The latest plague to beset Haiti, where tropical storm Jeanne left at least 1,500 dead and some 300,000 homeless, is hunger. Flood victims received free bags of water in Gonaïves, while elsewhere in this northern port city U.N. troops fired smoke grenades to protect food convoys that had come under attack. Meanwhile, the U.S. promised more than $2 million in disaster aid after being criticized for its initial pledge of $60,000.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!