Project Jacmel Blog: A night on patrol in Jacmel's largest tent city

Published on 30 March 2010

Near the centre of Jacmel, just a few hundred metres off the main street Baranguilla Ave., more than 5,000 people live in Pinchinat, the city’s former soccer field and now its largest tent city. It started to take shape two days after the quake when the poorest of the poor who survived built makeshift shelters out of whatever they could scrounge from the remains of their homes and what they could find on the street.(..)The World Food Program brings food; Unicef water; and a medical clinic was established.

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