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Flooding Deaths in Hispaniola Could Reach 1,000

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Flooding Deaths in Hispaniola Could Reach 1,000

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Flooding Deaths in Hispaniola Could Reach 1,000

Flooding Deaths in Hispaniola Could Reach 1,000

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In one of the worst natural disasters in Caribbean history, flash floods and mudslides sweep away entire villages in a remote region along the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Taken together with last Monday's floods, some predict the death toll on the island of Hispaniola could reach 1,000. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.