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Haiti: Rebuilding a Nation

Antonio Neves examines the global effort to rebuild and restore hope to Haiti after a devastating earthquake.

Questions:

  1. A major relief agency during the crisis of the Haiti earthquake is the United Nations Development Program. Describe their main objective in helping the Haitian people recover from this tragedy.
  2. Explain what the nation of France is doing to help Haiti in the long term.
  3. At the conclusion of the video David Seth Warren from the World Bank says that rebuilding Haiti is not just about money. Analyze what he means by this.

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