Even before the earthquake, Haiti was a disaster area. Massive shantytown slums surround cities. Deforestation runs rampant as people push into protected watershed areas trying to feed themselves. Roughly a million people only eat due to the World Food Program. And long before these issues came to the fore, Haiti was known for being a hotbed of HIV.
No amount of reconstruction will address these issues. This means reconstruction is futile without looking at the underlying cause.
One major cause of Haiti's problems is overpopulation. There are too many Haitians to feed on the land of Haiti, and not enough other resources to employ them; the result is grinding poverty and starvation only held off by massive food aid. People who live in shanties cannot build to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes; the Dominican Republic, on the other side of Hispaniola, is notable for having no prominent reports of deaths or damage in this news cycle.
The obvious solution is a one-child policy for the nation, starting with free condoms. Unfortunately, many powerful pressure groups in the USA treat any suggestion of population control or even birth control as tantamount to genocide. This means the suffering cannot be addressed, and the escalation of every hiccup of Nature into a humanitarian disaster will continue.
We deny reality at our own risk.
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