News Exercise #159


1. How was Haiti described?
2. What is the biggest challenge for the United Nations in Haiti, and why is it so difficult?
3. The reporter closed by saying that the Haiti situation is in danger of being overlooked. Why is this?

Answers:
1. How was Haiti described?
It is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere.
2. What is the biggest challenge for the United Nations in Haiti?
They say their biggest challenge is restoring a clean water supply and sanitation. Haiti already has a cholera epidemic.
3. The reporter closed by saying that the Haiti situation is in danger of being overlooked. Why is this?
Because the hurricane was (at the time of the report) heading for USA. It is possible that aid will stop as the US tried to defend itself against the hurricane.

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