Updated August 17, 2021
On the morning of August 14, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, causing widespread destruction. The death toll is expected to continue to rise in the coming days. Haiti is still reeling from the recent assassination of President Jovenel Moïse on July 7. Rain from Tropical Storm Grace stands to hinder relief efforts with potential flooding and landslides. Many people will be completely exposed to the elements, with their homes destroyed or unsafe to take refuge in. COVID-19 adds an additional risk to recovery efforts.
Currently, critical needs include medical help, food and water and shelter.
Fidelity Charitable has collaborated with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to provide the following list of organizations offering relief and support.
Please note the organizations listed in this guidance do not represent the full list of organizations raising money for relief efforts for Haiti. Fidelity Charitable has collaborated with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to provide these organizations to donors for reference purposes only, and Fidelity Charitable does not endorse these organizations. All grant recommendations are subject to review and approval by the Fidelity Charitable Trustees.
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