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Portraits of Haitians from one of the poorest neighbourhoods destroyed by the earthquake one year ago.

swissinfo’s Thomas Kern travelled to Haiti and took these photographs of people in the Fort National neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince – a poor, densely populated maze of narrow streets and one-room shelters. It was among the hardest hit areas. Many residents moved to the makeshift campsite in Champs de Mars and have been unable to return.

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