WORLD Haiti quake death toll rises to 2,189


Haiti quake death toll rises to 2,189


19:37, August 19, 2021

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The confirmed death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on August 14 has risen to 2,189, local civil protection authorities said on Wednesday.

Flooding and heavy rains over the past days interrupted efforts to search for survivors of the quake and help those left homeless or without food and water.

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