A freak storm hit Port-au-Prince Friday, killing three adults and two children and injuring others as trees, billboards and tent homes collapsed in winds well under tropical-storm strength. It's a frightening reminder that there are several weeks left of hurricane season that could cause much more damage and threaten further the 1.5 million hurricane survivors still with little more than a few tarps and tin sheets for protection.

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Heifer International is expanding its presence in Haiti to bring sustainable agricultural development across the country. Read more about Heifer's work in Haiti in the upcoming issue of World Ark magazine, available the first week in November.

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Donna Stokes

Donna Stokes is the managing editor of World Ark magazine. She has worked for Heifer International since September 2008 when she leaped over to the nonprofit world from a two-decade career in newspaper journalism.