One year ago Wednesday, a devastating earthquake swept through Haiti, killing tens of thousands of people. Bay Area relief workers say a cholera outbreak has also proven deadly.
A Marin County woman made it back home last weekend after being stuck in Haiti due to recent unrest in the country from a cholera epidemic.
A Marin County woman in Haiti doing agricultural work has been stuck in the northern city of Cap Haitien because of riots sparked by a deadly cholera outbreak.
Even as they were honored in San Francisco, at least one honoree’s thoughts were elsewhere – in particular, Haiti, which struggled to cope with a deadly outbreak of cholera.