Haiti's Post-Hurricane Hunger

While many have focused on Haiti’s immediate post-Hurricane Matthew threats like cholera and tetanus, hunger is a serious concern, says Partners in Health co-founder Paul Farmer.
 
During his recent visit, a friend in the Ministry of Health told him the October 4 hurricane destroyed gardens and an estimated 90% of poultry and half the country’s goats, Farmer told NPR’s Marc Silver.
 
In the Q&A, Farmer recalls a “tough-minded lady” he met who said she lost her crop and had to go plant peanuts and corn and says he didn’t ask, "What about between now and when you can harvest?"
NPR’s Goats and Soda Blog

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