Haiti Reconstruction - the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built ONLY Six Homes

Can you believe this? --- The Red Cross received nearly half a billion dollars of donations after the 2010 Haiti earthquake... The Red Cross says it has provided homes to more than 130,000 people. But the actual number of permanent homes the group has built in all of Haiti is ONLY SIX (6)

Tent City In Front Of Haiti National Palace
Tent City In Front Of Haiti National Palace

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Here what you didn't know about your donations:

When the earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, the Red Cross was facing a crisis of its own... a deficit... scandals after 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina...

Inside the Red Cross, the Haiti disaster was seen as "a spectacular fundraising opportunity..." an opportunity the Red Cross used to erase a more-than $100 million deficit...

Read the full article at propublica.org

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Time Magazine says...

Despite taking in more than $500 million in donations, the Red Cross has only built six houses in Haiti

The American Red Cross raised more than half a billion dollars to bring relief to Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake there, but it grossly overstated what the money bought.

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Allan Vieux says...

EXPOSE THEM TO THE WORLD AND TAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THEM. MAKE THE ARTICLE GO VIRAL ORGANIZE MANIFESTATIONS.

THE DONATIONS WERE TO RECONSTRUCT NOT TO

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Georges Boursiquot says...

The Haitian Gvt should throw the Red Cross out of the country.

Recall the Haitian Ambassador to France and send the French one packing until the french Gvt decides to sign a treaty clearly stated their strategy to pay back their dette to the Haitian

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Jean Renel Joe says...

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