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Haiti Rescue Efforts Resume As Death Toll Rises To More Than 1,900

Rescue efforts on the island nation have resumed after Tropical Storm Grace passed through.
Posted at 7:21 PM, Aug 17, 2021

More than 1,900 people are now reported dead after a powerful earthquake hit Haiti this weekend.

Rescue efforts on the island nation have resumed.

They had to be paused because of a tropical storm passing through.

U.S. Crews say they are helping people who may be trapped or need help getting to a safe location.

A U.S. aid administrator said the agency is also looking to bring supplies to people.