72.1% of the population live on less than $2 a day HAITI FACTS
WHAT INFLUENCE DO WE HAVE AS COMMUNITY LEADERS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE COMMUNITIES WE LIVE AND WORK WITH. EXAMPLES...
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Haiti Earthquake Reconstruction
<ul><li>Long Term Reconstruction </li></ul><ul><li>Set up Community Resource Centers to bring architecture and building services to folks on the ground. </li></ul><ul><li>Translate and distribute our Rebuilding 101 manual. Originally developed after Hurricane Katrina, it was widely used in the rebuilding process </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt, translate, and distribute a Earthquake Resistant Housing Manual for local NGOs and community groups </li></ul><ul><li>Provide architectural and construction professionals to develop and build community facilities </li></ul>
The Reality Pre-Planning Assessments and Damage Analysis (underway, will run for year) Establish Community Resources Center and Reconstruction Studio (Week 6 – Month 3) Sorting out Land Tenure and Building Ownership (Month 6-Year 5) Transitional Shelters, Health Clinics, and Community Structures (Month 6 to Year 2) Schools, Hospitals and Civic Structures (Month 9 to Year 3) Permanent Housing (Year 1 to Year 5)
GET INVOLVED : VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME : LEAD A COMMUNITY PROJECT : BECOME A COMMUNITY LEADER : SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL NONPROFITS : DONATE TO A WORTHY CAUSE : PUT $20 IN THE JAR FOR HAITI : DRINK : SHOP : EAT : LOCAL HELP US SUSTAIN OUR COMMUNITIES : WHAT CAN YOU DO?