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Haiti land rights, land tenure, and urban recovery

More than two years after the earthquake in Haiti, hundreds of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) remain in tents and informal settlements in the earthquake zone. The reasons for this vary, but land rights and land tenure are central.

This report distills some of the complex issues involved, finding that policy frameworks governing land tenure and land rights operate in a highly dynamic, customary, and partially informal manner.

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