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Oxfam helping residents of Caribbean islands devastated by hurricane Sandy

Oxfam helping residents of Caribbean islands devastated by hurricane Sandy

November 1, 2012

Oxfam geared up to help Haitians and Cubans in the wake of hurricane Sandy’s devastation in the Caribbean. Steps to prevent cholera spreading in Haiti in coming days and to provide roofs for houses in Cuba were among priorities.

Fifty-one people were killed in Haiti and eleven in Cuba as Sandy’s torrential rains and strong winds pummeled the region Oct. 24-25th, causing floods, knocking out power and water, ruining crops and damaging homes.

Read more about how Oxfam is helping Cubans and Haitians

 

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