The Dominican Response to the Haiti Earthquake: A Neighbor’s Journey

Co-authored with Johanna Mendelson Foreman and published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in 2011, this paper examines the massive cross-border emergency mission launched by the Dominican Republic in the immediate aftermath of the Haitian earthquake of 2010. It highlights the impact of the assistance mission on relations between the two countries, as well as its influence in awakening the Dominican Republic to the risks posed by natural disasters.