Haiti Tents and Hurricane Season

Photo: National Council of Black Mayors

At yesterday’s American Meteorological Society luncheon in Miami, Bill Reed, the director of the National Hurricane Center, explained to us that more than 1,000,000 in Haiti living in tents. Some of these are in valleys that are flood-prone. Should a hurricane, with its damaging winds and flash flood-producing rains occur this season, the lost of life could be higher than the earthquake’s estimated 250,000.

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