“They Forgot about Us!” Gender and Haiti's IDP Camps


Schuller, Mark, trans. 2011. “‘They Forgot about Us!’ Gender and Haiti’s IDP Camps, Interview and Translation.” Meridians 11 (1): 149–57. doi:10.2979/meridians.11.1.149.

Author: Mark Schuller


The article presents personal reactions of women to the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The article discusses the psychic trauma of living in the Haiti's displacement camps after the earthquake. Topics include the camps' poor access to water, statistics relating to violence against women in the camps, and instances of forced eviction.

Topics: Displacement & Migration, IDPs, Environment, Environmental Disasters, Gender Regions: Americas, Caribbean countries Countries: Haiti

Year: 2011

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