Matthew Emergency Response One Year Factsheet
On October 4, 2016, Hurricane Matthew passed through Haiti and significantly impacted its southern peninsula. The Category 4 hurricane caused 546 casualties, extensive damage and affected more than 2.1 million people.
Since the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, CARE has been working closely with the Directorate for Civil Protection (DPC), Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLA) and local authorities to support the affected population in the West, South, South East, Grande Anse and Nippes departments. So far, we have reached more than 100,000 households and continue to support the communities in Grande Anse, one of the most affected areas.