Near the newsroom tent, Radio Tele Caraïbes has helped set up a medical clinic, he added. There, medical professional are volunteering care to people with minor injuries.
The building housing Radio Tele Caraïbes was severely damaged in the earthquake, said Moussignac, who described his own narrow escape from the station’s offices. In general, the staff was fortunate: A security guard was seriously injured, he said, but the rest of his team was safe. (Radio Energie FM, another commercial radio station owned by Moussignac, did not survive the earthquake.)
As work resumes, Moussignac said he hopes normalcy and laughter, even, can return for traumatized Haitians. For this reason, he said, Radio Caraibes has resumed "Caraibes Matin,” a program that satirizes political and social issues. “The population needs therapy, and we must learn to laugh again,” Moussignac said.
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