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File #: 21-971    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Proclamation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/23/2021 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action:
Title: AQUIN, HAITI RELIEF PROCLAMATION
Sponsors: City Clerk Department
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Sister City Aquin Haiti Draft lg rev
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TO:                                          Mayor and Commissioners

FROM:                     Katerri Johnson, Office of the City Clerk

THROUGH:                     Terrence R. Moore, ICMA-CM

DATE:                     September 13, 2021

 

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AQUIN, HAITI RELIEF PROCLAMATION

 

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Recommended Action:

Recommendation

Motion to proclaim September 13, 2021 as Aquin, Haiti Relief Day.

 

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Background:

 

On August 14, 2021, an Earthquake of 7.2 magnitude struck southwestern Haiti, approximately 10 miles NNW of the City of Aquin.  Tropical Depression Grace also made landfall over southwestern Haiti, generating heavy rains and strong winds.  The Government of Haiti has reported more than 2,207 deaths, 12,200 people injured and more than 129,900 houses damaged or destroyed, including damage to the City of Aquin’s hospital.  Coordinated efforts of the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and Joint Task Force (JTF), continues in response to the earthquake, including transporting humanitarian personnel and emergency relief commodities from Haiti’s capital City of Port-au-Prince to the affected areas.