Toll in Haiti floods rises to 11: officials

Wow, the Haitian people can’t get a break! Can anyone imagine the devastation that a hurricane striking Haiti within the next several months would cause if rains alone are responsible for eleven deaths?

Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) – The death toll from flooding in quake-hit Haiti Saturday rose to at least 11, according to an AFP compilation of fatalities counted by officials and a journalist in the region.

“The situation is grave… Whole areas are completely flooded. People have climbed on to the roofs of their homes,” a local senator, Francky Exius, told AFP by telephone.

Five people died in the southwestern district of Gelee, near Haiti’s third-biggest city of Les Cayes, when their vehicle was tossed over in rising waters on a road, he said.

Another three died in the nearby village of Torbeck, a deputy, Guy Gerard Georges, said.

The deaths added to three other fatalities elsewhere in the region already recorded by Haiti’s civil emergencies service and a local journalist.

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