Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Grace fell on the island of Haiti on Tuesday, days after it occurred A deadly earthquake destroyed the Caribbean nation. Saturday’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake killed more than 1,000 people and left tens of thousands homeless.
Days after the earthquake, bodies still lie in the streets as officials grapple with chaos and bad weather. Some hospitals are now structurally unsafe after the disaster, forcing them Medical staff to treat patients abroad. Many other people are afraid to go home, fearing another jolt that will bring them down.
As people search for shelter they can, often in makeshift tents, humanitarian workers deliver food and deliver casualties. Save the Children provided nearly 250 families with tarpaulins, sheets and kits for childcare, but help group says The weather is exacerbating an already bad situation.
“I see children crying in the street, people are asking us for food, but we are short on food as well,” said Carl Henry Petty Freer, field director for Save the Children. Associated Press. The organizations here are doing what they can, but we need more supplies. Food, clean water and shelter is badly needed, and we need it fast.”
A very poor and unstable country, Haiti is still reeling from the devastating 2010 earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people, as well as Its president was assassinated last month and continuous Corona Virus pandemic.