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What happened? Here are some of the many world news reports addressing the mismanagement of humanitarian aid after Haiti's 2010 earthquake:

CENTER FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT:  "Haiti: Where Has All the Money Gone"  (no date)

GLOBAL NEWS:  "Haiti 10 Years Later: What Happened to the Billions Pledged to Help The People of Haiti?" (Jan 20, 2020)

NPR NEWS:  "5 Years After Haiti's Earthquake, Where did the $13.5 Billion Go?" (Jan 12, 2015)

THE NEW YORK TIMES: "Why Haiti Still Despairs After $13 Billion in Foreign Aid"  (Jul 8, 2021)

NBC NEWS:  "What Does Haiti Have to Show for $13 Billion in Earthquake Aid?" (Jan 11, 2015)

NEWS SECURITY BEAT:  "Mapping the 'Republic of NGOs' in Haiti" (Jan 24, 2011)


Reading Recommendations

The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, by Jonathan Katz

Haiti's Soil Erosion Problem, by Mats Lundahl

Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the Twenty-First Century: Theories, Debates. Realities, and Policies, originally written by Mats Lundahl

Poverty in Haiti: Essays on Underdevelopment and Post Disaster Prospects, by Mats Lundahl

The Political Economy of Disaster: Destitution, Plunder, and Earthquake in Haiti, by Mats Lundahl