News / Hurricane Matthew: '1.4 million need help in Haiti'
The devastating hurricane killed almost 1000 Haitians and left 1.5 million homeless.
Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, levelled homes, fouled water sources and killed livestock, leaving victims pleading for help to arrive quickly. But getting aid to Haitians now reduced to drinking unclean water and living in roofless houses is challenging. Haiti is also grappling with a worsening cholera outbreak in the storm-hit areas. Matthew came as Haitians were already struggling with the intestinal disease spread by contaminated food and water, with more than 500 new cases each week. Health[e]Foundation trained many health workers in the south the area of Les Cayes were the storm made most victims. Our thoughts are with them and we support our partner organization CMMB in their efforts to reach out in many ways. You can help: click here!