Natural Disasters & Earthquake

Haiti ‘got very lucky’ as Tomas Skirted Island

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Photo: Tomas aftermath in Leogane – © Canadian Red Cross

JONATHAN M. KATZ, The Associated Press

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Tropical Storm Tomas pushed northward Saturday after hitting parts of Haiti as a hurricane, leaving villagers to mop up, evacuees to return to their tents and most everyone relieved that the country did not suffer what could have been its first big disaster since the January earthquake.

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Anger Erupts at UN as Cholera Toll Nears 1,000

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov 16, 2010 (IPS) – “People are going to take the body to MINUSTAH to show them what they did,” Jean-Luc Surfin told IPS by phone as riots erupted against Haiti’s U.N. peacekeeping force on Monday in the northern city of Cap-Haitien.

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Haiti’s Misery before Sandy

Haiti’s Misery before Sandy. November 8, 2012 Ashley Smith, Socialist worker (US), original article here HURRICANE SANDY ravaged New Jersey,

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