Funded project

Hurricane Matthew emergency

Haiti

Hurricane Matthew was one of the biggest storms recorded in the region and has caused the biggest humanitarian emergency in Haiti since the earthquake 6 years ago. More than 2m people have been affected. Around three-quarters of a million people need food aid now.

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • Nicequest clients 8.000€
  • Direct beneficiaries 1.000

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 5.000

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

Oxfam Intermon

Budget

  • Materials 8.000€
  • Total 8.000€
8.000€

Description

Heavy rains and winds from hurricane Matthew have hit Haiti, Dominican Republic and Cuba, killing over 800 people and causing  enormous damage to infrastructure and livelihoods. There is a risk of spread of cholera in the short term and food shortages in the coming months.

Southern Haiti has suffered the most devastating effects. The capital, Port au Prince, reported damage to infrastructure such as houses and bridges, but the south of the country (departments of Grande Anse, Nippes, Sud and Sud-Est) suffered floods and it is estimated that big humanitarian needs will appear.

Oxfam teams have traveled to the most affected areas to respond quickly to the most urgent needs. The priority is to ensure water and hygiene kits to prevent diseases.

Activities

  • To provide hygiene kits for families affected by heavy rains from Hurricane Matthew.

Who will benefit?

With 8.000€, hygiene kits for 600 families will be supplied.

Project objectives

To provide basic assistance to people displaced from their homes.

To prevent the spread of infections and diseases such as cholera, zika, chikungunya and malaria.

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