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Haiti – Earthquake Fact Sheet #2, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021

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SITUATION AT A GLANCE

1,419
Earthquake-related Deaths Reported in Haiti
GoH – August 2021

6,900
Estimated Number of Earthquake-related Injuries in Haiti
GoH – August 2021

83,300
Estimated Number of Houses Damaged or Destroyed
UN – August 2021

2.2 MILLION
People Exposed to Strong—MMI Level VI—or Above Shaking
USGS – August 2021

  • The August 14 earthquake results in at least 1,419 deaths, injures more than 6,900 people, and damages or destroys an estimated 83,300 houses as of August 16, according to the GoH and UN.

  • DART USAR personnel and disaster experts arrive in Sud via USCG helicopter to begin assessment and response operations, determining no rescues are needed in assessed areas.

  • USAID/BHA partner WFP commences barge and helicopter transportation services to facilitate the movement of relief commodities and personnel within Haiti.

  • Tropical Storm Grace makes landfall over southwestern Haiti as a tropical depression, generating flooding, heavy rains, and strong winds on August 16 and 17.