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29 Apr 2010 description
report LA Times

Three months after the earthquake, schools and businesses want their land back.

By Ken Ellingwood, Los Angeles Times

April 29, 2010

Reporting from Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti

Displaced and homeless, the 10,000 earthquake victims crowding the school grounds of the Lycee Jean Jacques are feeling the sting of a new label: unwanted guests.

Administrators and students at the private high school are eager to resume classes after a pause of more than three months.

But they can't as long as the schoolyard, now churned to mud and strewn with trash, remains jammed with …

18 Apr 2010 description
report LA Times

With many displaced people still living in tent camps, floodwaters could wash away what the temblor didn't destroy.

By Joe Mozingo

April 18, 2010

Reporting from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

Every afternoon the clouds pile up on the high ridges above this collapsed city and the breeze descends with a telltale earthy smell.

09 Mar 2010 description
report LA Times

A U.S. group provides hands-on training to 10 top government engineers, who will teach Haitian inspectors how to determine whether a property is safe to live in.

By Ken Ellingwood

March 9, 2010

Reporting from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti - Hector Marie Suze and her family have bunked on a bare lot with 22 other families since the Jan.