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Caritas appeal for Haiti

October 11, 2016

Caritas Internationalis, the Church’s confederation of relief and development agencies, has issued an appeal on behalf of Haiti, ravaged by Hurricane Matthew.

“Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere,” Caritas said in a statement. “This is the biggest disaster since the 2010 earthquake when 100,000’s of people died. People need food and water immediately.”

“Materials to repair houses such as wood, nails and corrugated sheeting are also essential,” the statement continued. “There are still people in temporary housing from the 2010 earthquake so is important that a more permanent solution to housing is found.”

 
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