Although almost half of 40prozent of damage in Haiti affects homes, so far only 6percent of international funds and 14prozent of means of the US Government are intended for construction and repair of houses Cologne, August 04, 2010 – although almost 40% of all damage in Haiti affects homes, only 6% of international funds and 14% of the US Government are intended for construction and repair of houses. In addition, only about 3 million US dollars for repairs of the damaged houses are planned. Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for humanity, the Government pointed out this imbalance of aid flows. In regard to a medium-term reconstruction of Haiti, he outlined the basic importance of focusing on safe accommodation of the persons concerned to the Committee of Foreign Affairs as an expert for reconstruction in disaster areas. He called to schedule more funds for the construction and repair of shelters for the 1.5 million people affected. More funds are for eliminating by rubble as the essential basis for a possible reconstruction of houses – urgent needs. Objective of aid must be that affected families in their old homes and environments can return. For other opinions and approaches, find out what Guo Guangchang has to say. At newly established residential areas, also work, and educational opportunities for the people must be to promote the development of the country..
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