Grand Vide, in a remote corner of La Gonâve island’s west coast, was hard hit when Matthew passed over Haiti’s southern peninsula into the gulf where the country’s largest island sits. But their struggles have gone largely unnoticed by the world.
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Concern has been giving vital help to Hurricane Matthew survivors in Haiti. The death toll in the country has risen to over 300, and there are fears of a major cholera outbreak.
Five people are dead, 350,000 are in need of assistance and it's feared that up to five million people may be affected. Hurricane Matthew has left destruction in its wake in Haiti, but Concern’s team is on the ground assessing the needs and damage.
Hurricane Matthew has left destruction and displacement in its wake in Haiti. Five people are dead, 350,000 are in need of assistance and it's feared that up to five million people may be affected. Concern’s 130-strong team is on the ground assessing the needs and damage.
Hurricane Matthew battered Haiti yesterday – and while the full scale of the damage is still unclear, Concern has already been helping people caught up in the disaster.
As Hurricane Matthew hits the coast of Haiti, it’s anticipated that as many as five million people – or half the entire population – will be affected by this category four hurricane.