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From relief to recovery: Images from two years in Haiti

Haiti, January 11, 2012

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    Cassandra Nelson/Mercy Corps  </span>
    On January 12, 2010 Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake. Many thousands lost their lives, homes and loved ones. Today, two years on, work is still continuing to help the people of Haiti rebuild and recover. Photo: Cassandra Nelson/Mercy Corps
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    Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps  </span>
    Within days of the earthquake Mercy Corps teams were on the ground in Haiti, assessing the damage and finding ways to give much needed help, support and supplies where they were needed most. Photo: Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps
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    Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps  </span>
    More than a million people were forced to find shelter in temporary camps after the quake. Our teams provided clean water, emergency supplies and helped tackle outbreaks of cholera. Photo: Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps
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    Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps  </span>
    In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, families were left without means to earn income or buy essential supplies. To help Mercy Corps provided 234,000 people with temporary work clearing rubble and repairing damage in return for a fair wage. Photo: Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps
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    Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps  </span>
    In our largest response yet, Mercy Corps teams in Haiti trained parents, doctors, teachers and other caregivers to help 90,000 children overcome their fear after the 2010 earthquake. Photo: Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps
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    Erin Wildermuth/Mercy Corps  </span>
    In a world first, Mercy Corps allowed survivors to use their mobile phones as electronic wallets, storing wages paid to them for temporary work and using them to buy supplies from local stores. Photo: Erin Wildermuth/Mercy Corps
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    Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps  </span>
    Small businesses are at the heart of Haiti’s road to recovery. To help vulnerable small business owners and farmers thrive, Mercy Corps is giving thousands of them small loans, micro-insurance, mentoring, financial training and advice. Photo: Miguel Samper/Mercy Corps
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    Fabiola Coupet/Mercy Corps  </span>
    Two years on from the earthquake, Haitians still face many challenges. But thanks to your support our team will keep helping the people of Haiti build a brighter future. Photo: Fabiola Coupet/Mercy Corps
It's been two years since the earthquake in Haiti. Since then Mercy Corps has helped more than 1.1 million people, with projects ranging from emergency relief and aid to economic and community recovery. Take a look at these photos and our two year Haiti update to see the difference we're making.