Haiti

Hurricane Sandy Victims in Haiti Forgotten

Haitians who have lost homes have received little assistance

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Hurricane Sandy, the deadly storm that slammed into New York and New Jersey in October, tore through the Caribbean long before reaching America — and in Haiti, many still await help.

Flooding from Sandy killed 54 people and left thousands homeless in Haiti, another woe for a country still struggling to recover from a 2010 earthquake that left more than 200,000 dead.

A cholera epidemic that broke out afterwards has since killed around 7,600 people but even its effect worsened with the recent rains — 44 deaths were reported in the past month, according to Haiti's Ministry for Public Health.