Subject: Shantytown

Men Rebuilding Cité Popo

Using what materials were available, two residents of Cité Popo do what they can to rebuild their neighborhood after the damage done by Hurricane Luis. September 8, 1995

Ready to Leave, Cité Popo

A woman in the wreckage of Cité Popo, packing her few belongings. September 9, 1995

Drying laundry on lines after Luis

Residents on the Dutch-side of St. Martin dry their clothes on clothes lines outside of their homes following the hurricane.

Cité Popo, the day after

Cité Popo was deeply impacted by Hurricane Luis. On September 22, 1995, the French government destroyed the entire shantytown and it was never rebuilt.