Haiti Flooding

As of Monday mudslides had killed 23 people near Cabaret (19 miles north of Port au Prince) – by Tuesday morning some estimates were as high as 43 for the country as a whole. According to the Haitian Government’s Civil Defense Department 14,000 families have been affected, 1,000 homes have been destroyed and another 4,700 seriously damaged. Near Cabaret 900 people are living in temporary shelter – this on top of many still in temporary shelters in the South following Hurricane Dean in August read more