PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—(November 4, 2016)-- It’s been one month since Hurricane Matthew ripped through Haiti, devastating the southern part of the country.
Originally published by The Hill.
As the devastating impacts of Hurricane Matthew became clear in Haiti, CARE staff gave updates to various news outlets describing the scene, the rising death toll and CARE’s emergency response.
CARE teams are on the ground in hard-hit areas scaling up the response, which includes distributing hot meals, clean water, tarps and hygiene kits.
CARE scaling up response
PORT AU PRINCE—(Oct. 7, 2016) Days after Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti, the death toll continues to rise and thousands of Haitians are in need of emergency assistance.
PORT AU PRINCE—(Oct. 6, 2016) Hurricane Matthew battered Haiti, killing over 100 people, destroying some parts of the southern peninsula and leaving thousands of Haitians in need of emergency assistance.
PORT AU PRINCE—(Oct. 5, 2016) Hurricane Matthew crawled through Haiti on Tuesday, dumping massive amounts of rain, particularly in the southern peninsula, leaving thousands of Haitians in need of emergency assistance.
As Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, CARE staff provided updates to various news organizations about the impact of the storm on the already vulnerable country.