Currents News Update for Monday, 8/16/21

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A storm is barreling toward Haiti as the Caribbean nation tries to recover from Saturday’s devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

The Diocese of Brooklyn is home to many Haitian-Americans, some who still have family there. St. Jerome’s Church in Brooklyn is holding a vigil this afternoon.

Chaos in Afghanistan as thousands try to get out of the country. Video at Kabul airport shows people chasing an airplane as it gets ready to take off. The Taliban is now in charge after seizing control of the capital.