The United Nations Development Program is exploring more areas where the agency can support Haiti as it recovers from the Jan. 12 earthquake. The agency is coordinating a cash-for-work scheme that allows Haitians to earn around USD4.50 for every six hours of work. It now hopes to provide help in restoring capacity to deliver justice and security services in the Caribbean nation.
“Problems with land and properties titles and adoption processes will increase with the loss of documentation, human and material resources to deal with those matters,” UNDP Country Director Eric Overvest said in a news release. “A new generation of judges and justice auxiliaries will receive training to meet demand.”