Initial clearing and rebuilding interrupted the loss and sadness
During the back-to-back hurricanes of 2008, which killed 600 people, our nonprofit organization Yonn Ede Lot (YEL) worked to get food and seed to Lamontagne. We had limited success calling and writing to many organizations then involved with disaster relief. Their emphasis was on Gonaives, the fourth-largest city in Haiti, 90 miles northwest of Port-au-Prince, where significant destruction occurred.
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