Refusal of aid to Haiti shows real level of US humanitarian concern

The Free

article-1244225-07e9d54d000005dc-681_634x424The US is happy to spend over $15 million EVERY DAY bombing and droning its enemies in Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, etc, but can’t spare the change, offering  a ridiculous $13 million so far to help desperate Hurricane Matthew victims in Haiti, where it has a clear historic and moral responsibility. As of 6 October 2016 only $1.3 million has been specifically reported for the Hurricane Matthew response in Haiti. 

 by michaellee2009 ‘I pay my taxes, I contribute like everyone else… I don’t understand what is happening. It makes me angry because it makes me question our humanity.’

A woman prepares food near her destroyed house in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in the commune of Roche-a-Bateaux, southwest Haiti, on October 18, 2016. Food, medicine and other essential aid has been slow to reach areas slammed by Hurricane Matthew. Some desperate Haitians have taken to blocking parts of the road crossing the southern peninsula to intercept humanitarian convoys, in some cases looting them. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL A woman prepares food near her destroyed house in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in the commune of Roche-a-Bateaux, southwest Haiti, on October 18, 2016.
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