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By Marisa López-Rivera and Caroline Preston
International aid charities have spent about two-thirds of the money they raised after the deadly earthquake that rattled Haiti nearly two years ago.
While some organizations still have a lot of cash on hand, others have been forced to scale back their work, particularly their plans to build permanent housing for homeless Haitians.
Over all, 60 groups and their international affiliates raised a total of $2.1-billion, including $1.43-billion from Americans, according to a Chronicle tally. Fifteen of 53 groups that provided updated information to The Chronicle had either spent all of their money or had less than $200,000 left.
Relief International has spent 81 percent of the $599,344 it collected after the disaster. The money it has left won’t be enough to pay for new homes, the group says.
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