A protester holds a photo of presidential candidate Jovenel Moise near the headquarters of the Provisional Electoral Council in Port-au-Prince last April, as demonstrators demanded that elections be held. Haiti's tortuous election process dragged on for more than 14 months before Moise was declared the victor. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, pictured during a 2014 visit to Haiti to inaugurate a sanitation campaign. On Thursday, he issued an apology that Haitians have been demanding for six years. Hector Retamal /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Haitian nationals at a Mexican government immigration office near the port of entry between Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, and Nogales, Ariz., wait day after day for appointments with U.S. immigration agents so they can enter. As a result of the Haitian influx and a continuing surge of Central Americans on the Texas-Mexico border, the U.S. government has run out of detention space. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Haitians Arrive To A Harsh Reception

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A child receives the second dose of the vaccine against cholera in Saut d'Eau, Haiti, in a 2014 campaign. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Haiti Launches Largest-Ever Cholera Vaccination Campaign

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A young Haitian suffering from cholera symptoms receives medical attention Saturday at Saint Antoine Hospital of Jeremie in southwestern Haiti. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Linked To Haiti Cholera Outbreak, U.N. Considers Paying Millions In Compensation

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Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health, stands with Mirlande Estenale in front of what used to be her home in the town of Les Cayes, Haiti. Liz Campa/Partners In Health hide caption

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Jan Mapou in his bookstore, Libreri Mapou, in Miami's Little Haiti. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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To Be An American, Says This Haitian-American, Means You Have A Voice

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The rice fields below the village of Banatte. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Who Can Haitians Trust To Deliver Hurricane Aid?

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Residents and rescue teams navigate floodwaters in Lumberton on Monday. The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Matthew has climbed to more than 20 people. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Girls stand in front of their destroyed home in the Dumont section of Port Salut, Haiti. They're now living in the thatched shack that's directly behind the rubble of their home. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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How Many Houses Did Hurricane Leave Standing In Port Salut, Haiti?

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Nicholas Buisson stands next to his tattered hammock on the beach in front of his house in Port Salut. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Haitians Weather Hurricane: 'If We're Going To Die, We're Going To Die Here'

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Residents carry a coffin containing the remains of a pregnant woman killed by Hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, Haiti. People across southwest Haiti are salvaging what they can from wreckage the Category 4 storm caused. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP hide caption

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Gilbert Lorcy outside his home in Les Cayes. He was able to put the roof — which blew off in the storm — on the low stone walls of the foundation. His family spends days at the house and sleeps in a shelter at night. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Haiti's Storm Refugees Want To Know: What's The Plan?

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Haitians watch as people cross a river on National Route 2. Hurricane Matthew washed out a bridge at this spot cuttting off much of the southwest of the country from the capital Port au Prince. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Hurricane Matthew Leaves Hundreds Dead In Haiti; Homes And Crops Are Devastated

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People help each other across the river La Digue in Petit Goave, Haiti, on Wednesday, a day after Hurricane Matthew raked the island nation. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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