Haiti Needs Help to Rebuild Infrastructure, Government System

International donors should help rebuild Haiti infrastructure in the months to come, but they should not provide false hope that foreign assistance alone will deliver the country from its fragile state, the Washington Post argues in a

. Donors should help safeguard the country's sovereignty since no amount of foreign assistance - no matter how well coordinated - will be successful if the Haitian government is not well-functioning, the newspaper further noted.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.