Episode
February 4, 2016

In Armenia, decades of displacement

Thousands left homeless from 1988 earthquake are still living in temporary shelters.
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Thousands of Armenians were displaced by a deadly 1988 earthquake, but more than 27 years later, why are some families still living in temporary shipping containers? We'll look at what's being done to help these families and discuss the long-term challenges in trying to resettle communities after a natural disaster. Join the conversation at 19:30 GMT.

On today's episode, we speak to: 

Hayk Barseghyan
Photographer
Kickstarter campaign: www.crowdfunder.co.uk/day-of-shame

Timothy Straight @HDIFarmenia
Founder, Homeland Development Initiative Foundation
hdif.org

Vardan Partamyan
Head of Projects, Hayastan All Armenian Fund
himnadram.org

Maria Titizian @MariaTitizian
Journalist

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