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US says was overly optimistic on Haiti quake aid – Yahoo News


US officials admitted Thursday that Washington had been over ambitious in its plans to help Haiti in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake, despite pledging about $4 billion in aid.Five years after the 7.0 quake levelled much of the capital Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010 more than a million survivors left homeless have been rehoused.But thousands still live in canvas makeshift shelters as Haiti’s own efforts to get back on its feet have been hampered by political instability and by a cholera outbreak blamed on UN peacekeepers’ poor hygiene. via – Yahoo News

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