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Severe flooding hits Haiti, Dominican Republic | Inquirer News


Thousands of families in Haiti and the neighboring Dominican Republic have been displaced by floods from a storm system that drenched the countries for several days, officials said Thursday.Haiti’s Department of Civil Protection said at least 6,000 homes were flooded in Cap-Haitien and several nearby communities and at least 66 homes were completely destroyed. At least five people were killed and one was missing.President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe both toured the area Thursday as officials distributed food and other supplies to flood victims as waters began receding with drier weather. via | Inquirer News.

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