[Europe.justus] from Helena and Samuel Mbele-mbong concerning their daughter in Haiti
bccrafton at aol.com
Thu Jan 14 13:31:55 GMT 2010
Oh, what terrible news. She must have been a remarkable young woman.
My prayers are with you
Sent from my iPhone
On Jan 13, 2010, at 10:14 PM, Pierre Whalon <bppwhalon at aol.com> wrote:
> Dear Family and Friends,
> We thank you for your concern and your prayers following the
> earthquake in Haiti for our daughter, Lisa Anne, and grandson, Nady,
> and for all the people in Haiti.
> We received a phone call around 5 pm our time today from our friend,
> Commissaire Phirma (a Cameroonian with the UN Police Section). Nady
> is OK and is with him and colleagues. But Lisa is one of many who
> did not survive the collapse of the human rights section building in
> which she was attending a meeting when the earthquake struck.
> Arrangements have not been made yet. We will keep you informed.
> Lisa was a Human Rights Officer (Team Leader of the Policy and
> Planning Unit) with MINUSTAH (United Nations Stabilization Mission
> in Haiti). Nady, now 10 and in CM2 at the French school (final year
> of primary), has been with her since September 2007.
> We have learned that the Cathedral of the Episcopal Church and all
> the buildings on the compound were destroyed – primary school, music
> school, technical school, home for the sisters. The College St Pier
> re, near the French Embassy was also destroyed. Bishop Duracin and h
> is wife are OK, his wife having suffered a small foot fracture, but
> their house was also destroyed. The St Margaret Sisters are all righ
> t, though their convent has been destroyed. Episcopal Relief and Dev
> elopment have already established a fund and there is more informati
> on on their website. Our prayers go out to all of them.
> Please forgive this simple e-mail. We will be in touch with you all.
> In deep appreaciation,
> Samuel, Helena and Leontyne
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