Alors que la phase de première urgence se termine, quelque 1,4 million d'Haïtiens ont besoin d'aide humanitaire immédiate. Les départements du Grand Sud, frappés directement, se relèvent difficilement.
The $2.6 million grant from Japan will help finance interventions across the island nation with an emphasis on the cholera-prone departments of Center, North, West, Grand'Anse, Sud (South), and Artibonite.
People cross a flooded river with the help of a rope and porters after the bridge was washed away. Hurricane Matthew passed over Haiti on Tuesday October 4, 2016, with heavy rains and winds. While the capital Port au Prince was mostly spared from the full strength of the class 4 hurricane, the western cities of Les Cayes and Jeremie received the full force sustaining wind and water damage across wide areas.
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Floods and the effects of Hurricane Matthew have left the state of infrastructure in serious need of repair. Many remote villages are still inaccessible by roads, if roads exist.
The Assembly called on Member States, relevant United Nations bodies and other partners to provide their full support to the new approach, which includes the provision of material assistance to the victims of the nearly six-year-long outbreak.
The hurricane, which hit the southern parts of the country on 4 October 2016, has disrupted education for more than 100,000 children, with over 770 schools affected, 150 of which are currently used as shelters.