port au prince
There's been considerable rain where we live in Haiti, and there are also wind gusts. I fear for folks in Leogane and elsewhere who are vulnerable to flooding.
I was at the supermarket at my home in Florida with my two young daughters when my sister-in-law called to ask if I'd heard that there had been an earthquake in Haiti. I was a bit stunned. "Earthquake?" I said. Are you sure? She said it was 7.0. That didn't quite register for me. Then she said it was catastrophic.
Mennonite Central Committee worker Ben Depp offers a first hand account of the earthquake and the devastating results. Ben and Alexis, of Waxhaw, N.C., are based in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. (produced by Silas Crews and Linda Espenshade)
This is Cindy and Phyllis writing to let you know that we are all safe here at Bolosse. We were hit hard though.