Haiti Hurricane Matthew Situation Report #06 (10 October 2016)

from World Food Programme
Published on 10 Oct 2016 View Original

Based on information collected until 5PM

In Numbers

  • 750,000 people targeted
  • 372 people killed**
  • 175,000 people displaced

***DPC (Direction de la Protection Civile) 10th October


  • On October 10th, WFP distributed monthly food rations to more than 3,000 people in Les Cayes

  • Preliminary reports from the Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) indicate that the North-West department is severely affected as well with between 60 to 90% of crops lost

Situation Update

  • Some 1.4 million people are in need of assistance, of which 750,000 are targeted with urgent and immediate assistance

WFP Response

  • Initial distributions of food ration are ongoing in the South and Grand-Anse departments. The food ration composed of cereal, pulses and oil is sufficient for a family to meet its foods needs for one month.

  • Since October 7th, WFP transported 431MT of food to Les Cayes and Jeremie.