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Global Human Rights Clinic

2015

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Aftershocks: The Human Impact Of U.S. Deportations To Post-Earthquake Haiti, University Of Chicago Law School - Global Human Rights Clinic, University Of Miami Law School Immigration Clinic, University Of Miami Law School Human Rights Clinic Jan 2015

Aftershocks: The Human Impact Of U.S. Deportations To Post-Earthquake Haiti, University Of Chicago Law School - Global Human Rights Clinic, University Of Miami Law School Immigration Clinic, University Of Miami Law School Human Rights Clinic

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Haiti still reels from the devastating effects of the January 12, 2010 earthquake that killed over 300,000 people, rendered one in seven Haitians homeless, and wreaked $9 billion of damage in a country whose 2009 GDP was only $7 billion. At least 85,000 people still live in internally displaced person camps (IDP camps) and many have moved back into shoddy structures that would not survive another earthquake. The cholera epidemic that struck Haiti in the wake of the earthquake has been characterized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as “the worst cholera outbreak in recent history,” killing …