World Vision Helps House Displaced Haitians

    Quake-displaced Haitians living in camps in Port-au-Prince will be relocated to sites with World Vision-funded transition shelters. Photo by: Marco Dormino/UN

    Some 7,500 displaced Haitians living in camps in Port-au-Prince will be moved to another site outside the city to live in transition shelters constructed with donations from World Vision Canada, among other organizations. The organization’s transitional shelters consist of aluminum frames that can be covered using tarpaulins or canvas. Each has two bedrooms, a sitting room and a food storage area. World Vision said it will continue food rations and tent distribution initiatives.

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