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Haiti : Torrential Rains Left One Dead

Torrential Rains Left One Dead

Haiti (McKoy’s News) – Torrential Rains Left One Dead: One person has died following torrential rains in Haiti.

A mudslide occurred in the community of Archaie yesterday killed one and several others had to be evacuated.  Police and Emergency personnel have asked persons to evacuate the area and nearbouring communities and to listen to radios and other means of communication.  At least five persons; who were injured by the mudslides, have been transferred to neighbouring hospitals.

Five homes have been destroyed by massive landslides and heavy rainfall.

Haiti; the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is still recovering from the damage left in the wake of Hurricane Mathew in October 2016.  The storm left 573 dead.

Contributed by Dr. Colin O Jarrett

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