On Tuesday, heavy rain from Tropical Storm Grace hit the island of Haiti. A few days later The deadly earthquake destroyed the Caribbean countriesThe 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Saturday killed more than 1,000 people and left tens of thousands of people homeless.
A few days after the earthquake, as officials struggled to deal with chaos and bad weather, the body was still lying on the street.After the disaster, some hospitals are now structurally too unsafe, forcing Medical staff treat patients outsideMany other people are too scared to go back to their homes, fearing that another earthquake will cause them to fall.
When people seek shelter they can find, usually in makeshift tents, humanitarian workers have been delivering food and caring for the injured.Save the Children has provided tarps, oil drums and tool kits to about 250 families to take care of their babies, but The aid team says The weather is exacerbating the already dire situation.
“I saw children crying in the street, people asked us for food, but we also lacked food,” Carl-Henry Petit-Frère, the scene manager of Save the Children told us Associated Press“The organization here is doing what it can, but we need more supplies. Food, clean water and shelter are the most needed, and we will need them soon.”
As an extremely poor and unstable country, Haiti still suffered from the devastating earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people in 2010 and Assassinated its president last month And ongoing coronavirus Pandemic.