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Report urges Haiti to protect quake victims from forced evictions | Reuters


Children made homeless by the 2010 earthquake walk between the tents of Shelter Camp 3 in Port-au-PrinceSome 65,000 people were forcibly evicted from 175 camps between July 2010 and the end of March 2013, Amnesty said in a report, warning that more than a quarter of the 320,000 people still living in camps face possible eviction.

“This is a story of ongoing human rights violations creating deep suffering. People who most suffered from the earthquake were those living in extreme poverty. They have been living in camps with appalling living conditions,” said Javier Zúñiga, a special adviser to Amnesty. via | Reuters Haitians made made homeless by the 2010 earthquake stand in an opening in wall around Shelter Camp 3 in Port-au-Prince.

 

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