Battered Haiti casts wary eye at hurricane season

The Miami Herald wonders if the island of Haiti, still recovering from four consecutive hurricanes and tropical storms last September, is prepared for another storm.

”If we get the same kinds of storms we had last year, I will die. I’ve accepted that,” said Mercius, 56, among more than 400 families living in a sprawling encampment on the eastern edge of this flood-prone Haitian city.

”I can’t do it,” she said. “I don’t have the strength to run to the hills.”

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