Haiti Earthquake: Rescuers Search for Survivors, Death Toll Climbs to 1,297 – The St Kitts Nevis Observer


There are reports of hospitals being overwhelmed in the city of Les Cayes https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-latin-america-58216614 BBC- Officials in Haiti have confirmed at least 1,297 people are dead after a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean nation on Saturday. Rescuers are picking through rubble in a desperate search for any survivors. Homes, churches and schools were among […]
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Haiti Quake: U.N. Calls for 'Humanitarian Corridor' in Gang-Held Areas - The St Kitts Nevis Observer

By Laura Gottesdiener and Drazen Jorgic   PORT-AU-PRINCE, Aug 15 (Reuters) – A “humanitarian corridor” through Haiti’s gang-infested areas should be established so aid can flow to the southern regions hit by a powerful earthquake on Saturday that killed more than 1,200 people, a U.N. official said on Sunday. The […]