Earthquake

The Girl Pulled from the Rubble: Bolivena's Story

 
Six-year-old Bolivena was trapped in her house during the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January 2010. The cement blocks that used to be the walls of her home now lay on her little body, crushing her pelvis. 
 

Hands on Haiti: Eight Years After the Earthquake

In 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. COTN was already serving in the Dominican Republic. The need was right on our doorstep.

This became the beginning of COTN–Haiti and COTN’s Hands on Haiti ministry.

Update: Haiti Five Years after the Earthquake

Today marks the fifth anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. The disaster killed tens of thousands of people, displaced more than 1 million, and wreaked havoc on Haiti’s infrastructure and economy. 

Three Years in Haiti: Your Impact in Photos

January 12, 2010 — A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Haiti, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne. "For one mintue, every person in Haiti believed in God," says Daniel Vallon, who survived the earthquake and is now working on staff with Children of the Nations (COTN) in Haiti.

 

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