The humanitarian response undertaken in Haiti after the earthquake that struck on 12 January 2010 has been one of the most complex ever.
Ahead of a crucial conference on Haiti's reconstruction in New York, the people of Haiti say they want jobs to be their path toward rebuilding, an Oxfam survey reveals. Haitians' most pressing needs are jobs, schools and homes.
Before the devastating earthquake of January 2010, Haiti was showing signs of dynamism. However, the pre-existing extreme levels of poverty and inequality exacerbated the devastation.
Oxfam has been working in Haiti since 1978.