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SOS Haïti

You know the lifestories of people from Haïti that I had the chance to get to know during the continental meeting of the Americas in November 2007. Yesterday I got a mail from Prisca saying that she was alive and her parents too, others died. She writes about the difficulties to get in touch with other people, friends from the joc in Haiti – she is still living with the insecurity about her friends. She confirmed that Pierlyne has been injured badly. Rameau apparently is in Cayes (south-west of the country) and well.

Communication is that difficult inside Haïti it’s no wonder that we don’t know much about people from the joc here in Europe. I talked with several leaders from joci and wsm and it’s the same for everyone. Having been there before the earthquake I’m not that surprised of this difficulty.

During my stay there in 2007 I visited Gonaïves, the city that has been affected by a hurricane in 2004, three years before, and I couldn’t sense too much recovery, people where still liv…