Tomas weakens to tropical storm after hitting Haiti

Published on 08 November 2010

Hurricane Tomas weakened to a tropical storm on Saturday after it lashed Haiti's crowded camps for earthquake survivors and coastal towns, triggering flooding and mudslides that killed at least seven people. (..) The World Food Program had stockpiled enough supplies to feed more than 1 million people for six weeks, said Mark Ward, director of the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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