A week after Haiti’s deadly earthquake, hope is hard to find

Haitians are scrambling for food, shelter, and health care as the ongoing pandemic, natural disasters and a presidential assassination take their toll.

A resident of Corail, Haiti, sleeps on the streets in a makeshift shelter. “Most of this town is now homeless,” said Alex Maxcia, the magistrat (mayor) of Corail. Those who didn’t flee the city of 23,000 people, a two-hour drive from Jeremie, sleep on the streets. Their cracked and broken homes are unlivable.

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