Les Cas. The death toll in the severe earthquake in Haiti has reached close to 2000. Haiti officials reported on Tuesday that 500 more people were killed in the earthquake. The Civil Protection Agency has put the death toll in the earthquake at 1,941 and the number of injured at 9,900. Many of whom are still waiting to get medical facility or help. Relief and rescue operations are getting delayed due to rain in the country. Relief and rescue efforts in Haiti have been hampered by Tropical Storm Grace. Due to this delay in relief work, the anger and frustration of those who are already homeless has increased even more.
Hurricane Grace also wreaked havoc on southwestern Haiti, worst-hit by Sunday’s earthquake, and officials warned that up to 15 inches of rain could fall in some areas before the storm progresses. It rained intermittently in the quake-damaged city of Les Cayes and the capital Port-au-Prince. A powerful earthquake was about to devastate the Caribbean country of Haiti, where the villages of the villages became desolate. Thousands of people have been displaced after their homes were completely destroyed. Earthquake victims have to live under the open sky in the scorching heat. Relief work is becoming difficult in this natural calamity amid the Corona epidemic and incidents of violence. The president was assassinated in Haiti some time ago.
Also read: 1 case of corona found in New Zealand after 6 months, 3 days lockdown across the country
Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry has declared a month-long state of emergency across the country. According to the Civil Defense Office here, more than seven thousand houses have been completely destroyed. Five thousand houses are damaged. Along with this, schools, churches, hospitals have also suffered. The disaster has come at a time when the whole country is battling the Corona epidemic.
Read Hindi News online and watch Live TV News18 on Hindi website. Know news related to country and abroad and your state, Bollywood, sports world, business.