Восстановление Гаити из Давоса

РИМ. Когда в этом месяце лидеры бизнеса и промышленности встретятся в Давосе для проведения Всемирного экономического форума, разрушения, вызванные недавним землетрясением на Гаити, будут в верхней части списка обсуждаемых ими проблем. Так и должно быть, ведь они могут оказать существенную помощь.

Республика Гаити были в трудном экономическом положении даже до землетрясения. Стремительный рост населения вкупе с политической и социальной нестабильностью привели к тому, что Республика Гаити стала беднейшей страной в западном полушарии. В настоящее время международные усилия по оказанию помощи Гаити справедливо сосредоточены на городах страны, т.к. города пострадали от землетрясения больше всего. Но когда начнутся восстановительные работы, оставлять сельскую местность без внимания будет неправильно.

Вообще-то, многие из тех, кто потерял свой дом и работу в столице страны г. Порт-о-Пренс и в других городах Гаити, скорее всего, вернутся в сельскую местность, где у них остались семьи. Это приведёт к усилению давления на сельскую экономику и ухудшит ситуацию в регионах, которые и без того страдают от истощения ресурсов.

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