Image of the day

 

A child sleeps peacefully on the floor of a newly constructed house in one of the areas badly damaged by the January 2010 earthquake.

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Child asleep, Port au Prince, Haiti.  Oxfam, 2010.

Haven, an Irish NGO working on building sustainable communities in Haiti is pioneering using rubble from the earthquake to build new houses.  Wire Gabion baskets are filled with rubble to provide new walls which are designed to withstand future quake event.

To learn more about Haven's work go to:

www.havenpartnership.com

To see what Oxfam are doing in Haiti go to:

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/what-we-do/countries-we-work-in/haiti