The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday it is
worried about some countries decision of speeding up Haitian children
adoptions after the earthquake, in detriment of family reunification.
While millions of Haitians are suffering a harsh situation and the
international aid takes long to reach those in need, 344 Cuban doctors
are assisting the earthquake victims, said a letter that The Age daily
published in Australia on Tuesday.
The Centre for Comprehensive Diagnosis George Gauvin, inGrand Goave
town, will be reopened by Cuban doctors to provide first aid to
earthquake victimsfrom the surrounding areas of the Western Department
of the Haitian capital.
Adalberto Bravo Carbonell, head of the Cuban Brigade of Education in
Haiti, who is recovering from injuries from the quake which struck at
Port auPrince, described to ACN the terrible moments he experienced
during the earthquake.
U.S. authorities are readying for a potential influx of Haitians
seeking to escape their earthquake-wracked nation, even though the
policy for migrants remains the same: with few exceptions, they will go
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon travelled to Haiti on Sunday to boost
help tasks and reinforce international aid coordination after a
powerful tremor devastated that Caribbean country on Tuesday.