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Haiti-Enviwnman: A 2-year-old boy and a father from the same family died in the mudslide, the heavy rains continue to cause damage in PDP, Ndws department

  • May 5, 2024
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Podper, May 5, 2024 [AlterPresse] — A 2-year-old boy and a father of the same family lost their lives again, in a landslide, on Saturday, May 4, 2024, in Site Limoza, neighborhood of Lakoup, city of Pòdpè, department of Northwest, according to the testimony of fellow journalist Jhonson Fenelus to AlterPresse and AlterRadio.

2 other people, who were in the house where the landslide occurred, were seriously injured. They ran with them to the Pòdpè state hospital, to receive the necessary medical care.

Sunday afternoon, April 28, 2024, 3 people from the same family, Widaens Belfort, a 4-year-old boy, Yoldine Sila, a 29-year-old pregnant woman, and Elda Belfort, 58, died when a wall fell on the house where they were.

This drama happened in the streets of the hospital in the city of Pòdpè, North West department, where it has been raining for several days. Many people rushed to the Pòdpè State Hospital, to avoid being victims of these heavy rains.

There were more than 200 houses flooded with water in the Northwest department, in the rain that has been falling since Friday, April 26, 2024, according to a civil protection report.

Even on Sunday afternoon, April 28, 2024, water coming down with great force caused serious damage to a bridge, which separates the commune of Saint Lwi diNò and Ansafolère, department of Northwest.

In the heavy rain that has been falling since Saturday, April 13, 2024, everywhere in the territory of Haiti, civil protection counts 13 people who lost their lives and 3 others who are missing, in the landslide, on Thursday, May 2, 2024, in the area of ​​Barrière Boutèy, Kap, Northern department.

There are 25 houses that suffered damage from these heavy rains. There are also 2 thousand 260 houses flooded with water, Captain, still according to the civil protection of the country of Haiti. [ppsf rc apr 05/05/2024 9:10]