Cars and trucks are stranded near Port-au-Prince, Haiti during heavy rains. AFP
More than 7,400 families reported damage, with officials still assessing the impact of the rains that deluged Haiti on Saturday.
Aid agencies have been delivering food to displaced persons as civil protection officials warned over the weekend that the agricultural sector in parts of the country had been hard hit.
The rains also caused significant damage to crops in Haiti’s central region at a time when starvation is deepening.
Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he was working with local and international organisations to respond to the needs of those affected by the floods.
Sparked by torrential rain, the deluge and subsequent landslides sent thousands fleeing into shelters as dams overflowed and their homes were submerged. Mud and continued extreme weather have made it difficult for rescue workers to reach trapped survivors.
Torrential rains from Tropical Cyclone Seroja turned small communities into wastelands of mud, uprooted trees and sent around 10,000 people fleeing to shelters across the neighbouring Southeast Asian nations.
Rescue operations were underway on Sunday after heavy rain lashed the state the day before, triggering flash floods and landslides, the Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency reported.
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