Rebuilding Haiti will take a decade, PM tells conference

“The difficulty we face then, is not one of concern, but rather one of coordination”

“10 years of hard work awaits the world in Haiti,” said prime minister Stephen Harper in Montreal today, where international leaders have gathered to plan a post-earthquake reconstruction plan. Harper also said that, although aid continues to pour in from all corners of the globe, the new challenge will be ensuring that aid gets put to the best possible use. Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive announced that Haiti is able to take the lead in the rebuilding effort. He also said that public institutions will have to be decentralized to meet the needs of the hundreds of thousands of Haitians forced to relocate to rural areas.

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