Rising violence, poverty and cholera epidemic: Haiti in the grip of a “humanitarian catastrophe”


In Haiti, following the catastrophic earthquake of August 2021 and due to the now endemic poverty, problems of crime on the streets and lack of access to basic services that generate poverty and hunger alternate.
The situation is even more catastrophic in the suburb of Citè Soleil, where the slum of Wharf Jérémie is located and where hunger is at dramatic levels, in a country at the “breaking point”.


Haiti: The deep wounds of a country that needs our help

Terremoto Haiti 2021

Sono 650.000 le persone che hanno bisogno di assistenza umanitaria di emergenza a seguito del terribile terremoto che due settimane fa ha colpito il Paese. Il popolo di Haiti necessità di servizi essenziali come acqua, cibo, servizi igienici, ma anche di protezione. Aiutaci a portare soccorso.


Haiti: the emergency following the earthquake

haiti emergenza

A devastating earthquake – with a magnitude of 7.2 – has hit Haiti. The earthquake took place 12 km northeast of Saint-Louis du Sud, in an area where for many years Cesvi has been fighting against famine and malnutrition with agricultural project, the construction of water supply systems and food security interventions. Our colleagues and […]