Let's start with the road quality in Haiti which is generally speaking, terrible. The government has managed to clear many of the roads closed due to damage from the earthquake, but not all of them.
The level of crime in Haiti should be regarded as beyond horrific. There are no "safe" areas (with the exception of Labadee an area leased by a cruise ship company - see our Is Labadee Safe? article).
If you are considering travelling to Haiti to aid in relief work, there are a number of things you need to know. Here's how to stay safe →
If you're a cruise ship traveler and you see that your ship is stopping at Labadee, Haiti - don't freak out and lose your mind, you're not heading to the earthquake ravaged, crime-riddled nation.
Following the devastation of the Haiti earthquakes, we have compiled safety tips if you find yourself in an area affected by an earthquake.