** 17 homes destroyed, more than 50 damaged and hundreds flooded **
Carrefour (Haiti), 06 June 2019 [AlterPresse] — A dead person, 3 missing persons and 3 others wounded : this is the record of damage in the town of Carrefour (municipality south of the capital, Port-au-Prince), following the floods caused in the area by the latest precipitation of Wednesday, June 5, 2019, learns the agency in line AlterPresse de la protection civile
There were also 17 houses destroyed, 547 flooded and 57 damaged at Carrefour.
The mouth of the Rivière Froide, the Lamentin 54 and Village fraternité areas Carrefour) are also affected by the floods of June 5, 2019.
Two heavy equipment was dispatched to the site, to carry out the cleaning work in the affected areas.
Cleaning needs, cleaning kits hygiene and drinking water are felt at the level of the population of the affected areas, indicates the civil protection.
The overflow of the rain waters with Carrefour had effects, this Thursday, June 6, 2019, on the circulation in this area. common, located south of Port-au-Prince.
In addition, a bridge, located on the national road # 1, was damaged in Cabaret (municipality about 28 km north of the capital, Port-au -Prince), after the last rains, which are falling almost daily, on different geographical divisions, since mid-May 2019.
This situation provoked, on the morning of Wednesday, June 5, 2019, a paralysis of the circulation automobile, on the national road # 1.
A dead person and 5 missing persons were recorded in Cabaret, during the floods, which accompanied the rains of Thursday, May 30, 2019, in the municipality. [emb rc apr 06/06/2019 16:15]