In 2010, an earthquake caused devastating damage in Haiti. The consequences are visible to this very day. Around a half of the inhabitants are suffering hardship, while roughly five million people are malnourished.
Relations between Germany and Haiti have traditionally been good, but they have become less intense as a consequence of the complicated political situation in Haiti. The two countries continue to…
Hurricane Matthew claimed many lives and left massive devastation in its wake. Assistance from Germany has now arrived via various channels.
On 12 January 2010, Haiti was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake. The then German Ambassador in Port‑au‑Prince, Jens-Peter Voss, recalls the earthquake and its immediate aftermath.