Pray for Haiti

If you haven’t heard, Haiti was today shaken by one of the strongest earthquakes the Carribbean country has seen in more than 200 years. The shallow, 7.0 magnitude earthquake centered around 16km from the capital, Port-au-Prince, and the death toll is rumoured to be in the thousands. It’s difficult to imagine what the people over there are facing and our thoughts and prayers go out to them. Even for a nation whose history already seems like one long heartbreak, from despotism to destitution, this tragedy looks to be utterly devastating.

Here are some options for donating towards the disaster relief:

TEAR Fund

World Vision

Habitat for Humanity

Oxfam NZ

UNICEF NZ

Save the Children

Samaritan’s Purse

Compassion International

Feed My Starving Children

Food for the Hungry

World Relief

Love a Child

Northwest Haiti Christian Mission

(Photo by Lisandro Suero / AFP-Getty Images)

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