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HAITI – Post Matthew

We are dealing with many problems after Matthew. 61,537 displaced people in 192 settlements

According to UN Office of Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs(UN OCHA) and the Directorate of Civil Protection of Haiti (DPC) 271 people killed by Hurricane Matthew in seven departments from South-East to North-West according to data available on 7 October

2,000 children evacuated reportedly from residential centres, according to UNICEF.

178 schools possibly affected, mostly in the Grand South Departments (Grand Anse, Nippes, and South) representing 24,000 children affected, according to the Ministry of Education.

More than 115,000 affected families.

Up to 80% of harvest lost in some areas, WFP Office in South-East indicates.

Very heavy damage is expected in Grand-Anse and the South, particularly in the cities of Les Cayes, Jérémie and Port Salut. However, the assessment phase has only just begun due to severe weather conditions and lack of ground access.

For the response we need :

Wash Response

  • Bladders x 5000 liters with tapstands (pcs)
  • Water tankers x 10,000 liters (tankers)img_73931
  • Compact water treatment units x 5,000 liters per hour (units)
  • Family water kits (pcs)
  • Buckets x 14 liters (pcs)
  • Jerry cans x 10 liters (pcs)
  • Aquatabs 33mgs (millions of tablets)
  • Soap x 1 month family supply (families)
  • Family hygiene kits (pcs)

Health Response : Medical Materials and Equipment,trauma kit, medecines to support communities and Health Centers

Food Security and Nutrition: Foods,

NFIs : Clothes, tarps, Jerrycans,soap,toothbrush, blankets,

Education: notebooks, pens, schools materials, materials and equipment to rebuild schools.

Agriculture: Financial support to revitalize rapidly the farmers for october-December season to avoid a food security crisis in the South.

Areas : South, Grand’Anse and North West