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Haiti - News : Zapping...
Kidnapped this Wednesday August 18, 2019, https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34534-haiti-flash-kidnapping-of-one-of-the-rare-orthopedic-surgeons-in-haiti.html Orthopedist Workens Alexandre was released by his captors on Friday evening, according to his colleagues. We do not know under what condition.
4 humanitarian aid trucks attacked and looted
Friday 4 trucks of the NGO "Food for the Poor" filled with food for the victims of Jérémie, Pestel, Abricot and the Caymite Islands were attacked and looted on Friday August 20, 2021 by unidentified individuals. 1 truck was attacked between Camp-Perrin and Duchity, 2 other trucks were attacked Duchiti and the last not far from the Glace River. An act condemned by the NGO, which asks the authorities to ensure the safety of humanitarian convoys.
The Estimé bridge, on the Grand-Anse river, is closed to traffic
On Friday the Ministry of Public Works published a notice prohibiting owners and drivers of vehicles from driving on the Estime bridge, thrown over the Grand-Anse river. This bridge located on the RN7 connecting the city of Les Cayes to that of Jérémie was severely damaged and is in danger of collapsing. A detour and a temporary ford should allow the Grand’Anse river to be crossed.
Relocation of the Palace of Justice
The Ministry of Justice has just authorized the temporary relocation of the Palais de Justice. We are in talks with our technical and financial partners for the financing and rapid implementation of the project, to strengthen access to justice.
39 German rescuers and doctors arrived in Haiti
Friday 39 rescuers and German doctors of the "I.S.A.R. Germany" arrived in Port-au-Prince where German Ambassador Jens Kraus-Massé welcomed them. Under the coordination of the National Emergency Operations Center, they will come to the aid of the stricken inhabitants of the Cayemites Islands.
Nippes : The 7 children's homes need help
According to a report by the Institute for Social Welfare and Research (IBESR), the seven children's homes in Nippes each need 400 food kits and 200 hygiene kits to cope with this crisis. Also, to prevent the children from sleeping in the houses during the aftershock, the IBESR requested the support of partners for 24 large tents, failing which, 125 tarpaulins to install shelters and rehouse the children under the control of members of the staff of children's homes until normalcy is restored.