Many parts of Haiti devastated by Hurricane Matthew were still without aid early Tuesday Oct. 11, as the U.N. launched an emergency appeal for almost $120 milion in life-saving help for 750,000 survivors at risk of starvation or cholera.
“Some towns and villages have been almost wiped off the map,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters late Monday. “Tensions are already mounting as people await help. A massive response is required. U.N. teams are working with local officials to assess needs.”
In total, the U.N. says 1.4 million Haitians are in need of assistance out of 2.1 million affected by the hurricane.
Officials at the Civil Protection Agency’s headquarters in Port-au-Prince on Monday raised the official death toll from Matthew to 372, including at least 198 deaths in Grand-Anse. But other local officials have said the toll in Grand-Anse alone tops 500. An earlier Reuters tally based on local officials put the figure at over 1,000.
To read complete article click here.
more recommended stories
Hurricane Rick makes landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast
MEXICO CITY, October 25, 2021, (Reuters).
Prepare a delicious pumpkin syrup dessert for the Hanal Pixán Altar
MÉRIDA, Yucatán, (October 25, 2021).- On.
Mexican Sergio “Checo” Perez finished third at the US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas
F1: Perez endures ‘toughest race’ without.
Cyclists demonstrate using life jackets in Paseo de Montejo to demand road safety
The mobilization has the objective of.
International company Accenture will settle in Tekax, Yucatán
Accenture is a global operations, technology.
Over forced labor allegations, U.S. blocks imports of tomatoes from Mexican farms
WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, October 25, 2021 (Reuters).
Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine protective, safe in young children
October 25, 2021 (Reuters) – Moderna.
Hurricane Rick makes landfall on Michoacan’s coast
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The eye.
Bus accident on the Felipe Carrillo Puerto-Chetumal highway leaves 3 dead and several injured
Chetumal, Quintana Roo, (October 25, 2021).-.
These are the vaccination rules in the U.S. for international travel reopening on Nov. 8
WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The.