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Welcome to the Haitian Citizen United Taskforce Inc.
" Unided we stand, divided we fall."

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HCUT offers you an opportunity to make a positive impact in the life of a Haitian brother and sister right here in the USA/Haiti by volunteering your time, donate your fund and any other resources.

HCUT  needs  individual with legal, finance, marketing, grant writing to join the board of directors. Please contact us if you interested by calling us at 561-255-4445.

HCUT wants to hear from you. Do you have a few hours a month that you would like to share  by teaching a small group of adults to read, learning basic computer literacy, teach soft job skills, money management, becoming self sufficient to micro business, what it takes to become a U.S. Citizen?

Please forward us a short note through the link below.admin@haitiancitizenunited.org

Background info about Haiti:

Caribbean, western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Dominican Republic

Geographic coordinates:

19 00 N, 72 25 W

Map references:

Central America and the Caribbean

Area:

total: 27,750 sq km
land: 27,560 sq km
water: 190 sq km

Area - comparative:

Slightly smaller than Maryland

Land boundaries:

Total: 360 km
Border countries: Dominican Republic 360 km

Coastline:

1,771 km

Maritime claims:

territorial sea: 12 nm
contiguous zone: 24 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
continental shelf: to depth of exploitation

Climate:

tropical; semiarid where mountains in east cut off trade winds

Terrain:

Mostly rough and mountainous

Elevation extremes:

Lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
Highest point: Chaine de la Selle 2,680 m

Natural resources:

Bauxite, copper, calcium carbonate, gold, marble, hydropower

Land use:

arable land: 28.11%
permanent crops: 11.53%
other: 60.36% (2005)

Irrigated land:

920 sq km (2003)

Total renewable water resources:

14 cu km (2000)

Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural):

total: 0.99 cu km/yr (5%/1%/94%)
per capita: 116 cu m/yr (2000)

Natural hazards:

Lies in the middle of the hurricane belt and subject to severe storms from June to October; occasional flooding and earthquakes; periodic droughts