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What You Help Make Possible

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of supporters in the United States, Catholic Relief Services can ensure that help reaches those who need it most. As part of a plan that will span 5 years and beyond, CRS will spend more than $211 million to help the people of Haiti recover from their catastrophic loss.

CRS has received $211 million for Haiti relief and rebuilding. Of this, $133 million came from private donors, including $50 million received from special collections for Haiti in Catholic dioceses across the United States.

Breakdown of CRS Spending in Haiti

ActivityInception-to-Date Expenses
(as of March 31, 2014)
Emergency Response**$27,050,586
Health and Support to Hospitals32,561,011
Food Security and Livelihoods50,830,353
Shelter36,093,950
Water and Sanitation24,298,599
Education and Child Protection9,358,558
Church Partnership5,770,267
Supporting Services***12,068,111
Total Earthquake Response$198,031,435

These are preliminary numbers which have not been audited.

** Emergency Response includes expenditures in a number of sectors from the first days of the response.

*** 92 percent of CRS' total operating expenses represent program service costs and 8 percent represent support costs.

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