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Following the earthquake in Haiti on August 14, we talked with UNICEF Canada ambassador Yama Laurent, who originally grew up in Haiti before moving to Canada, about her experiences with the 2010 Haiti earthquake, as well as how her family still in Haiti is coping in the aftermath.

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Two islands, two perspectives from UNICEF staff on the devastating effects that Hurricane Irma has caused for children and their families.


As Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc on Haiti in 2017, Victoria Maskell reflects on past and present efforts to save the lives of children living in the country.


UNICEF has started to deploy teams to the locations that will most likely be hit hardest once Irma reaches the Haitian shore.


You can still see the scars of the Haiti earthquake, but the country is rebounding. The foundations are being laid for a more hopeful future - through education.