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  • Women committee members and ActionAid local partner staff who are coordinating the Hurricane Matthew emergency response in their community on the outskirts of Jeremie town, Grand Anse, Haiti

    Meet the women leading the emergency response in Haiti

    Posted in Blog 4 years 2 months ago

    Last week I travelled to Haiti as part of ActionAid’s emergency response team in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, which struck on 4th October, killing hundreds of people and destroying thousands of homes and livelihoods. Read more

  • A young boy carries bags of emergency supplies home to his family following an ActionAid distribution in Jeremie, Haiti, after Hurricane Matthew

    The children at risk in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

    Posted in Blog 4 years 3 months ago

    Since Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on 4 October, ActionAid's local staff have distributed emergency supplies to over 16,000 people. While distributing these supplies, our teams have met many children who, thankfully, survived the full force of the hurricane, but whose futures still remain uncertain. Hungry and living in temporary shelters, with little hope of returning to school quickly, these children need support in the weeks following the immediate aftermath of the disaster. We cannot forget the children still at risk in Haiti.  Read more

  • Rodette Morris, 58, stands outside her destroyed house in Jeremie.

    Live: ActionAid's emergency response in Haiti

    Posted in Blog 4 years 3 months ago

    Haiti is facing a humanitarian crisis following Hurricane Matthew, a category four hurricane that struck on 4 October 2016, devastating homes, schools, crops, water supplies and roads. ActionAid has worked in Haiti since 1996 so we are well-placed to provide a swift emergency response. Our team on the ground is working with local networks in the Grand’Anse area in the south west of the country, to identify the most urgent problems, and provide emergency support. We're bringing you the latest updates and stories from our emergency team. The most recent content is at the top. Read more

  • Collapsed bridge in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew

    Inside Haiti: the areas hit hardest by the hurricane

    Posted in Blog 4 years 3 months ago

    Alliance works for ActionAid in Haiti. He is in our emergency response team currently travelling through Haiti to reach the cut off area of Grand’Anse in the south of the country. He is working with partners and women community leaders to distribute emergency food and water, and to assess the impact of the hurricane and the scale of the further emergency response needed. Yesterday Alliance reached the small town of Vallue, and here tells us how Hurricane Matthew has affected the people there. Read more

  • Nice Simon, the city mayor of Tabarre holds a baby as she helps people in the village to evacuate from the Tabarre river area in Haiti ahead of Hurricane Matthew

    How to help Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

    Posted in Blog 4 years 3 months ago

    Over half a million women, children and men in Haiti are currently in urgent need of food, clean drinking water and safe shelter after Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful hurricane to hit the Caribbean in nearly a decade, struck the country on Tuesday.  Read more

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    Posted 5 years 1 month ago

    ActionAid supports our local partners in Haiti to empower women and girls and respond to disasters like Hurricane Matthew. We are now focusing on our response to the coronavirus crisis in Haiti. Read more