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Peru 1/26/2015

Cajamarca Department. Intense Rains generated overflow of the Amoju River, leaving 25 families affected in the District and Province of Jaén. (os.: INDECI).

Peru 1/26/2015

Cajamarca Department. Intense Rains generated overflow of the Amoju River, leaving 25 families affected in the District and Province of Jaén. (os.: INDECI).



The Earthquake in Haiti--One Year Later

One year after the earthquake of 12 January 2010 struck Haiti, PAHO/WHO continues to support the response through initiatives aimed at rebuilding a devastated health system and improving the health of the Haitian population. In the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, a complex humanitarian response was launched to save lives and assist the affected population. In the months that followed the earthquake, far reaching interventions saved lives and reduced the health consequences of the disaster. This report highlights accomplishments in the health sector and additional challenges faced by the country.

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