Haiti’s State of Emergency Extended

HAITI (September 20, 2021)– Haiti’s government has extended the state of emergency first declared Aug. 14 in the South for another 30 days as the earthquake-impacted region continues to recover. The measure appeared Sept. 15, by decree, in Haiti’s official government publication, Le Moniteur.

Many Haitian’s have fled the Country seeking safety and better living conditions in the United States.  The United States executive branch–started deporting the Haitian’s back to Haiti Sunday.    About 200 additional federal officers have been directed to the Southern Border in Texas to police the Exodus.

A month after the disaster, the southern peninsula is still struggling to recover, despite government pronouncements to assist the survivors of the 7.2 magnitude disaster. Rubble clearing and set-up of tent for temporary shelter is moving slowly, the Moniteur decree said.

 

Source: Haitian Times wrote the original article.

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