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In devastated Haiti, a wary look to the sky

With 1.2 million homeless, rainy season will add to miseries

A young resident of a refugee camp in Port-au-Prince stood amid a sea of the makeshift tents that aid officials say will offer little shelter during the upcoming rainy season. A young resident of a refugee camp in Port-au-Prince stood amid a sea of the makeshift tents that aid officials say will offer little shelter during the upcoming rainy season. (Rodrigo Abd/ Associated Press)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / February 20, 2010

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Earthquake-ravaged Haitians are facing a new threat: the upcoming rainy season. Aid workers are warning that 1.2 million people left homeless by the powerful Jan. 12 quake still lack basic shelter and latrines, putting them at high risk of flash floods, mudslides, and diseases such as typhoid and malaria. (Full article: 1044 words)

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