Audio slideshow: Life in a camp in Haiti

Recorded and photographed by Jake Price. Produced by Jake Price and Phil Coomes (

In January an earthquake in Haiti killed up to 230,000 people and left more than one million homeless.

As the rainy season began, photographer Jake Price travelled to a number of the many camps that house some of those left homeless and presents his impressions of those struggling to rebuild their lives.

“There is an undercurrent of vibrant life in Haiti that the waters cannot wash away. After hurricanes, floods, years of domestic and foreign misrule, and the devastating earthquake, a sense of life still runs through peoples veins”

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“Despite the efforts and good intentions of a host of foreigners and a government that got a wake-up call, progress has been timidly slow.”

‘We’re always fresh in Haiti’

A day in the life of a barbershop owner in Port-au-Prince since the earthquake (

“You can’t let tragedy sweep you away. Looking after yourself is a big part of that”

Child’s eye: Haiti’s humanitarian aftershock

As the aid effort continues in Port-au-Prince, Andrise, a nine-year-old Haitian, describes family life since the disaster (

This video, posted in January, could have been posted yesterday with families still living in the same make-shift tents as they were weeks following the quake.

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