Jameson Jacques has been living in a makeshift shelter in Haiti's capital with his three children since gang members torched his house, killing his parents.

Like him, many in Port-au-Prince have been enduring a hellish daily routine a month after the announcement of a transitional governing council — finally formalized on Friday — meant to put the country back on the road toward some semblance of order, and eventually toward holding elections.

But the decree issued by Haiti's government leaves many questions unanswered.