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CORE Haiti staff describes the daily reality of Haitians during this crisis and hope for the country’s future.

Cofounder Sean Penn discusses CORE’s relief efforts in Haiti amid escalating crisis

Sept. 11, 2001 changed most of us. For Ann Lee, it altered her entire career trajectory

CORE knows long-lasting change in Haiti comes with a music program for children
Famine in the 21st Century Must be a Red Line. Here’s What We Can Do
CORE’s after-school music program provides a lifeline to children in Haiti

Musicians & UN Leaders Joined Forces to Fight Global Hunger During Coachella

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Caribbean Biodiversity Fund Awards CORE Additional $2 Million for Ongoing Climate Resilience in Haiti 

Press Release Caribbean Biodiversity Fund Awards CORE Additional $2 Million for Ongoing Climate Resilience in Haiti February 2024 – CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) has received a new $2 million award from the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) for a vital 30-month-long project in Haiti. This is CORE’s third award from CBF in support of localized Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) work. This new grant will extend program activities to Baradéres-Cayemites commune in the Nippes.    Haiti currently ranks in the top ten of the Climate Risk Index, meaning it is critically exposed to the increasing effects of climate change, which impacts the health and livelihoods of over 11 million people. Storms in recent years have caused an estimated $61 million loss in agricultural production. With the threat of increased environmental disasters such

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CORE Awarded $5.4 Million USAID BHA Grant Providing 150,000 Haitians Food, WASH & Agriculture Support 

Press Release CORE Awarded $5.4 Million USAID BHA Grant Providing 150,000 Haitians Food, WASH & Agriculture Support  January 2024 – CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) received a $5.4 million grant from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) for a 15-month project to respond to the urgent food security and water needs of 159,000 Haitians, further supporting the nonprofit’s decades-long humanitarian work in Haiti. This critical funding will enable water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) relief, cash and agriculture assistance to promote food security outcomes, prevent the spread of cholera in five communes in the Department of Nippes, and boost local economic capacity.    Amidst the backdrop of the global pandemic and an outbreak of cholera, Haiti suffered from a devastating 7.2 earthquake in August 2021. The disaster killed an estimated 2,300

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