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Published August 05, 2011, 09:33 AM

Haiti homes in danger of flooding

(WDAY TV) - Flooding is now the biggest threat in Haiti now that tropical storm Emily had broken up, but not until after it dumped heavy rain.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Surrounding mountains have almost been completely deforested by people clearing trees for agriculture which increases the chances of runoff. In a village in center Haiti, at least 50 homes are in danger of being flooded.

Emily dumped up to 6 inches of rain in some areas.