Haiti: Hurricane Matthew - Situation Report No. 02 (as of 06 October 2016)



  • 108 people killed by Hurricane Matthew in seven departments from South-East to North-West according to data available on 6 October at noon.

  • 2,000 children evacuated reportedly from residential centres, according to UNICEF.

  • 100 schools possibly affected, mostly in the Grand South Departments (Grand Anse, Nippes, and South) representing 24,000 children affected, according to the Ministry of Education.

  • Up to 80% of harvest lost in some areas, WFP Office in South-East indicates.

  • Very heavy damage is expected in Grand-Anse and the South, particularly in the cities of Les Cayes, Jérémie and Port Salut. However, the assessment phase has only just begun due to severe weather conditions and lack of ground access.


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