The Greek ministry of Foreign Affairs will donate the amount of 100.000 euros to an International Organization already operating in Haiti.

This aid is a contribution to addressing the humanitarian needs which have arisen following the recent earthquake that hit the country, as well as the hurricane that followed.

Homes destroyed by the earthquake in Haiti

“With this symbolic move, Greece today stands in solidarity with the suffering Haitian people and does not forget that Haiti was the first country in the world to recognize Greece’s independence in 1822” the ministry said in a statement.

Earthquake victims at a food distribution in Haiti

 

Nikos Dendias, minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, has expressed his will to visit Haiti as soon as possible, once the epidemiological and political conditions allow it.