Emergency food assistance: lessons learnt from a post-earthquake operation in Haiti

Directly following the January 2010 earthquake, GTZ, implemented an emergency food aid project together with several partners in Haiti. 1,000 tons of foodstuffs were distributed within the course of a month. The article describes the experiences made and explains what factors are decisive for the success of such an undertaking.

Manfred Metz
Independent consultant - Berlin, Germany

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