UN Seeks Help for Haiti Schools

The United Nations has appealed for international help to rebuild schools and train teachers in Haiti, where much of the education infrastructure was damaged when a 7.0-magnitude quake struck Jan. 12. Now providing office space for the Haitian Ministry of Education, UNESCO has so far received a USD400,000 donation from Brazil and contributions from Bulgaria, Israel and the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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  • Tarra Quismundo

    Tarra Quismundo joined Devex Manila as a staff writer in October 2009 after more than six years of working as a reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, a nationwide daily, for which she covered major breaking news in politics, military, police and international affairs. Tarra's Devex News coverage focuses on key Asian donors and top aid officials around the globe.