Quake, Aftershock Have Some Sleeping Outside

Thousands of people along Haiti’s north coast dragged mattresses and chairs outside on Monday, fearing aftershocks after a 5.9 earthquake killed at least 12 and injured 188 over the weekend.

Many wondered how they were going to rebuild from Saturday night’s quake and a strong 5.2 magnitude aftershock on Sunday that had residents in the coastal city of Port-de-Paix and elsewhere worried about returning to their cracked cinderblock homes for fear that they would collapse.

Among them was Marc-Sena Docteur, a 24-year-old carpenter whose girlfriend died in the earthquake.Read More…http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/world-news/20181009/quake-aftershock-have-some-sleeping-outside

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