 buildings and left 1.5 million people displaced from their homes, UNDP has been working with the Haitian government to help communities to rebuild, recover and become more resilient to future catastrophes. http://on.undp.org/ssSNc

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UNDP is still working to rebuild Haiti, three years after the devastating 2010 earthquake. For example, we have created 400,000 reconstruction jobs, 40 percent of them filled by women.

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Dance with JOY! Three years after the earthquake in Haiti, the CWS response is still going strong. 491 homes built. 2,804 people starting small businesses. Over 2 million in material aid delivered. CWS will stand with the people of Haiti as long as we're needed.

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Haiti -- UN peacekeepers from Paraguay and members of the Haitian Department of Civil Protection evacuate residents during a disaster response simulation on 9 July 2012. UNDP is working with the UN Mission and the Government to prepare Haiti for its next natural disaster. www.undp.org

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July 2012, Haiti -- UNDP works with the UN Mission in Haiti to help the Government there prepare for its next disaster. A member of the Haitian Department of Civil Protection registers evacuated residents at a school which serves as a shelter during a disaster response simulation on 9 July. www.undp.org

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CARE helped form a sexual and reproductive health education school club that empowers young girls to take control of their futures in Haiti.

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A baby is weighed in a sling-scale at a UNICEF-supported baby-friendly tent in Cité L’Eternel, a slum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Baby-friendly spaces offer nutrition counselling, food and medicine, and a safe place for mothers to breastfeed. © UNICEF/Roger LeMoyne http://www.unicef.org

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Haitian workers in a UN cash for work initiative pass rocks hand to hand along a line on the hilly outskirts of Port-au-Prince. By reinforcing deforested hills with stone walls they hope to prevent devastating floods. www.undp.org Photo: UN/Logan Abassi

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HIV testing in Haiti. A recent UNDP-supported report concludes that laws based on evidence and human rights strengthen the global AIDS response. Click through the photo to learn more. #globaldev www.undp.org Photo: UNDP

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Learn about a UNDP arts festival in Haiti that celebrates the singing and spoken word, part of a programme to commemorate the January 2010 earthquake while also looking to the future. http://www.ht.undp.org Photo: UNDP/S. Green

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A girl in the shanty town of Cité Soleil, Haiti, near Port-au-Prince, smiles after having struggled for a bucket of water. Cité Soileil, like the Haitian capital, has seen its water resources severely diminished in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake that struck the area on 12 January 2010. (15 January 2010, UN Photo/Logan Abassi)

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July 21: A young artist participates in our “No Violence” Children’s Workshop to end gender-based violence in Haiti. Photo: International Medical Corps Staff, Haiti 2011

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Haitian women walk past the exterior gate of the Court of Law Annex in Croix-des-Bouquets. UNDP, along with the Haitian Government, has created courthouse annexes in order to remedy the lack of access to legal recourse faced by many residents of remote areas. www.undp.org Photo: UN/Victoria Hazou

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Two and a half years ago, an earthquake decimated Haiti's cities and countryside. Today, thanks in part to UNDP's support and the hard work of the Haitian people, more than half of debris has been removed, more than 300,000 new jobs created and 5,000 Haitian people have been trained to rebuild their own homes. Learn more about UNDP's work: on.undp.org/Q2pLtw #globaldev

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A portrait of a girl during a food distribution by Peruvian UN peacekeepers in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. UN Photo/Marco Dormino

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Workers pass rocks hand to hand along a line. The UN mission in Haiti has employed 1,345 local residents of Port-au-Prince in a cash-for-work programme, building rock walls and planting vegetation as ways to save arable land and avoid flooding in lower areas. 3 May 2012. UN Photo/Logan Abassi

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Women in Production is an international trade fair promoting Haiti’s creative industries by providing a platform for Haitian women entrepreneurs and artisans to showcase and sell their products “Direct to Retail."

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Workers clear rubble manually in Nerette, Port-au-Prince, where heavy machinery cannot be used. UNDP continues to support the rebuilding and recovery process in Haiti. www.undp.org PHOTO: Andres Martinez Casares/UNDP

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Pregnant Women in Haiti Lack Care, Maternity Leave Options Read more: http://www.globalpressinstitute.org/global-news/americas/haiti/pregnant-women-haiti-lack-care-maternity-leave-options#ixzz1tA0j0TTY

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Two years after the quake in Haiti

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A Haitian man drives a "tap tap" (an independently operated taxi) in Port-au-Prince. Throughout all of its post-earthquake work in Haiti, UNDP has pursued a highly participatory approach, partnering with all levels of government in Haiti, international and local NGOs, local businesses and, last but not least, the people of Haiti. Photo: UNDP

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Students carry pine tree seedlings along a forest road to the field where they will be planted. To commemorate June 5th International Environment Day hundreds of students took part in a day of activities including the planting of several hundred trees in one of Haiti's last forests. Located nearly four hours drive from Port au Prince, The trees are being felled to make farmland and also charcoal for fuel and for sale. Photo: Logan Abassi (UN/MINUSTAH)

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Haiti has been experiencing a dramatic deterioration of its environment, including forest cover, since the early 60's. In this context, UNDP supports the efforts of the Ministry of the Environment, whose roadmap plans for an increase in forest cover of up to 5% in five years. Photo: Logan Abassi (UN/MINUSTAH)

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Police graduation in Haiti As part of capacity building of the government and the communities of Haiti, UNDP has contributed to the professionalisation of 2,700 people in areas critical for recovery and development. This includes vocational training for all judicial actors (judges, registrars, police officers). Photo: UNDP

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More than five million cubic metres of debris have been removed from the streets of Port-au-Prince and Léogâne, through a joint effort of the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and communications (MTPTC), the municipalities, UNDP, UNOPS, UN-Habitat, ILO and 50 national and international partners. Photo: UNDP

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