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UWI for Haiti

For Release Upon Receipt - January 20, 2010


On January 12, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti just outside the capital city of Port-au-Prince. Eight days later, Haiti was struck again, this time by a magnitude-6.1 temblor. The devastation – in lives lost, property destroyed, and families displaced – has been immense.

The University of the West Indies is inviting you to partner with us to help the Haitian people reclaim their country and rebuild their lives. We ask each of you to give what you can to help ensure the people of Haiti can build back stronger and better than ever. The best way you can help is to donate funds that will go directly to supplying these material needs.

Please deposit your donations into the following bank accounts:

Cave Hill: RBC Savings Account Nr 0945-2524239

Mona: NCB Savings Account Nr 404141538

St Augustine: Republic Bank Chequing Acct Nr 160135528301

Antigua: First Caribbean International Bank Acct Nr 106933692

UWI will work to provide immediate relief and long-term support to earthquake survivors. We will channel the collective goodwill of the global UWI community and the Caribbean Diaspora to help the people of Haiti rebuild their cities, their neighborhoods, and their families.

Any other suggestions you may have regarding other ways in which the UWI can assist would be most welcome.  Suggestions can be sent to

There is no greater rallying cry for our common humanity than witnessing our neighbors in distress. And, like any good neighbor, we have an obligation and desire to come to their aid.

Thank you for taking the time to visit, and we hope you will donate to this worthwhile cause. The people of Haiti now need our assistance more than ever.  

Message from Vice Chancellor 

Message from St Augustine Campus Principal 

Message from Deputy Principal, Professor Rhoda Reddock

Haiti relief efforts: the Vice Chancellor's bulletin

UWI-Haiti Bulletin No 2

The Institute of International Relations presents HAITI: THE CRISIS AND BEYOND

Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Professor Valerie Youssef

UWI staff and students host "UWI for Haiti: A Solidarity Event"

Institute of Gender and Development Studies aims to create Personal Hygiene Kits for the women of Haiti

Contribute to the Haiti Relief Fund via Salary Deductions

Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago hosts UWI for Haiti fundraising drive


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