Storm Sandy Ravishes Crops in Haiti

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FOND-DES-BLANC, HAITI (November 8, 2012) – Before Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast of the United States, it hammered parts of the Caribbean, including Haiti, where it wiped out an estimated 70 percent of the nation’s agriculture, including a project sponsored by Covenant World Relief.

Flooding adds to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy

“The wind blew both corn and millets down and washed away the beans. Now rats and dogs are eating the just-formed corn stalks,” said Jean Thomas, director of the Haiti Christian Development Fund. Read more…

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