A Day In Hati BY DAX, Ramsey, and gretchen

WELCOME TO HAITI

CULTURE

Haiti is a country attached to Dominican Republic. It has a tropical climate because it is by the equator. There are lots of palm trees that can reach 60 feet tall. Columbus landed on the island in 1492. The capital of Haiti is Port-au-prince. There is 95% percent black people in Haiti and 5% white people in Haiti. The population is 9,801,664. That's really big. Their parents are strict but affectionate to their children. Their daily diet is made up of vegetables, fruit, and spicy meat.

GEOGRAPHY

The land is tropical with a lot of palm trees. It has lots of mountains and it can get really hot. The temperature is mainly hot throughout the year. By the coastline, flat and rich sea life expands. The total amount of of square kilometers is 27,750.

CHALLENGES

When the earthquake struck in 2010 on January 12, it was devastating to the people who survived. It killed more than 220,000 people. It left more than 1.5 million men, women and children homeless and alone. Over the past six years, people helped more than millions of Haitians become safer from organizations like the Red Cross or World Vision.

HAITI'S FLAG

SOLUTIONS TO THEir CHALLENGES

The Red Cross and World Vision have given lots of hope to the Haitians in need. They have trained a lot of Haitians to learn, get jobs and get supplies to help people live. They're bringing shelter, emergency relief, water and sanitation, livelihoods and cholera. The Red Cross has built 22 hospitals and clinics. They have helped 135,000 people build safe houses. They have also helped build more than 9,000 toilets to make the neighborhoods cleaner.

YOU CAN HELP SAVE HAITI TOO!

Credits:

Created with images by ADGraphics - "sacred heart basilica of the sacred heart" • Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Haiti Grunge Flag" • ukhti27 - "للهــــم آميـــــن" • MangAndri ...on/off - "Oleh-oleh Mudik"

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