Episode
January 15, 2015

Haiti: 5 years on

The Stream examines how the country has progressed since the 2010 earthquake.
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“Build back better”. That was the idea following the 2010 earthquake that shook Haiti, leaving behind an island nation devastated. With this week marking the 5th anniversary of the disaster, many are asking why the country hasn’t achieved that goal. Although some of the infrastructure has been rebuilt and most Haitians have moved out of temporary camps, thousands still remain displaced. With progress in some places and not others, has Haiti built back better? Join us at 1930GMT.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Gabriel Elizondo @elizondogabriel
Correspondent, Al Jazeera English

Jonathan Katz @KatzOnEarth
Journalist
thebigtruck.tumblr.com

Stephane Vincent @stephane_vt
Digital media consultant for the Haitian government
vincentstephane.com

Jean Frenel Tham @Concern
Assistant country director, Concern in Haiti
concernworldwide.org

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