HAITI: Resettlement Plan Excludes Almost 200,000 Families

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Image uploaded from a quicklink From Jane Regan, a senior journalist at Ayiti Kale Je: Haitian authorities -- or, to be more precise, those who have authority in Haiti, but who are not necessarily Haitian -- actually do have a plan for Haiti's homeless.

The ambitious 30-page "Neighborhood Return and Housing Reconstruction Framework (version 3)," obtained last month by Haiti Grassroots Watch, outlines plans to rebuild neighbourhoods with better zoning and better services, help homeowners rebuild safer homes, or relocate homeowners to new homes in less precarious locations.

However, the Framework leaves out Haiti's largest group of earthquake victims: the poorest of the poor. The renters.

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