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Mon June 13, 2011
NPR Story

Amid Heavy Rains, Haitians Face Cholera And Lack Of Shelters

In Haiti, severe storms and mudslides have killed over 20 people, thus tempering enthusiasm of a newly-installed president. There is fear that the start of the hurricane season will increase cholera, a waterborne disease. Host Michel Martin speaks with with The Miami-Herald Tribune's Caribbean correspondent Jacqueline Charles about the situation in Haiti and how humanitarian groups and the country's government are responding.