If people along the coast did not get to higher ground, they...

Alister Wm Macintyre - November 7 2010, 10:46 PM

If people along the coast did not get to higher ground, they would have been swept out to sea by the storm surge.

In Leogane, a river overflowed its banks, and the water is five feet deep in some places.

Evacuate to higher ground is maybe what they should have said.

There were supposedly lots of severe weather shelters, which the government carefully did not tell the people about, and lots of criticism about that.

We now learn that some of those severe weather shelters also now under water.

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