The Philanthropic Role of the Armed Forces

The Philanthropic Role  of the Armed Forces

By Geraldine Cook
April 01, 2010

A day after the earthquake that shook Haiti, an outpouring of aid and solidarity for the Caribbean nation took place around the world, and Colombia was no exception. Immediately, the national government, represented by the armed forces, along with the Red Cross and the Civil Defense agency, among other national entities, took an active role in supporting the Haitian population.

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