Five years after a devastating earthquake killed more than 100,000 people in Haiti, uprooted many more and prompted a massive international relief effort that continues to this day, is the Caribbean nation better prepared for disaster?
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“I think we are definitely better off now, five years after — progress has been made, roads have been built, buildings have been reconstructed, agricultural production has progressed,” said Jean Robert Estime, chief of party for Chemonics International’s Watershed Initiative for National Natural Environmental Resources, a project supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development, told Devex in a video interview.
Watch above to hear Estime’s take on development in Haiti and how we can better prepare for future disasters.
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