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Earthquake: Haiti Grows Desperate As Aid Fails To Reach The Needy

Aug 23, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Frustrated Haitians have attacked supply trucks from aid agencies as food and water dwindled after the Caribbean quake. More than 2,000 died and 12,000 were injured in the natural disaster.

Haiti Gangsters Offer Relief As Death Toll From Earthquake Crosses 2,000

Aug 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As many as 2,207 people died in Haiti after a devastating 7.2 temblor earthquake shook Haiti on August 14, plunging the country into disarray.


Haiti Earthquake: Frustration Grows Over Lack Of Aid As Death Toll Crosses 2,000

Humanitarian aid has been slow to reach those in need, with anger festering in local communities in Haiti. The Caribbean island has raised the official death toll to 2,189 after a massive earthquake hit last weekend.

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Rises To 1,419, Injured Now At 6,000

Aug 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Intermittent rain fell in the earthquake-damaged city of Les Caves and in the capital of Port-au-Prince.


Explained: Why Haiti Is Prone To Devastating Earthquakes

Haiti sits near the intersection of two tectonic plates that make up the Earth's crust. Earthquakes can occur when those plates move against each other and create friction.

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16 August, 2021

Death Toll Of Powerful Earthquake In Haiti Soars To 1,297

Associated Press (AP)

Saturday’s earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured in the Caribbean nation, with thousands more displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes.


15 August, 2021

Earthquake Kills 304 In Haiti

Associated Press (AP)

The earthquake added to the Haiti misery already grappling with COVID-19, presidential assassination and poverty.


08 July, 2021

Haiti President Jovenel Moise Assassinated By Armed Gunmen At Home

Associated Press (AP)

Haitian President Jovenel Moise was killed in an attack in his private residence, First Lady Martine Moise was hospitalised following the overnight attack.


27 February, 2021

Violence Breaks Out In Haiti After 400 Prisoners Escape; 25 Dead

Associated Press (AP)

Some believe Thursday's jailbreak at the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison in northeast Port-au-Prince was to free gang leader Arnel Joseph, who had been Haiti's most wanted fugitive until his arrest in 2019


13 February, 2018

Oxfam Deputy Penny Lawrence Quits Over Sex Scandal Allegations

Outlook Web Bureau

The UK-based charity is accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims that its staff hired prostitutes while delivering aid in Haiti in 2011


12 January, 2018

Donald Trump Sparks Outrage With Racist Slur ‘Shithole Countries’ For Haiti, Africa

Outlook Web Bureau

"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Trump said.


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This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF soldiers rescue people stranded in floodwaters in Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

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This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF soldiers rescue people stranded in floodwaters in Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

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Migrant workers arriving from J&K wait at a railway station to board a train for their native places, in Amritsar. Many of migrant workers are leaving the Kashmir Valley after a series of attacks on them.

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