In this Sept. 5, 2012, a structure sits submerged in Lake Azuei seen near Jimani, Dominican Republic, near the border with Haiti. The waters' rise has worsened exponentially in recent years, especially after heavy rains in 2007 and 2008 hit the island of Hispaniola. Tropical Storm Isaac dumped more water on the region last month, sparking more damage. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

Associated Press
In this Sept. 5, 2012, a structure sits submerged in Lake Azuei seen near Jimani, Dominican Republic, near the border with Haiti. The waters' rise has worsened exponentially in recent years, especially after heavy rains in 2007 and 2008 hit the island of Hispaniola. Tropical Storm Isaac dumped more water on the region last month, sparking more damage. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
In this Sept. 5, 2012, a structure sits submerged in Lake Azuei seen near Jimani, Dominican Republic, near the border with Haiti. The waters' rise has worsened exponentially in recent years, especially after heavy rains in 2007 and 2008 hit the island of Hispaniola. Tropical Storm Isaac dumped more water on the region last month, sparking more damage. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
View Comments (0)