Posted: Apr 6, 2011 5:09 AM by Nichole Larkey & AP
PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Army National Guard will lead a second earthquake-relief mission to Haiti.
A news release says guard, reserve and active duty forces from around the country will build schools and clinics and provide medical and dental services in the Gonaives area.
It says other countries will join in "Task Force Bon Voizen - or "good neighbor" - which will last from late April to late June.
Gonaives is Haiti's fourth-largest city, and is the largest city in the Artibonite Department - the area where the Louisiana guard led a humanitarian mission from June through
September of last year.
That mission worked with the Haitian government to run 10
medical sites, build three new school buildings and renovate two
previously destroyed school buildings in the Artibonite.