Monday, March 8, 2010
CGI News: Responding to Haiti
When the earthquake struck Haiti, many CGI members were well positioned to help. Partners in Health immediately started providing medical care; OneXOne organized airlifts of aid; Inveneo and NetHope worked to set up communications equipment; and dozens of others mobilized relief efforts. Where do we go from here? We spoke with Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford about how to turn relief efforts into real reconstruction. In light of the recent earthquakes in Chile and Taiwan, his insights are more important than ever. Also, read about how other CGI members have responded to the Haitian earthquake's devastation.