Charity leader had 'Caligula orgy' with Haiti prostitutes: report

A major international charity covered up its employees’ sex parties including a “full-on Caligula orgy” with Haitian prostitutes who had just survived the island’s devastating earthquake.

Workers including Roland van Hauwermeiren, the country director in Haiti for Britain-based Oxfam until 2011, were allowed to resign without any discipline after their sex parties were discovered, the Times of London reported Friday.

The native Belgian admitted to hiring prostitutes and having the parties at the villa he rented with Oxfam money, and the Times reported that some of them may have been underage.

One source told the newspaper that there was footage of a “full-on Caligula orgy” with women wearing Oxfam t-shirts.

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Daily life in Haiti. Prostitute from dominican republic working at club in Port au Prince (Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images)
A prostitute blows bubbles on a street in Port-au-Prince on January 24, 2010. Police in the Haitian capital counted their losses and gathered their forces today, preparing for a surge in crime they are certain will follow the devastating January 12 earthquake. AFP PHOTO / ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haitian gangs have been active for years in Port-au-Prince. The LP street gang is one of many gangs fighting for control in the slums and and helping locals from the same neighborhood by providing protection against other gangs, but also against the government. A local prostitute is getting ready to work before clients arrive usually during the late afternoon. This local whore house is controlled by the LP Street gang who takes a cut from their profit. (Photo by Alpeyrie/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
FRANKFURT, GERMANY - JULY 30: A man hugs a transvestite prostitute at the corner of Taunusstrasse and Mosselstrasse in the Red-light district on July 30, 2013, Frankfurt, Germany. The Red-light district area in Frankfurt is known as Bahnhofsviertel, opposite the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof). It is one of the largest Red-light districts in the whole world, with several Eros Centers, strip clubs, sex shops. German police are constantly fighting a boom in sex trafficking 'u2013mainly from the Balkans region-, driven by pimps and traffickers who recruit increasingly young women. (Photo by Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 19: A prostitute stands behind a glass door in the Red Light District on April 19, 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Prostitution has been legal in the Netherlands since 2000 when ban on brothels was lifted and replaced by a licensing system. New legislation for prostitution is currently being addressed by the Upper House of the Dutch Parliament. It requires prostitutes to join a national register and raises the minimum working age from 18 to 21 years old. The new law would also mean that those visiting prostitutes working illegally would be criminally liable and owners of buildings where prostitution takes place could be held accountable for repeat violations. It is estimated that in Amsterdam there are some 5,500 prostitutes. (Photo by Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 19: Prostitutes wait for clients behind glass doors in the Red Light District on April 19, 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Prostitution has been legal in the Netherlands since 2000 when ban on brothels was lifted and replaced by a licensing system. New legislation for prostitution is currently being addressed by the Upper House of the Dutch Parliament. It requires prostitutes to join a national register and raises the minimum working age from 18 to 21 years old. The new law would also mean that those visiting prostitutes working illegally would be criminally liable and owners of buildings where prostitution takes place could be held accountable for repeat violations. It is estimated that in Amsterdam there are some 5,500 prostitutes. (Photo by Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 1: Chinese women's suspected of working as prostitutes cover their faces after their arrest at an immigration office on January 1, 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Jakarta is home to least 11,860 active female prostitutes, based on 2014 data from the Jakarta AIDS Commission. Of these, 3,435 their trade in the centre of the capital. The total number in the trade, however, is likely to be much higher, as the data does not currently capture male and transgender sex workers. PHOTOGRAPH BY Jefta Images / Barcroft Images London-T:+44 207 033 1031 E:hello@barcroftmedia.com - New York-T:+1 212 796 2458 E:hello@barcroftusa.com - New Delhi-T:+91 11 4053 2429 E:hello@barcroftindia.com www.barcroftimages.com (Photo credit should read Jefta Images / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
Sex worker in Havana, Cuba, on 1st January 2016. The night is still their best ally. They are seen in nightclubs, streets and other places, although they almost always end their journey in private houses where foreign tourists who arrive on the Caribbean island are staying. The jineteras, as it is usually called in Cuba to the young women who sell any type of sexual favor to the highest bidder, have not stopped exercising prostitution even in the middle of greater police and social surveillance to avoid it. (Photo by Alvaro Fuente/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Sex worker in Havana, Cuba, on 1st January 2016. The night is still their best ally. They are seen in nightclubs, streets and other places, although they almost always end their journey in private houses where foreign tourists who arrive on the Caribbean island are staying. The jineteras, as it is usually called in Cuba to the young women who sell any type of sexual favor to the highest bidder, have not stopped exercising prostitution even in the middle of greater police and social surveillance to avoid it. (Photo by Alvaro Fuente/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
BANGKOK, THAILAND - OCTOBER 15: A prostitute wears black in memory of the late King of Thailand on October 15, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The country is grieving the death of their King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, who died at the age of 88 in Bangkok's Siriraj Hospital on Thursday after a 70-year reign. The Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn had asked for time to grieve the loss of his father before becoming the next king as the nation waits for the coronation date. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Mexico City on 9 November 2015. Dozens of prostitutes held a procession mercy dela cultural center Casa Talavera street of Las Cruces, in the neighborhood of La Merced, where they placed a gift in honor of his murdered companions, dressed in red, some with death masks demanded that the authorities respect their work, an end to human trafficking and violence against women. Photo: Jair Cabrera / nurphoto (Photo by NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A prostitutes stands beside hand written signs stuck on a wall during a protest performance called by AFEMTRAS, a womens network of sex workers, ' to clean the street of the real problems: the lack of coexistence, stereotypes, insults and social stigma' in a bid to generate better neighborhood relations in the Marconi industrial district of Madrid on October 14, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU (Photo credit should read PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images)
Sex workers are seen behind windows at the red light district in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 24 April 2015. The city's red light district is located in a network of alleys containing approximately three hundred one-room cabins rented by prostitutes who offer their sexual services from behind a window or glass door, typically illuminated with red lights. Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, receiving more than 4.63 million international visitors annually. (Photo by Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images)
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - JULY 8, 2014: A transgender prostitute on a Bogota street. Bogota has traditionally enjoyed lower homicide rates than other major cities in Colombia. However, street crime in the capital is among the country?s highest. (Photo by Giles Clarke/Getty Images)
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - JULY 8, 2014: A transgender prostitute on the streets of Bogota. Bogota has traditionally enjoyed lower homicide rates than other major cities in Colombia. However, street crime in the capital is among the country?s highest. (Photo by Giles Clarke/Getty Images)
This picture taken late on February 9, 2014 shows an alleged sex worker and client during a raid on an entertainment center in Dongguan, southern China's Guangdong province. A total of 67 people were arrested and 12 entertainment venues involved in the illegal sex trade were shut down after China Central Television (CCTV) revealed a dozen hotels in Dongguan offered sex services. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
A prostitute dances during a demonstration of sex workers on December 4, 2013 in Paris, after French lawmakers approved today a controversial bill that will make the clients of prostitutes liable for fines starting at 1,500 euros ($2,000). AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken on October 19, 2013 shows prostitute near the Canal du Midi in Toulouse, southwestern France. AFP PHOTO / REMY GABALDA (Photo credit should read REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Sex workers Alana Luv, left, and Brooke Taylor chat in the parlor at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Mound House, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Growing use of the Internet to arrange liaisons with prostitutes and decreased patronage by truckers squeezed by rising fuel costs are also hurting houses of prostitution that took root during Nevada's mid-1800s silver-mining boom, George Flint, lobbyist for the Nevada Brothel Owners Association and brothel managers say. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Sex worker Brooke Taylor sits for a photograph inside her room at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Mound House, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Growing use of the Internet to arrange liaisons with prostitutes and decreased patronage by truckers squeezed by rising fuel costs are also hurting houses of prostitution that took root during Nevada's mid-1800s silver-mining boom, George Flint, lobbyist for the Nevada Brothel Owners Association and brothel managers say. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlight Bunny Ranch, center, stands for a photograph inside the Moonlight Bunny Ranch in Carson City, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Growing use of the Internet to arrange liaisons with prostitutes and decreased patronage by truckers squeezed by rising fuel costs are also hurting houses of prostitution that took root during Nevada's mid-1800s silver-mining boom, George Flint, lobbyist for the Nevada Brothel Owners Association and brothel managers say. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Oxfam said that it launched an investigation as soon as it learned of the claims, that allegations that some prostitutes were underaged were not substantiated and that it did not tell Haitian authorities because “it was extremely unlikely that any action would be taken.”

International efforts to help ease the pain of the January 2010 earthquake that hit Haiti, which the local government says more than 300,000 people and left more than a million homeless, have been criticized for failing to bring help efficiently.

The American Red Cross collected close to $500 million for relief after the quake but faced scrutiny in 2015 after reports that it built only six permanent homes.

The organization, which was also criticized for a lack of transparency on how money was spent, said that the reports lacked context, and noted that it spent large amounts of money on setting up emergency shelters such as tents because it "ultimately helped more people."

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