Heavy rains that have hit the country since Friday, October 31, 2014, have already killed seven people, including three children, and dozens of flooded homes, particularly in the departments of the West and the North.
2 people have died from flooding in the town of Limonade, 1 person in Limbe and 1 in Cap-Haitien (capital of the Northern Department) following the collapse of a caused by a landslide in the house Cambfort neighborhood.
Danielle Saint-Hilaire, Exza Jean-Baptiste (40) and Jaccius Saingulier (64) are deceased, hitherto identified in the department of Nord), following thundershowers, Monday, November 3, 2014.
Hundreds of affected families are currently housed in a temporary shelter at the Gymnasium of Cap-Haitien. Deprived of food, water and cover to cope with the cold, they call for help.
Blue Hills neighborhoods of Down Vertieres, City of the people of Fort Saint Michel, CONASA of Shada, among others, are flooded.
This is a partial account of the disaster caused by the rains, recorded in the North for Thursday, October 30, 2014.
For the moment, the time covered in the North concerned the population, having regard in particular a semblance of impotence in departmental and municipal authorities.
The floods have mainly affected municipalities Limonade, Cap-Haitien (including Petite Anse neighborhoods and Fort Saint Michael), Grande-Riviere-du-Nord and Limbe.
Extensive damage to infrastructure and agriculture are, among others, reported.
Meanwhile, in the metropolitan area of the capital, three (3) children were killed Sunday night Nov. 2, 2014, following the collapse of a wall on a house in Fontamara 27 (south of the capital, Port au-Prince) under the effect of intense rainfall intensity.
This is Wilda Jean-Louis (10 years), Sebastien Jean Louis (6 years) and another 3 year old child, whose identity was not revealed.
The children's mother was injured in the accident caused by the rains.
This balance in the West is confirmed by the office of civil protection in Port-au-Prince.
Showers and isolated thunderstorms are still likely over parts of the country in the afternoon and evening of Tuesday 4th and Wednesday, November 5, 2014, according to a bulletin from the National Meteorological Center