Haiti Natural Disasters

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Although the entire Country of Haiti was adversely affected, the western peninsula was the recipient of the more severe devastation. The towns of Jeremie, Port Salut, and Les Cayes were literally demolished in the storm. A country that depends heavily on tourism, especially in the capital city of Port Au Prince has seen a 75% decline as a result of the recent natural disasters. The Caribbean country nestled in the West Indies neighboring the Dominican Republic is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.

Foreign aid is pouring in from many nations including the United States, Canada, and the European Union. The basic infrastructure of roads, clean water and sewage systems were already scarce due to the destruction left by the earthquake!
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