Excerpts from a report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA):
- According to the last figures issued by the government, it is estimated that 1,410,907 people are in need humanitarian assistance, representing 12.9% of the population of the country (10.9M).
- According to the last figures issued by the government, it is estimated that 2.1 million people have been affected by Hurricane Matthew.
- A total of 336 people were killed by the hurricane in seven departments from south-east to north-west, according to data available at noon on 8 October.
- UNICEF and IBESR have assessed 19 residential care centers in Les Cayes, totaling 1.112 children (423 girls), 14 out of the 19 centers have suffered damages.
Full Report available here.