Eye of the storm

22 August 2007

Above, a boy runs through the rain and wind in Kingston, Jamaica, on Sunday, as the category-five Hurricane Dean battered the Carribean. Top, right, a car lies buried after the storm passed Majahual, in the Yucatan peninsula, in Mexico, near the Belize border. Lower Right, residents of Bull Bay, in Jamaica, dig out flattened homes on Monday. Christian Aid said on Wednesday that it was stepping up its relief effort in Jamaica, and also in Haiti, where crops have been destroyed. A spokesman said that World Vision in Mexico was preparing for “extensive damage and widespread displacement”

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