Canadian Centre For Investigative Reporting: Inside Haiti’s “Hurricane Proof” Shelters

24Aug11

http://canadiancentreinvestigates.org/haiti-shelters/

July 15, 2011

10 hurricane shelters were installed at the Institut Nationale Haitiano-Caribbean (INHAC). Formaldehyde tests conducted found concerning levels of the carcinogen in the 6th grade classroom.10 hurricane shelters were installed at the Institut Nationale Haitiano-Caribbean (INHAC). Formaldehyde tests conducted found concerning levels of the carcinogen in the 6th grade classroom. Click on the photo above to see the slideshow.

UPDATE In response to the original article that appeared on thenation.com and CCIR Investigates, a Clinton Foundation representative in aJuly 12th AP article agreed to look into and fix any “structural deficiencies” with their trailers in Haiti. For more on this read Isabel Macdonald’s updated blog on the Investigative Fund site.

This article was reported in partnership with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute, with additional support from the Canadian Centre for Investigative Reporting. A version of this story first appeared on thenation.com.


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