US Helps Haitians Sleep Better

    U.S. shelter and bedding supplies for close to 65,000 people landed in Haiti last week as the U.S. Agency for International Development continued to fly in relief into the quake-struck country a month since the killer temblor. Thousands of plastic sheeting, tents of varied sizes, sleeping pads, cots, power generators, water treatment and dispensing systems, latrines, and other relief supplies have been distributed to more than 200,000 quake survivors crammed in makeshift tents in Port-au-Prince.

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    • Tarra Quismundo

      Tarra Quismundo joined Devex Manila as a staff writer in October 2009 after more than six years of working as a reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, a nationwide daily, for which she covered major breaking news in politics, military, police and international affairs. Tarra's Devex News coverage focuses on key Asian donors and top aid officials around the globe.

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