Log in
Please enter your login details

Skip to main content

Breaking News
  • Iranian force seizes U.S. cargo ship, directs it to Iranian port – Saudi owned Arabiya TV / Reuters
  • UN says the number of people displaced by Yemen conflict has more than doubled since April 17 estimate 150 000 (Reuters)
  • USA: Baltimore mayor’s office says nearly 200 people have been arrested, 15 buildings and 144 vehicles set on fire in Monday night rioting (Reuters)
  • Saudi Arabia arrests 65 Saudi nationals suspected of belonging to Islamic State (State news agency/Reuters)
  • Nepal: up to 250 people missing after an avalanche in Rasuwa, trekking area North of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu (governor/Reuters)
Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit

Cars block roads, while pedestrians struggle through knee-deep, swirling torrents. Before hitting the East Coast of the USA, Sandy drenched the southern part of Haiti, along with the capital Port au Prince.

The authorities say 70 percent of crops were destroyed and livestock lost. Rivers overflowed, making the already-difficult daily life a virtual impossibility.

At least 54 people died and the UN estimates 1.6 million have been affected.

Haitian Prime Minister Laurence Lamothe has reiterated an appeal for emergency international humanitarian aid to help his stricken country.

More about: