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Posted on: August 17, 2021

The City of North Miami Stands in Solidarity with Haiti

North Miami, FL – August 14, 2021

Early this morning, the country of Haiti was struck by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. It is an untimely natural disaster as the country continues to face ongoing turmoil. 

“Our hearts are with the country of Haiti today. We are sending our prayers and condolences to the Haitian people who have been affected by the earthquake. We know this is another devasting tragedy that will undoubtedly displace many families and disrupt local communities. The City of North Miami stands in solidarity with Haiti. In the coming days, we will assess how to best support the country’s relief efforts” stated City Manager Theresa Therilus, Esq. 

To request an interview with the City Manager, please email your request to Susset Cabrera at


About the City of North Miami

North Miami is a suburban city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida. It is roughly 10 miles (16 km) north of Miami. The city lies on Biscayne Bay which surrounds the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University. North Miami is home to a diverse demographic of residents. With more than 64,000 residents, North Miami is the sixth largest city in Miami-Dade County. We are home to the Oleta River State Park; the largest urban park in the Florida State Park System and the nationally accredited Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA North Miami).

Media Contact:

Susset Cabrera, Communications Manager
305 895 9888, Ext. 12151

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