NGO Official Examines Effectiveness Of U.S. Aid In Post-Earthquake Haiti

Devex: 4 myths about U.S. aid to Haiti
Rhett Gurian, senior vice president of Chemonics International’s Haiti and West Africa Division

“Few areas of international aid have attracted as much criticism in the United States as post-earthquake Haiti. Four years since the earthquake killed thousands of people and displaced millions, no one denies that Haiti is still in need of significant development assistance — but does this mean that U.S. efforts to date have been ineffective? … Public conversations would be enriched by more insight from the Haitian and international staff who actually led our efforts…” (5/13).