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Christian Science Monitor: Storm Tomas and cholera outbreak add urgency to Haiti’s sanitation problems

By Isabeau Doucet, Christian Science Monitor, November 4, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Even without a hurricane, sanitation in Haiti's capital is poor, local water sources are contaminated, and the 4 kilometer road to the shantytown of Cite Soleil is knee deep with mud and raw sewage. “It's always like this,” says Lionel Elve, a university student while driving his moped along the road. “The rains sweep the filthy streets from Petionville to Cite Soleil and clog the canals with trash flowing down to sea.” Now, earthquake-devastated Port-au-Prince is bracing for tropical storm Tomas to hit Friday – potentially the first direct ...