Chicagoans Respond To Haiti Earthquake

Chicago’s Haitian-American community responds to Saturday’s earthquake, killing more than 1,400 in the southern region of Haiti.

Chicagoans Respond to Earthquake in Haiti
Canadian volunteer Randy Lodder walks over debris as he helps search for people who may be trapped under the earthquake rubble the morning after Tropical Storm Grace swept over Les Cayes, Haiti, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, three days after the 7.2 magnitude quake. Associated Press
Chicagoans Respond to Earthquake in Haiti
Canadian volunteer Randy Lodder walks over debris as he helps search for people who may be trapped under the earthquake rubble the morning after Tropical Storm Grace swept over Les Cayes, Haiti, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, three days after the 7.2 magnitude quake. Associated Press

Chicagoans Respond To Haiti Earthquake

Chicago’s Haitian-American community responds to Saturday’s earthquake, killing more than 1,400 in the southern region of Haiti.

Aid is trickling into the southern region of Haiti, where an earthquake over the weekend killed more than 1,400 people. As the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country, Haiti has endured a long history of natural disasters and political upheaval.

Reset hears from two local Haitian Americans working hard to improve life for Haitians.

GUESTS: Tirf Alexius, board member at Haiti Outreach

Elsie Hector-Hernandez, co-founder and president of Haitian American Museum of Chicago