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Haiti - Earthquake 2010 : Rain of messages of tribute and sympathy
"On the occasion of the 12th anniversary of the earthquake of January 12, 2010, the Minister of National Education addresses his sympathies to all the parents, relatives and friends of those who disappeared from this terrible disaster, in particular those of the educational community. Minister Manigat has a special thought for all the students, parents, teachers and school principals who died on the deadliest day in national history."
Judith Nazareth Auguste, Minister of the Diaspora (MHAVE) :
"May their deaths help us become aware and change our behavior in order to reduce the consequences of natural disasters."
Ministry of Communication :
"12 years since an earthquake hit many of our brothers and sisters. As we remember those who perished in this event, let us continue to prepare to avoid the effects of further natural disasters."
Senate Office :
"January 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake struck our dear Haiti. We have counted our victims by the thousands. 12 years later, let us pay tribute to their memory and continue to fight together for the Haiti of tomorrow to be better."
Génard Joseph Secretary of State for the Integration of People with Disabilities :
"On this commemorative day of the 2010 earthquake, let us take a time of contemplation in memory of our brothers and sisters sadly killed and also for those who came out severely in mourning, disabled, traumatized for life. Let us take this opportunity, all of us, to mark a time for reflection on the best attitude to have on a daily basis in the face of the disasters that await us."
Haitian Football Federation (FHF) :
"Twelve years later, Haitian football mourns its dead. A special thought for the members of the football family who were taken away from our affection during the terrible earthquake which devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010, killing nearly 300,000 souls. That day, the FHF premises had been destroyed and Coach Yves Philogene Labase, the Haitian coach who had qualified and led Haiti to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in 2007 in South Korea, had passed from life to death. Tribute to the victims !"
Former First Lady Martine Moïse :
"Onè respè pou tout viktim tranbleman tè 12 janvye 2010 la. 12 lane aprè ann toujou kenbe memwa zanmi, frè ak sè nou yo. 12 lane aprè map mande tout fòs viv nasyon poun met men. Ansanm ann leve defi sila a, kise bati yon lòt Ayiti. Yon Ayiti kote lespwa blayi pou tout pitit li."
Ex President Michel Martelly :
"Today, more than yesterday, must be a day of reflection. A special thought for all the victims of January 12th. We must never forget. "
Embassy of Haiti in Canada :
"The Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in Canada, on the 12th anniversary of the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010 pays tribute to the women, men and children who were abducted for the affection of their loved ones. She has a special thought for the hundreds of thousands of others injured, whose scars and scars continue to haunt their lives."
Embassy of Haiti in Cuba :
"[...] On this day of reflection, the Embassy of Haiti in Cuba commemorates this date and honors the memory of the victims. This Diplomatic Mission invites everyone to recollection and to continue to express their continued solidarity with the families who are victims. May unity be the Leitmotif on which we all rest, in order to continue to fight in the face of all adversity.
American Embassy in Haiti :
"The United States Embassy expresses its sympathies to the Haitian people who have suffered the loss of loved ones. Those of us who survived the event will never forget the bravery, patience and solidarity that all Haitians have shown to each other during this very difficult time. May your thoughts and memories of loved ones bring you some comfort on this terrible day."
Embassy of Canada in Haiti :
"On the occasion of the commemoration of the earthquake of January 12, 2010 in Haiti, the Embassy of Canada in Haiti pays tribute to the missing victims and salutes the courage and dignity of the Haitian people who lived through this terrible event."
French Embassy in Haiti :
"On the occasion of the twelfth anniversary of the earthquake of January 12, 2010, France wants to pay tribute to the memory of the victims. We share our sympathy with all the Haitian people who experienced this tragedy with great courage and dignity. France pays tribute to the memory of the victims and joins in the contemplation of the Haitian people who went through this terrible ordeal with so much courage and dignity."
Embassy of Taiwan in Haiti :
"In this moment of meditation for the earthquake of January 12, 2010, we have a special thought for the victims as well as their families and loved ones. The Taiwanese community in Haiti and our Embassy were not spared by this disaster either, which makes this tragedy a common memory of our two peoples."
UN Women :
"January 12, 2010 - January 12, 2022 - Twelve years since we have lived with common pain. Time has not been able to erase this suffering that we share between Haitians. UN Women sympathizes with all the Haitian families who are victims of this unfortunate event. We salute the memory of all the missing persons and pay a reverent tribute to the figures of the Haitian feminist movement who passed away on January 12, 2010 [...]"
European Union :
"The European Union salutes the memory of the many victims of the earthquake of January 12, 2010 and shows its total solidarity with the families of the victims. She reaffirms her unwavering support for the Haitian people that she will continue to support through her partnership in her fight for more dignified living conditions for each of her daughters and sons."