Job creation in Haiti key to development

A street market stretches to Port-au-Prince's waterfront, creating vibrant commercial activity two years after the tragic earthquake in Haiti, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. (Stuart Ramson/Insider Images for UN Foundation)

The creation of jobs in Haiti is being seen as a key element in the recovery of the Caribbean island, two years after it was devastated by an earthquake.

Over 200,000 people were killed when the earthquake struck on January 12th 2010.

The United Nations supported Haiti through the immediate crisis and the reconstruction that followed.

And as Donn Bobb reports, attention is now focused on long-term economic recovery.

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