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SOLIDARITY

The Rescue & Recover Fund mobilized to help vicitim of Haiti earthquake

2248 deaths, 329 missing people and 12 763 injured people. This is the tragic record of the earthquake that stroke Haïti in 2021. It destroyed hundreds of houses and several major facilitie, this earthquake overcrowded the hospitals already overwhlemed by the third wave of covid-19. The evacuation of injured people towards Port-au-Prince were extremely difficult because of damaged roads, safety conditions and violence.

SOLIDARITY
CARE

After the earthquake, the CARE teams were mobilized straight away to give an emergency response to victims. The teams identified 4 axes: rebuilding of shelters and facilities,  food safety, water supply and hygiene items, and awareness on protection. In 2021, 71 498 people benefited from water and hygiene kits ditribution,an 1901 peopele received tools for shelters. Finally, 6017 people received food supply.

CARE
French Red Cross

The French Red Cross intervenes in Haïti since 1994, they were ready to give an immediate emergency response to help the population. Through the PIRAC ( Regional Intervention Platform of the Americas-Caribbean), the French Red Cross distributed 42  tonnes of drinking water, 15 tonnes of essential items (tools, kitchen kits...) and 14 tonnes of non-perishable goods. Finally, the French Red Cross reinforced the local health teams to assist the activities in hospitals.

French Red Cross
Doctors Without Borders

After the earthquake and because of mudslide, the operations of Doctors without Borders were more complicated. The tents and temporary equipment used for medical care has been damaged. The teams gave a coordinated response to the population. The NGO built a water treatment plant to be able to supply drinking water as fast as possible. Essential items were given to families whose house has been destroyed. Doctors Without Borders also concentrated on donations of medical items to local health care facilities and promoted health practices to raise awareness on infections, and water related problems.

Doctors Without Borders
IFAW

Seeking and saving operations stay a priority for the country, IFAW teams contacted their partners straigth away to evaluate the damages. IFAW was mobilized to supply care and food for animals whose owners has been affected by the earthquake. Saving and taking care of animal farming in this country where inhabitant are extremely dependant on their own food production was a necessity to allow them to recover a stable economic situation.

IFAW deployed 20 rescue workers including 4 vets. Teams implemented several animal healthcare centers in the region of Les Cayes, the most affected by the earthquake.

IFAW