The Red Cross Movement aims to provide longer-term shelter solutions for 41,000 families; that's approximately 205,000 people.
In spring 2012, the Canadian Red Cross completed a major milestone in its recovery operations by completing over 7,500 homes that meet or exceed standards for an earthquake zone. Canadian donations have also funded an additional 9, 412 shelter solutions for families through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. To meet the growing needs of internally displaced people in Port-au-Prince, the Canadian Red Cross is also supporting over 2,000 families with cash grants for rental accommodations as part of the larger Red Cross Resettlement Program. This initiative aims to decongest the camps and find safe longer-term shelter solutions for families.