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“Trying to survive”: Scrap metal recycling brings cash in Haiti post-earthquake

Haiti earthquake metal recycling

Les Cayes, HaitiReuters After a devastating earthquake levelled tens of thousands of homes in Haiti, some residents have started to pick up the pieces, collecting scrap metal from the rubble to resell and make ends meet.  Djedson Hypolite deftly coiled severed electrical wires at a collapsed home in the southern Haitian city of Les Cayes […]

Hait – Aftershock rocks city as aid efforts gather momentum

A 6.1 magnitude aftershock rocked Haiti earlier this week in the wake of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake which devastated the nation on 12th January, estimated to have killed anywhere from between 100,000 and 200,000 people and to have made another 1.5 million homeless. Damage from the aftershock – centred about 60 kilometres south-west of Port-au-Prince […]