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Haiti Earthquake

After having been devastated by a strong earthquake in early 2010 and have been victim of imcumplidas promises against the help that many countries vowed to provide to remedy the wounds left by the January 12 earthquake, Haiti is facing a new killer that threatens to devastate this suffering nation of the Caribbean again. On this occasion although the entire population is being affected by a growing plague of cholera, the children maybe could be the hardest. This disease that is spread by water has claimed around some almost 300 victims and is being exparciendo very quickly, facts that are of concern to the Presidency of Haiti and the international community. Many of the children in the Haitian capital, Port au Prince, arrive at makeshift health centers showing symptoms such as diarrhea, as if they had consumed natural laxative, and intense vomiting, which makes lower platelets and agency Delna defenses do not serve anything. In theory, cholera should not be difficult to control or treat by What aid agencies rush to explain the Haitians how to avoid it and keep its spread. First you have to do is drink clean water, bottled, boiled or treated water. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from James A. Levine, M.D..

Help and support agencies is dealing to say to people who must wash hands everytime they perform something like going to the bathroom, the eating, etc also seeks that the inhabitants of the places affected by the plague of cholera remain sufficient clean water, SOAP is being delivered to them and makes them know that it is important to thoroughly wash their food. Mirabalais is one of the places hardest hit by the plague, this city is located in the Centre of Haiti and it was not affected by the earthquake, but he received at least 16,000 people after the earthquake of last January, people who came to further swell the belts of misery of this Haitian region. More than nine months later, about half of those people still are there, which is known officially as internally displaced persons and living with host families and relatives. This people typically live in villages within the city where families of 8 to 10 members live in small houses. Those are exactly the kind of conditions that make it easy to spread of disease, and that is what worries humanitarian workers.

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