To Haiti and Back: Milot’s Tent City

By Adam Mankoski July 15, 2010

After the January 12 earthquake struck the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, the population swelled in the sleepy town of Milot, the “North State for Haiti” team’s week-long home base. Victims of the quake, their families, medical professionals, aid workers, and refugees from the rubble descended on this tropical village in Haiti’s northeast.

It’s nearly impossible to determine the volume of the population explosion, but a tent-city phoenixed from the ashes of a former patch of banana palms on the grounds of a school, across from Hopital Sacre Coeur.

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