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Haitian Homes<br />Zach Blevins<br />
Built From…<br />Varies by area<br />Made of the materials available in the nearby area because they are to poor to buy pr...
<ul><li>Bamboo and </li></ul>tin<br />Cinderblock, tin,- and bamboo<br />
Inside a Haitian Home<br />
Heating and Cooling<br />Haitian people are so poor that there are virtually no heating and cooling systems in their homes...
Cooking is done with pots on a fire<br />Access to public services is very low<br />Public institutions remain very weak d...
Haiti&apos;s coverage levels in urban and rural areas are the lowest in the hemisphere for both water supply and sanitatio...
Most likely not<br />Why?- not sturdy enough<br />              - not water tight<br />              - no heat or air<br /...
Bjørnlund, Nana. &quot;Haiti - Houses.&quot; 2010. Web. 20 Jan. 2010.<br />&quot;Haiti.&quot; 19 Jan. 2010. Web. 20 Jan. 2...
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  1. 1. Haitian Homes<br />Zach Blevins<br />
  2. 2. Built From…<br />Varies by area<br />Made of the materials available in the nearby area because they are to poor to buy products for a decent home<br />Some materials are bamboo, tin, and cinderblock <br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Bamboo and </li></ul>tin<br />Cinderblock, tin,- and bamboo<br />
  4. 4. Inside a Haitian Home<br />
  5. 5. Heating and Cooling<br />Haitian people are so poor that there are virtually no heating and cooling systems in their homes<br />
  6. 6. Cooking is done with pots on a fire<br />Access to public services is very low<br />Public institutions remain very weak despite foreign aid and the government&apos;s declared intent to strengthen the sector&apos;s institutions<br />Cooking and Sanitation Quality<br />
  7. 7. Haiti&apos;s coverage levels in urban and rural areas are the lowest in the hemisphere for both water supply and sanitation<br />Sewer systems and wastewater treatment are nonexistent <br />11% of population have home water connections<br />30% have some sort of access to sanitation<br />Water and Sanitation Access<br /><ul><li> Most people use an Outhouse</li></li></ul><li>Roofs are mostly made of tin because it is sturdy, cheap, and mostly water-proof<br />Windows and doors are mostly made of old cloth<br />Roofs, Windows, and doors<br />
  8. 8. Most likely not<br />Why?- not sturdy enough<br /> - not water tight<br /> - no heat or air<br /> - definitely not pass inspection<br />Would This Home Work Here?<br />
  9. 9. Bjørnlund, Nana. &quot;Haiti - Houses.&quot; 2010. Web. 20 Jan. 2010.<br />&quot;Haiti.&quot; 19 Jan. 2010. Web. 20 Jan. 2010.<br />Haitian Home. Digital image. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;http://farm1.static.flickr.com/31/60752400_d87cf21b1a.jpg?v=0&gt;.<br />Haitian Water Source. Digital image. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;http://www.mma1.org/images/Haiti%20Water%20Project%202.jpg&gt;.<br />Inside a Haitian Home. Digital image. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;http://www.jansochor.com/photo-blog/inside-shack-cite-soleil-haiti-06.jpg&gt;.<br />&quot;Water supply and sanitation in Haiti.&quot; 19 Apr. 2009. Web. 20 Jan. 2010.<br />Berggren, Ruth. Haitian Cooking. Digital image. Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin. Web. 28 Jan. 2010. &lt;http://alumnibulletin.med.harvard.edu/doctoring/doctors/images/saints.jpg&gt;.<br />Haitian River. Digital image. Web. 28 Jan. 2010. &lt;http://www.dougdoebler.com/x/haiti2009/2009%20haiti%20photos%20for%20web%20page/6-Betel-River-Cabaret-Haiti.JPG&gt;.<br />Works Cited<br />
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