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Six months after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, most governments that promised money to help rebuild the country have not delivered any funds at all, a CNN investigation has found.
Donors promised $5.3 billion at an aid conference in March, about two months after the earthquake – but less than 2 percent of that money has been handed over so far.
Only four countries have paid anything at all: Brazil, Norway, Estonia and Australia.
The United States pledged $1.15 billion. It has paid nothing, the money tied up in the congressional appropriations process.
Venezuela promised even more - $1.32 billion. It has also paid nothing, although it has written off some of Haiti's debt.
Altogether, about $506 million has been disbursed to Haiti since the January earthquake, said Jehane Sedky of the United Nations Development Program.
Most of it was sent before the donors' conference and the establishment of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission. The IHRC has collected about $90 million since the conference, Sedky said.
CNN compiled the information for this story by reviewing IHRC figures and surveying the donors who had made pledges to determine the disposition of those pledges.
Spain, France and Canada are also among the countries that have not yet followed through on their pledges, CNN found.
No countries told CNN they do not plan to deliver the money eventually.
Some charities, meanwhile, are spending money as fast as they get it, while others are planning long-term projects.
Doctors Without Borders - primarily a disaster-relief organization - has received $66 million and spent $65 million, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The Red Cross has spent $148 million of the $468 million it has taken in, and is holding some money in reserve for more permanent projects like shelter and water.
Private money has also come in from the Clinton Foundation, from Mexican telecommunications billionaire Carlos Slim Helu and Canadian mining investor Frank Guistra, but that's not part of the $5.3 billion pledged by countries at the conference in March.
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