Flooding in Les Cayes

The natural disasters continued in Haiti as the Les Cayes area of Haiti was battered by rain causing flooding. Reports were that the prison in Les Cayes had flooded and prisoners needed to be evacuated. The nursing home that Forward in Health services was damaged by water. The residents were moved to a chapel.
Les Cayes has been stressed by a large influx of refugees displaced by the earthquake. The medical system is severely stressed and there are food and water shortages. Infectious diseases, including Shigella and typhoid, are spreading. Forward in Health is in contact with the minister of health in Les Cayes and hoping to send a medical team to the area at the end of April.