PDA Response in Haiti
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Recovery in Haiti
In Haiti, children attend school and homes are being rebuilt following the January 2010 earthquake. Rubble remains, a reminder that recovery takes time. In this video clip Willys Geffard, from PDA’s partner CRWRC (Christian Reformed World Relief Committee) in Haiti, reflects upon the progress of ongoing house rebuilding programs and the hope and determination of the Haitian people."
Small Miracles: Some of God’s tiniest creations – seeds – are producing big changes in Haiti. Story by Jessica Reid about the importance of agriculturally sustainable practices.
Having an Impact: Presbyterian Response in Haiti, by Jessica Reid, from the recent PDA Mission Mosaic
Earthquake response continues with PC(USA) mission partner the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti – report by Bob Ellis, Coordinator of PC(USA) International Health and Development
Haiti Earthquake Response Statistics – see how your generous gifts have been at work in Haiti.
MPP reports on response to January earthquake, Hurricane Tomas, and cholera outbreak: final disbursement of emergency phase supplies; beginning rehabilitation activities; first harvest of vegetables to come in December.
Hurricane Tomas leaves many living in muddy water; PDA partners are providing clean drinking water, latrines and showers.
Hurricane Tomas flooded Léogâne, displacing many who were living in tents because of the January earthquake. The response is concentrated on reducing the threat of cholera.
November 5, 2010 – Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) and our partners in Haiti have been closely monitoring the path of Hurricane Tomas and have plans to address the after effect of the storm.
October 26, 2010 - PDA is responding to the cholera outbreak; hygiene is key to prevention
October 20, 2010 – Holy Cross Hospital in Leogane restores inpatient services, receives PC(USA) help with rebuilding - report from Bob Ellis, coordinator of the International Health & Development Ministries office of the PC(USA)
July 2010 – Six months after the quake, PDA continues to work with partners on several initiatives
July 2010 – Read a report of the coordinated response of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to the recovery of the people of Haiti – six months out.
May 17, 2010 — Haitian children return to school (includes photo gallery)
April 8, 2010 — Dignity not a mere watchword in Haiti
April 8, 2010 — PDA continues to respond and is deploying staff
For videos and photographs from the Haiti Response Team during the early years following the 2010 earthquake, visit the Haiti Response Team Postings page
Video minute for mission – update on activity where the PC(USA) is involved in earthquake relief and recovery in Haiti
Slideshow by Christian Aid, a co-member of ACT Alliance, commemorating the January 2010 Haitian earthquake, and reflecting prayers of the survivors.
Video by ACT Alliance featuring Paul Jeffrey's photos from the early weeks following the January earthquake. Music by Viva Rio.
Powerpoint slideshow on our response to Haiti (zipped file)
Radio Interview - Presbyterians Dedicated to Helping Haiti in Long Term, from WFPL, public radio in Louisville, Ky.
Walking with Haitians – Walking with Christ: help your congregation learn about Haiti, understand its history, and find ways to help. This resource is under development, and additional sessions will be added as they become available.
Session one | Session two | Session three
Haiti brochure – Learn about Haiti: statistics, historical notes, information about culture and religions, PC(USA) partnership and projects, key issues and situations, what you can do, prayer, bibliography.
Middle Governing Body Matching Grants
Middle governing bodies with earthquake recovery projects in Haiti, and congregations working through their middle governing body may use this application. Please read the guidelines before beginning the application process. Note that these grants are offered to support PC(USA) Middle Governing Bodies in their earthquake recovery projects in partnership with local Haitian partners only. Non-PC(USA) organizations and corporations, are not eligible for this process.
- Haiti Recovery PDA-supported MGB Matching Grants Reporting Guidelines
- HRT Catechism of Partnership
- Selection Criteria for Partners
- Grant Application
PC(USA) Resources and Networking Possibilities – information about how to stay connected with PDA and other ministries involved with the response in Haiti.
Poster — Lord, when was it that we saw you? 11x17 poster available for download and print
Around the Moringa Tree: A Bible Study Curriculum — a study for children, this resource introduces the amazing Moringa Tree and how it provides nutrition, sustenance and health for many hungry people in God’s world. One of the places Moringa is at work is in Haiti, where PC(USA) mission co-worker Mark Hare works with the Mouvman Peyizan Papay (MPP). Reproducibles and a DVD with a video segment to use with each of the five lessons are included. $10, Item# 2541207022
We pray for Hiati – prayer prepared by Bruce Reyes-Chow, Gradye Parsons and Linda Valentine
Praying with and for the People of Haiti – materials for personal prayer or congregational liturgy, by David Gambrell for the Office of Theology and Worship
World Mission — Information on PC(USA) work and partnerships in Haiti.
Mission Connections — Information and letters from PC(USA) mission co-workers in Haiti.
PC(USA) Haiti Mission Network
PresbyTel answers your questions about the PC(USA). Call (800) 872-3283 to talk to a PresbyTel consultant.