Collapse of a house 4 victims
The torrential rains that hit the metropolitan area on Sunday night caused the collapse of a small house at the Ridoré dead end, Carrefour-feuilles causing 3 wounded and the death of a 7-year-old child from the same family.
Bernard Mev’s Hospital could close
Bernard Mev’s Hospital could be forced to close soon due to severe financial difficulties. Many former patients and institutions refuse to pay their debts to the Hospital Center. According to officials, the hospital has already been forced to put some employees on standby.
Protests : The number of deaths double in a month
Jocelyne Colas Noël Executive Director of the National Episcopal Commission Justice and Peace (CE-JILAP) revealed that the number of dead, victims of anti-government mobilization had doubled between September and October from 24 to 40 in October due in particular to a climate conducive to the development and multiplication of Gangs and criminal activities.
Water shortage at Sainte-Thérèse Hospital
Dr. Clarel Courtois, Director ai of Sainte-Thérèse Hospital in Miragoâne, drew attention to the scarcity of water that the largest hospital in the Nippes Department has been facing in recent days. “Like all other public hospitals, Sainte-Thérèse faces enormous problems […] the most serious is the shortage of water […] It has been more than two years since the National Directorate of Drinking Water (DINEPA) stopped supplying the hospital…”