As efforts shift from rescue to recovery following the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, here are some useful resources for learning more and sending help:
BBC News – Country Profile: Haiti
Lots of information about the history and politics of Haiti.
CIA – The World Factbook – Haiti
Includes background information about the history, geography, people, government, economy, and other aspects of Haiti.
Encyclopædia Britannica Online – Haiti Earthquake of 2010
Lots of information about the earthquake, the resulting devastation, and the international response.
The White House – Haiti Earthquake Relief
Information about how to help, how to locate friends or family in Haiti, and the federal response.