Haiti Hurricane Matthew Situation Report #28 (1 December 2016)

from World Food Programme
Published on 01 Dec 2016 View Original

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million affected people, of which 894,000 are children.

  • 1.4 million people require humanitarian assistance.

  • 806,000 people severely food insecure.

Situation Update

  • On 4 October, Haiti was hit by a category 4 Hurricane. Initial reports revealed that over 175,000 people were displaced and nearly 550 had died.

  • The movement of commodities for humanitarian assistance is rapidly going back to a higher pace after the elections as shown in the below graph. Preliminary results have been published and the security constraints remain due to demonstrations and tensions among the population.