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Salt in the Wound: The urgent need to prevent forced evictions from camps in Haiti

by Luna Allison | December 10, 2012

In a briefing note, « The urgent need to prevent forced eviction in camps in Haiti », published today, Oxfam welcomes the Haitian government’s efforts to help families leave camps in order to move to back to their neighbourhoods. However, it also calls on the Haitian government and landowners to halt forced evictions and work towards a practical solution that balances the needs of camp residents and landowners. On the anniversary of the human rights declaration, Oxfam denounces the violation of rights of the more than 60,000 people have been forcibly evicted from 152 temporary sites since July 2010.

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