Hurricane Matthew Updates

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Last updated: December 15, 2016

December 7, 2016

Most local markets in Grand’Anse and Sud reopen, WFP reports. WFP reaches approximately 730,000 people with emergency food assistance. USAID/OFDA provides an additional $2 million for shelter interventions in Sud.

November 29, 2016

UN releases revised flash appeal for Haiti, requesting $139 million in humanitarian funding. USAID/OFDA partners and other response actors bolster WASH support in hurricane-affected areas. USAID/FFP provides more than $14.4 million for cash-based food assistance in Grand’Anse and Sud.

November 22, 2016

Relief actors in Sud address reports of forced evacuations from temporary shelters.

WFP provides emergency food assistance to approximately 590,000 people in Grand’Anse, Nippes, and Sud.

USAID/OFDA provides an additional $1.5 million for multi-sector interventions in Grand’Anse and Sud.

November 15, 2016

An estimated 53,400 children resume classes as schools begin reopening in Grand’Anse and Sud. USAID/OFDA provides plastic sheeting to support nearly 400,000 hurricane-affected people. USAID provides an additional $7.3 million for emergency food and multi-sector assistance.

November 8, 2016

Humanitarian organizations continue to support GoH-led relief and recovery efforts throughout southwestern Haiti.

USAID/FFP contributes an additional $1 million to WFP’s Special Operation.

USAID/OFDA supports improved access to safe drinking water and sanitation in hurricane-affected areas.

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