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How were the impacts managed in Haiti? Learning objective: To explain the management strategies employed after the Haiti earthquake
Learning outcomes: All pupils will be able to describe the different types of aid given to Haiti Most pupils will be able to explain the short and long term aid in Haiti. Some pupils will be able to evaluate the problems of the aid effort in Haiti.
What is Aid? Short term aid: help given to an area immediately after the disaster (hours, days) Long term aid: help given in the following weeks months, years.
The Haiti Aid Effort The international community gave £6.5billion in short and long term aid to Haiti after the earthquake. This came from a variety of places including: World Bank (they also stopped the debt repayments Haiti had to pay back for the next 5 years) Individual Governments including, UK, USA, Brazil, Spain, Canada, France Non- Governmental organisations (NGO’s-charities e.g. Oxfam, Red Cross
What was the best form of aid given to Haiti? 1.Short term: Food packages and the set up of basic shelter tents 2.Long term: Improvements in schools, building designs, access to medical services. Explain your choice
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