Communication Challenges

Communication Challenges

From July 5, 2021 In many poor sections throughout Port-au-Prince the city power is out for many hours of the day. Power outages at night mean people live in the dark or in shacks illuminated by candles or flashlights. Our neighborhood often dark at night, with only the homes with solar power being illuminated. Often people have just one small…

Hurricane Watch

Hurricane Watch

From July 4, 2021 Yesterday morning I called a few people at Santa Chiara to discuss Hurricane Elsa which was approaching the Island of Hispaniola. Elsa was on track to pass the southern coast of Haiti, reaching Port-au-Prince beginning at about 7:00pm. Not surprisingly, no one was aware of the potential threat.