Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Six Years Later, Tens of Thousands Still Live in Post-Quake Camps

Despite over $13 billion pledged by people and organizations across the globe following Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, tens of thousands of Haitians are still living in tents or on the streets where they are especially vulnerable to illnesses. This segment features interviews with an elected official from Delmas who says nobody has visited the internal displacement camps since 2014. In a later interview, Sandra Honoré, Head of the UN mission in Haiti, says the internal displacement “statistics speak for themselves” in terms of improvement since the earthquake. Would those who are still displaced agree?

Haiti still on shaky ground despite earthquake aid

Al Jazeera America

January 7, 2015

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