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Heavy rainfall hits Haiti, floods leave at least 5 people dead and 3 missing

Heavy rainfall hit Haiti on July 3, 2019, causing deadly floods in which at least 5 people lost their lives. 3 people are still missing.

Haiti’s western part has been affected by heavy rainfall on Wednesday, July 3, leading to severe urban flooding in capital Port-Au-Prince.

Torrential rains swept away and wreck at least a dozen homes and severely disrupted road networks.  

3 people were found dead in the city’s impoverished Cite Soleil neighborhood, while two others were killed elsewhere in Port-au-Prince, according to Haiti’s Directorate for Civil Protection (DPC)

In the town of Petionville, 3 people have been reported missing and five were seriously injured when a wall collapsed under the weight of the downpour, the Jamaica Observer reports. Continue reading


Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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Jul. 08, 2019

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