The UN Foundation speaks with a UNDP staffer about a United Nations rubble removal program in the Carrefour-Feuille neighborhood of Haiti. The program employs hundreds of thousands of Haitians to open up road access so that emergency crews and sanitation workers can reach areas of destruction before the rainy season starts.
American Idol's Kris Allen traveled to Haiti with the UN Foundation to raise further awareness of the country's continuing needs after last month's earthquake.
Since the Earthquake, the UN has been working hand-in-hand with Haitians to help them recover. In the months ahead, the UN's life-saving work will continue, including delivering food and water to millions of Haitians, providing opportunities for employment to more than 200,000 people and ensuring women and children are safe from mitigating diseases such as measles and malaria.
Kris Allen and UN Foundation Kathy Calvin are briefed by a UN staffer on camp conditions in Haiti. Allen will appear on a special episode of AMERICAN IDOL on 2/25 to raise funds for the UN Foundation Fund for Haiti.
UN Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin and the UN's Kirsten Knutson (from the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs OCHA) report from a food distribution center in Haiti, while AMERICAN IDOL winner Kris Allen helps hand out food. The nutrition program is jointly run by UNICEF, UNFPA, and WHO.
Calvin hosted AMERICAN IDOL winner Kris Allen in Haiti to learn what the UN needs to help the country recover and rebuild. Allen will appear on a special episode of American Idol on 2/25 to raise funds for the UN Foundation Fund for Haiti.