Monika Hörling, a nurse from the Swedish Red Cross, takes care of a patient in the Finnish Red Cross mobile health clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti January 21, 2010.

Monika Hörling, a nurse from the Swedish Red Cross, takes care of a patient in the Finnish Red Cross mobile health clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti January 21, 2010.

In the wake of a devastating earthquake in Haiti five years ago, the American Red Cross raised half a billion dollars in aid. But delivering assistance with that money has posed challenges – a recent investigation by Pro Publica and NPR found that the funds have done little to create permanent housing. We connect with a Red Cross point person about the challenges they’ve faced in Haiti and the work the organization continues to do to provide relief there.

Guests

  • Lesley Schaffer Regional Director, Latin America & Caribbean, American Red Cross

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