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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 $210 million to help the people of Haiti recover from their catastrophic loss.

CRS has received $210 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 September 30, 2014)
Emergency Response**$26,075,025
Health and Support to Hospitals28,647,668
Food Security and Livelihoods49,642,125
Shelter35,173,184
Water and Sanitation23,855,866
Education and Child Protection8,818,936
Church Partnership5,538,586
Supporting Services***11,432,694
Total Earthquake Response$189,184,084

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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