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Some Haitians still homeless 5 years after massive earthquake




People walk by the collapsed Sacre Coeur Church in Port-au-Prince, on January 14, 2010, following the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti on January 12.
People walk by the collapsed Sacre Coeur Church in Port-au-Prince, on January 14, 2010, following the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti on January 12.
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Five years ago on Monday, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and leaving more than 1 million homeless.

Now as foreign aid dwindles, Haiti is still struggling to find suitable homes for many of the survivors. 

Jacqueline Charles is the Caribbean Correspondent for the Miami Herald and is in Haiti. 

She says that the number of Haitians living in tent housing has been reduced from 1.5 million to around 85,000, but that the situation for many is far from improved. The economy continues to struggle and there is a lack of jobs. Plus, some of the new housing that has been built is very small - the size of most garages - and far from services.