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Water And Sanitation In Haitian Tent Cities

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Water and sanitation has become a major issue in the aftermath of Haiti's biggest earthquake to date.
Sabri Ben-Achour
Water and sanitation has become a major issue in the aftermath of Haiti's biggest earthquake to date.

As masses of Haitians settle into life in tent cities that can number into the tens of thousands, things like water and sanitation have become a critical issue for the health of these communities.

Non-governmental organixations and the Haitian government were quick to establish a water supply to some of these tent cities, but as Sabri Ben-Achour reports from Port-au-Prince, sanitation is quite another matter...

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