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== What's Going On ==
 
== What's Going On ==
 
[[File:Shanty_Town_1.jpg|thumb|right| Image of Haitian Camps after the 2009 Earthquakes]][[File:Shanty_Town_2.jpg|thumb|right| Image of Camps after the 2004 Tsunami in Thailand]]
 
[[File:Shanty_Town_1.jpg|thumb|right| Image of Haitian Camps after the 2009 Earthquakes]][[File:Shanty_Town_2.jpg|thumb|right| Image of Camps after the 2004 Tsunami in Thailand]]
Survivors of [[natural disasters]], such as the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean and the 2009 earthquakes in Haiti, are left homeless. As a result victims will construct shanty camps, neighborhoods, and towns to fit the need of shelter<ref name="Amnesty International">["'Amnesty International': International Aid Orginization". Gerardo Ducos. livewire.amnesty.org. 15 March, 2010. [http://livewire.amnesty.org/2010/03/15/the-daily-struggle-in-haitis-camps/]] Copyright Amnesty International. 2010]</ref>. These camps are crowded and typically very unclean<ref name="Washington Post">["'The Washington Post': International News Organization". Peter Slevin. www.washingtonpost.com. 03 Feb, 2010. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/02/AR2010020201483.html]] Copyright The Washington Post. 2010]</ref>. Residents live at ground level with the camps sewage, garbage and debris from the disaster<ref name="The Christian Science Monitor">["'The Christian Science Monitor': International News Orginization".  Kathie Klarreich. www.csmonitor.com. 02 Feb, 2010. [http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Haiti-Earthquake-Diary/2010/0202/Haiti-earthquake-diary-The-quest-for-temporary-housing]] Copyright The Christian Science Monitor. 2010]</ref>. These living conditions cause the spread of disease and can contaminate living conditions for an entire family<ref name="Washington Post"></ref><ref name="Wikipedia">["'Wikipedia': Online Encyclopedia". www.wikipedia.com. 12 April, 2010. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slum]] Copyright Wikipedia. 2010]</ref>. Further natural forces such are wind and rain can batter and demolish these make shift encampments, causing more deaths, disease and hardship<ref name="The Red Cross">["'The Red Cross': International Aid Organization". www.redcross.org. 22 March, 2010. [http://www.redcross.org/portal/site/en/menuitem.1a019a978f421296e81ec89e43181aa0/?vgnextoid=5d8681d9ae587210VgnVCM10000089f0870aRCRD]] Copyright The Red Cross. 2010]</ref>.
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Survivors of [[natural disasters]], such as the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean and the 2009 earthquakes in Haiti, are left homeless. As a result victims will construct shanty camps, neighborhoods, and towns to fit the need of shelter<ref name="Amnesty International">["'Amnesty International': International Aid Orginization". Gerardo Ducos. livewire.amnesty.org. 15 March, 2010. [http://livewire.amnesty.org/2010/03/15/the-daily-struggle-in-haitis-camps/]] Copyright Amnesty International. 2010]</ref>. These camps are crowded and typically very unclean<ref name="Washington Post">["'The Washington Post': International News Organization". Peter Slevin. www.washingtonpost.com. 03 Feb, 2010. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/02/AR2010020201483.html]] Copyright The Washington Post. 2010]</ref>. Residents live at ground level with the camp's sewage, garbage and debris from the disaster<ref name="The Christian Science Monitor">["'The Christian Science Monitor': International News Orginization".  Kathie Klarreich. www.csmonitor.com. 02 Feb, 2010. [http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Haiti-Earthquake-Diary/2010/0202/Haiti-earthquake-diary-The-quest-for-temporary-housing]] Copyright The Christian Science Monitor. 2010]</ref>. These living conditions cause the spread of disease and can contaminate living conditions for an entire family<ref name="Washington Post"></ref><ref name="Wikipedia">["'Wikipedia': Online Encyclopedia". www.wikipedia.com. 12 April, 2010. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slum]] Copyright Wikipedia. 2010]</ref>. Further natural forces such are wind and rain can batter and demolish these make shift encampments, causing more deaths, disease and hardship<ref name="The Red Cross">["'The Red Cross': International Aid Organization". www.redcross.org. 22 March, 2010. [http://www.redcross.org/portal/site/en/menuitem.1a019a978f421296e81ec89e43181aa0/?vgnextoid=5d8681d9ae587210VgnVCM10000089f0870aRCRD]] Copyright The Red Cross. 2010]</ref>.
     
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