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Empty Promises to Haiti?

Deutsche Welle, April 1, 2010: Haitian Aid Pledge Praised, but Follow Through Needed for Recovery

The international community had hoped to raise $3.9 billion (2.9 billion euros) at the United Nations donor conference for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the pledges of $5.9 billion over the next two years with long-term commitment of $7.4 billion “far exceeded expectations.”

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