Donations for Haiti: What Should They Pay For, and Who Should Get the Check?

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Haitians run past damaged buildings in Port-au-Prince (AFP/Getty Images/Getty)

The United Nations and the United States are hosting a conference today on paying for rebuilding in Haiti after the earthquake. Haitian President Rene Preval is expected to present a report on his country's needs, and the amount he's asking for may break records. Also on the table will be a vision for Haiti in the near future. The estimated cost over the next ten years? $11.5 billion. 

 

We're joined by Mark Doyle, international development correspondent for our partner the BBC, to tell us more about the situation on the ground, and what Haiti needs now.

Guests:

Mark Doyle

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