Haitians Flee Port-au-Prince

    More than 400,000 Haitians have fled the country’s earthquake-ravaged capital, Port-au-Prince, to less affected towns and villages, Xinhua News reports. The United Nations said relief operations in these towns are ongoing, but they are suffering from food shortages because of the sudden influx of people seeking relief. Medical centers are also strained to their capacity limit, the U.N. added.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.