Reuters News Service reported yesterday that government officials and aid partners in earthquake and cholera ravaged Haiti are endeavoring to prepare crowded quake survivor camps and coastal towns for a possible hit by a later this week. Tropical Storm Tomas, which is heading westward across the eastern Caribbean sea, is expected to turn north towards Haiti and the Dominican Republic by the end of the week, and restrengthen as a , the U.S. National Center said.

Rick Ireland wrote Mon., Nov. 1: “We are closely watching weather reports. Please pray that the course of this storm will change! We dread the possibility of winds and heavy rains in the tent cities.”