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Bishop discusses Hurricane Sandy’s damage in Haiti

November 13, 2012

Hurricane Sandy, which claimed nearly 200 lives and caused billions of dollars of damage in the United States, also devastated regions of impoverished Haiti, according to a bishop there.

“Hurricane Sandy destroyed 70% of the crops in the Diocese of Jérémie and caused heavy losses of livestock,” said Bishop Joseph Gontrand Décoste. “We also fear a recurrence of the cholera epidemic.”


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