May 29, 2024

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Haiti quake rises, more than 1,900 dead, nearly 10,000 injured

The European Union (EU) announced on Tuesday that it will provide three million euros in humanitarian aid to the island.

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A magnitude 7.2 earthquake shook the region of southwestern Haiti on Saturday, August 14, killing at least 1,941 people and injuring more than 9,900, according to the country’s civil defense services. Authorities have appealed for blood to be donated to rescue them. More than 60,000 homes have been destroyed.

In addition to the grief of the victims sleeping outside, the tropical storm is raining down on Grace. Rainfall may occur in places “The Great Flood”, According to the Miami-based U.S. Hurricane Center. Under these conditions, the Haitian authorities a “Intense Awareness” Regarding cracked houses that can collapse under the weight of rain.

The European Union announced on Tuesday that it was doing so Providing three million euros in humanitarian assistance to Haiti to meet the needs of the affected population.

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