Expert: Haiti Faces Trouble Sheltering Throngs of Quake Victims

BY Hari Sreenivasan  January 13, 2010 at 6:16 PM EST

Haiti expert Robert Maguire of Trinity Washington University, who is also chairman of the U.S. Institute of Peace’s Haiti Working Group, stopped by the Rundown this afternoon to discusses how the nation had been trying to recover from four hurricanes and political instability when the quake struck on Tuesday.

Maguire said Haiti faces a massive humanitarian crisis simply on the issue of people who won’t have adequate shelter: