Over $200M in Catholic relief for Haiti; 500,000 fed
February 23, 2010
Catholic relief agencies in 40 nations have received $198 million in donations from individuals and $36 million pledges from governments and other institutions to assist Haitian earthquake victims, according to Caritas Internationalis, the international consortium of Catholic relief agencies. Within Haiti, Caritas has fed 500,000 people and given shelter kits to 43,000.
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