Haiti: Michicu camp

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

  • 01-haiti11jeffrey-107-0072.jpgACT has helped 1200 people move from the crowded Prophecie camp, including Yvette Chery, helping her son get ready for school in their one-room Port-au-Prince apartment. ACT has helped Chery return to her damaged home and helped her deal with the fear the earth will start trembling again. "I am still afraid, though not every day. I'm trying to live with it," she says. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
  • 02-haiti11jeffrey-107-0077.jpgClifford Blaise (left), a psychosocial monitor for an ACT-funded programme that has helped 1200 people move out of the crowded Prophecie camp, talks Yvette Chery outside her one-room Port-au-Prince apartment. "We help people understand that they are better off at home than dealing with the constant problems in the camps," Blaise says. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
  • 06-haiti11jeffrey-107-0395.jpgAnouk Noel, 30, an achondroplastic dwarf who has lost the use of her legs, sits in her wheelchair just outside her demolished home. She is is one of 600 people living with disabilities in Port-au-Prince who have received an ACT grant of US$450 each. She uses her grant to buy cosmetics which her family resells to support themselves. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
  • 07-haiti11jeffrey-107-0459.jpgThis woman survived the devastating January 2010 Haitian earthquake and today lives in the Michicu camp for elderly and people living with disabilities, located in Cite Soleil, a poor section of Port-au-Prince. Some 320 people live in the camp which receives support from ACT Alliance. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
  • 09-haiti11jeffrey-107-0486.jpgThis girl survived the devastating January 2010 Haitian earthquake and today lives in the Michicu camp for elderly and people living with disabilities, located in Cite Soleil, a poor section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some 320 people live in the camp, which receives support from ACT Alliance members. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
  • 08-haiti11jeffrey-107-0536.jpgThis woman survived the devastating January 2010 Haitian earthquake and today lives with her young daughter in the Michicu camp for elderly and people living with disabilities, located in Cite Soleil, a poor section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some 320 people live in the camp, which receives support from ACT Alliance members. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
  • 05-haiti11jeffrey-107-0564.jpgEllanoucheka Joseph (left) survived the devastating January 2010 Haitian earthquake, and today lives in the Michicu camp for elderly and people living with disabilities, located in Cite Soleil, a poor section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some 320 people live in the camp, which receives support from ACT Alliance members. Behind her is Loman Wok, another camp resident.
  • 04-haiti11jeffrey-107-0582.jpgJimmy Docena survived the devastating January 2010 Haitian earthquake and today lives in the Michicu camp for elderly and people living with disabilities, located in Cite Soleil, a poor section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some 320 people live in the camp, which is supported by ACT Alliance members. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
  • 10-haiti11jeffrey-107-0651.jpgThis woman survived the devastating January 2010 Haitian earthquake and today lives in the Michicu camp for elderly and people living with disabilities, located in Cite Soleil, a poor section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some 320 people live in the camp, which receives support from ACT Alliance members. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
  • 03-haiti11jeffrey-107-0678.jpgThis girl survived the devastating January 2010 Haitian earthquake and today lives in the Michicu camp for elderly and people living with disabilities, located in Cite Soleil, a poor section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some 320 people live in the camp, which receives support from ACT Alliance members. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey

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Haiti: after the earthquake