BOSTON (CBS) – Brian Concannon is the director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti. He joined WBZ’s Liam Martin and Paula Ebben on myTV38 to discuss the devastation in the impoverished island nation after Hurricane Matthew impacted it Tuesday and Wednesday.
Ten people in Haiti have died as a result and 15,000 have been displaced by the Category 4 storm.READ MORE: Ames Nowell State Park In Abington Closes As Search For Missing Elijah Lewis Continues
The IJDH works with Haitian human rights advocates to call for a just system of law and a democratic government in Haiti.READ MORE: Early Voting Begins In Boston For Mayoral Election
The country was devastated in 2010 by a massive earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands. Many more have died in the cholera epidemic that followed.MORE NEWS: 4 Your Community: DAV Department Of Massachusetts
To learn how you can help, visit http://www.ijdh.org/.