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Shortages of supplies and workers will delay Gulf rebuilding

Sep. 06, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

Joe Sobol, owner of Big Easy Construction in New Orleans, has bad news for homeowners who've been calling about roofs damaged by Hurricane Ida or to get an update on renovations that were scheduled before the storm ripped through the area. The job will cost a lot more...

President's murder inquiry slow amid Haiti's multiple crises

Sep. 01, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — In the nearly two months since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated, Haiti has suffered a devastating earthquake and a drenching tropical storm, the twin natural disasters deflecting attention from the man-made one that preceded them. ...

Aid flows a bit more quickly into Haiti; challenges remain

Aug. 19, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Relief for the victims of a powerful earthquake and tropical storm began flowing more quickly into Haiti on Thursday, but the Caribbean nation’s entrenched poverty, insecurity and lack of basic infrastructure were still presenting huge challenges to getting food...

Desperation, pressure for aid increase in Haiti after quake

Aug. 18, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Pressure for a coordinated response to Haiti's deadly weekend earthquake mounted Wednesday as more bodies were pulled from the rubble and the injured continued to arrive from remote areas in search of medical care. Aid was slowly trickling in to help the thousands...

Death toll of powerful earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297

Aug. 15, 2021 21:49 PM EDT

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti climbed to 1,297 on Sunday, a day after the powerful temblor turned thousands of structures into rubble and set off franctic rescue efforts ahead of a potential deluge from an approaching storm. ...

At least 304 dead, 1,800 hurt as powerful quake slams Haiti

Aug. 14, 2021 21:48 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday, killing at least 304 people and injuring at least 1,800 others as buildings tumbled into rubble. Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he was rushing aid to areas where towns were destroyed and...