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Haiti and the TOTEM System

Posted by on Nov 19, 2010 in Sustainability | 4 comments

Haiti and the TOTEM System

The Caribbeans are supposed to be an idyllic archipelago west of Central America. Except it is in the way of Hurricanes, under which the people suffer season after season. In January of this year Haiti was hit by a terrible Earthquake. An estimated 230.000 people died and 300.000 were injured. About 1.000.000 people became homeless. Not enough with this, in February the flood came and worsened the already tense situation. Although the world reacted quite fast and came to help, something went...

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