In Haiti because of a landslide killed six people

At least six people were killed in a landslide in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Friday, reported the National Office of Civil Defense (NUGO) of this Central American country. A pile of stones and mud destroyed several houses at the foot of the hill in the quarter Morne Calvet, home bednyatskie family.

"Under the rubble found the bodies of three women, two men and a baby", — told reporters the head NUGO Nadia Lokard.

Heavy rains in Port-au-Prince, do not stop for two weeks. They threaten to flood many campgrounds, shelter for victims of the earthquake magnitude 7.0 two years ago, which killed more than 300,000 people. Weather complicates the situation in the country, where in October 2010 from the cholera epidemic had died about seven thousand people. Humanitarian aid allocated Haiti donor nations to the UN appeal is inadequate, its funding is provided in part.

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is now in 660 refugee camps in Haiti, home to 491,000 people.

Source: RIA "Novosti".

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