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Action Alert: Please Sign the Under Tents Petition Demanding Housing Rights for the 400,000 People Still Homeless After the 2010 Earthquake

Over two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti’s capital, almost 400,000 people still live in displacement camps under shredded plastic tarps and tattered tents. Women and girls are particularly vulnerable to gender-based violence and face high rates of rape in the camps. Many lack access to adequate food, clean water, and toilets. Now, in yet another rainy season, all displaced persons face flooding and a surge in cholera. One in five is also at risk of imminent forced eviction. These are people fighting to hold onto hope. Together with Haiti's homeless, the Under Tents campaign is demanding housing rights. Please sign this urgent petition ...