Haiti relief: Refugees move to higher, drier ground as rainy season begins

A new Haiti relief effort will see a camp set up 12 miles outside Port-au-Prince to provide shelter for some 5,000 quake refugees before the upcoming rainy season. The Corail Cesselesse camp is the first major housing effort since the Jan. 12 earthquake. It's dry, but far from the city, schools, supplies, and jobs. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jon Mitchell - Apr 15, 2010 - 3:58 PM PDT
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Edited by: Kaizar Campwala - Apr 19, 2010 - 7:22 AM PDT

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by Jon Mitchell - Apr. 19, 2010

Excellent report on the next steps for Haitian earthquake refugees. This piece goes beyond simply reporting the conditions; it highlights the challenges large, temporary refugee encampments pose to restarting the Haitian economy.

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