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Haiti*

General Country Information
Capital: Port-au-Prince
Population: 9,203,083 (July 2010 est.)
Form of Government: Semi-presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 108,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 3.2 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 9 (2009)
Internet users: 1 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.15
World Rank 2005/2006: 160

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

National Disability Action Plan
Five year National Plan for the Integration of People with Disabilities (2010)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Association Haïtienne pour la Rehabilitation des Handicapés
St Vincent's School
P.O. Box 1319
Port-au-Prince
Haiti
Tel: +509-245-1510 / +509-245-5876
Fax: +509-1-458-686

Centre des Enfants
Handicapés (PAZAPA) (Center for Handicapped Children)
B.P. 92,
Jacmel
Haiti
http://www.pazapa.org
Email: pazapa99@hotmail.com
Tel: +509-288-3673 / +509-288-2551

Haitian Society for the Blind (Société Haïtienne d'Aid aux Aveugles)
Delmas 31-32, Rue V
Ricourt Numero 12, P.O. Box 555
Port-au-Prince
Haiti
Email: shaveugles@yahoo.com
Tel: +509-249-4884 / 509-557-7585            
Fax: +509-257-1668

Healing Hands for Haiti International Foundation, Inc.
370 Avenue John Brown
Bourdon, Port-au-Prince
Haiti
http://www.healinghandsforhaiti.org
Email: sbreceus@yahoo.fr
Tel: +509-245-6932 / +509-245-6550
Fax: +661-885-4441

Institut Montfort
P.O. Box 314
Merrick, NY, 11566-0314
United States
of America
http://www.friendsofmontfort.org
Email: institutmontfort@yahoo.com

St. Vincent's Center for Handicapped Children, Port-au-Prince
c/o Outreach Ministry
19 Walden St
West Hartford, CT 06107
United States of America
http://www.friendsofstvincents.org
Email: hopelennartz@comcast.net
Tel: +1-860-521-5756