National Geographic

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Photo by @paolowoods | After the earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, the government started the construction of 3,000 houses near Morne à Cabri, 15 kilometers (9 miles) north of Port-au-Prince, intended for those that had lost their dwellings. The project, whose cost was evaluated at $44 million, was controversially financed by the Venezuelan PetroCaribe fund. It is the 10th anniversary of this catastrophic magnitude 7.0 earthquake that affected three million people and carries a death toll of at least 200,000.

Photo by @paolowoods | After the earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, the government started the construction of 3,000 houses near Morne à Cabri, 15 kilometers (9 miles) north of Port-au-Prince, intended for those that had lost their dwellings. The project, whose cost was evaluated at $44 million, was controversially financed by the Venezuelan PetroCaribe fund. It is the 10th anniversary of this catastrophic magnitude 7.0 earthquake that affected three million people and carries a death toll of at least 200,000.