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Caritas Haiti Appeal

18 August, 2021

Major earthquake hits Haiti

Caritas Australia’s thoughts and prayers are with the people of the Haiti who have been devastated by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

Over 1,400 people have died, and thousands more left injured. Homes, churches and schools have been damaged in the quake, and reports indicate that more than 30,000 families have been left homeless.

The country also continues to grapple with COVID-19, poverty, and ongoing political instability and violence.

There is immediate and urgent need for food, water, shelter, hygiene kits and first aid on the ground.


To provide support, you can donate to Caritas Australia’s Emergency Response Appeal.

Donate today at or by calling 1800 024 413 toll free.