Photo Essay: Haiti’s Unnatural Disaster
Hammered by four deadly storms and unprepared for the worst, Haiti finds itself helpless to react.
No end in sight: As Hurricane Gustav approached the southern United States, state and federal governments swung into action, fearing a reprise of the Katrina catastrophe. As it turned out, the damage to the United States was less serious than expected. But in Haiti, the suffering is just beginning as four storms in four weeks, two of them hurricanes, have devastated the impoverished island in what the countrys president calls, Katrina in the entire country, but without the means that Louisiana had.
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