Boucan Ferdinand, Haiti

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Anita bathes his son Romenson Exalus at their house in Boucan Ferdinand. Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in southeast Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave for the neighbouring Dominican Republic. Without health services, electricity, or paved roads, Boucan Ferdinand lost its only road to the nearest Haitian town, Bois Négresse, in devastating floods back in 2004.

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