October 11, 2016
What we are seeing is that families and children are facing hellish conditions. The sewage channels overflowed from the floodwaters forcing toxic, stagnant water polluted with sewage, garbage, and physical remains into tents, shanties, and shacks. This is no environment for humans to live. Give today to our Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.
October 10, 2016
“Hurricane Matthew was one of the most devastating storms to strike Haiti in decades. Homes, lives, and livelihoods have been washed away leaving hundreds of thousands of people in urgent need of aid – living in inhumane conditions that threaten to cause an epidemic, like cholera,” said Ravi Tripptrap, Executive Director, Malteser International Americas. “We’ve been in Haiti for 6.5 years and have become a trusted resource in the communities, and we are positioned to immediately help the survivors who need us the most. They need our help now.” Donate today and help Haiti rebuild.
October 7, 2016
Malteser International Americas staff continue to work with our local partners on the ground to survey Cite-Soleil, Bell-Anse, and other regions destroyed by floods and hurricane winds. The hurricane tore through the very few latrines in the areas and destroyed clean drinking water infrastructure. After the earthquake in 2010, cholera spread throughout the country killing thousands of people. With the unsafe, unsanitary conditions people are living in after the hurricane, a cholera outbreak is a great concern. Give today to Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.
October 6, 2016
An on-the-ground account of how people are living in Cite Soleil, our project country:
“People are very desperate. In Cite Soleil, which is one of the poorest places in the Western Hemisphere, the floods have caused toxic sewage canals to overflow. There is garbage and human waste everywhere on the streets and in living quarters and in the shanty homes that are still there. Others homes have been completely washed away.”
Donate to our Hurricane Mathew relief efforts now.
October 5, 2016
Hurricane Matthew is sweeping through the Caribbean, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. It is expected that Florida and the Eastern coast of the United States will be hit by the Hurricane tomorrow (Thursday). Donate to relief efforts today.
October 4, 2016
“Families have been broken. Homes have been washed away, leaving people homeless. Already malnourished people will be even hungrier. Fresh water is needed and sanitation systems are overwhelmed. Children are living in muck. And, they need your help,” said Kathrin Jewert, Program Coordinator of Malteser International Americas, on-the-ground in Haiti.