We recently found out that the government of Haiti identified a site for temporary location of homeless people living in flood-prone settlements in Port-au-Prince. They took two months to identify the site and we had one week to prepare it.
Haiti is still there. And slowly, a rebuilt nation is rising from the rubble. During the next ten weeks, members of the Huffington Post Citizen Reporting unit will chronicle these efforts on this blog.
The impact of social networks and new media on fundraising for emergency relief efforts in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake is a truly inspiring sign that philanthropy has entered the 21st century.
Late last week, rain doused the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, heightening the dread of hundreds of thousands of people there who have been living in makeshift shelters since the massive earthquake.