According to the report: 75% of families had someone go an entire day without eating in the past week; 44% of families primarily drank untreated water; 78% of families lived without enclosed shelter; and 48% had been threatened with forced eviction. There have been increased protests demanding a solution to the lack of adequate housing.
Bellerive aired "his concerns about the pace and size of what we are doing today." He added that "impatience is increasing," with the need to show results right away in Haiti.
The Haitian premier called for a solution to be offered within three months for at least half of Haitians who have lost their homes, and who are doing their best to survive in temporary shelters.
Some 125,000 Haitian families were put up in the emergency camps following the January 12 earthquake. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake killed 250,000 people.
Hillary Clinton said, "Those who expect progress immediately are unrealistic and doing a disservice to the many people who are working so hard."[Bernard] Kouchner said that "It's because they have no idea of the immensity of the disaster."[...] Yet, it may be the foreign ministers who are unaware of the immensity of the disaster on the ground for the millions of Haitians still homeless nearly 9 months after the earthquake.