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Tag: Les Cayes Haiti

  • Monday, August 16th 2021 - 08:02 UTC

    Death toll from Haiti earthquake reaches 1,297 by Sunday evening

     Henry explained that due to the time at which the earthquake occurred, there were many people crowded in churches

    Authorities in charge of the relief efforts after Saturday's earthquake in Haiti Sunday announced the death toll had reached 1,297 and counting. After the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the Richter scale that struck the southwest of the country, there were five aftershocks, including one of magnitude 5.2 17 kilometers from the town of Chantal, also with an epicenter 10 kilometers deep.

  • Monday, August 16th 2021 - 05:56 UTC

    PAHO Emergency medical teams expected at earthquake bashed Haiti

    ”Our hearts go out to the people of Haiti on this truly sad day,” said PAHO Director, Dr. Carissa F Etienne (Pic EFE)

    A team of experts from the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) office in Port au Prince has been deployed to evaluate damage and coordinate an appropriate health response following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook Haiti on the morning of Saturday August 14.