All week the NewsHour is reporting on the state of recovery in Haiti, six months after a powerful earthquake devastated the impoverished island nation.
As we’ve reported earlier, thousands of Haitians continue to live in tent camps after their homes were destroyed in the disaster. Now these camps have taken on a life of their own, with businesses and schools, among other things.
More than 1,300 tent camps are housing an estimated 1.5 million people in Haiti displaced by a powerful earthquake in January. Some camps are well serviced by a variety of NGOs, but other more informal camps have little support.
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