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Heavy Rains Kill at Least 17 People in Haiti, Flood Thousands of Homes

HeadlineMay 07, 2024

In Haiti, at least 17 people have been killed after days of torrential rains and floods. Some 4,000 homes have been submerged in water as Haitians are already struggling with a spiraling economic and security situation. Much of the destruction is centralized in Haiti’s northern region. Residents remain on high alert.

Enoc Jean Batis: “We sleep badly, and we eat badly. Everything is complicated. For example, when it rains, we can’t sleep. We have to stay standing because water flows below us, so everybody stays standing. There’s no way we can lie to rest.”

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