The winding road from camps to villages

Reflections on a recent visit to one of Port-au-Prince’s remaning tent encampment from Charissa Zehr:

Our host, Elie, told us about his experiences as a camp committee leader in Accra. Residents still have little or no access to water, electricity, or basic sanitation. Despite this, Elie and others in the camp do not wish to be defined by their vulnerability. He used the example of ants—small creatures seemingly at the whim of their environment. “Yet they remain a force to be reckoned with. I am a force to be reckoned with. Together we are trying to pull ourselves out of the system of vulnerability.”

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