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Haiti Disaster Relief
Description:Haiti Disaster Relief
History of Involvement:At 08:29:09 EDT on 14 August 2021, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the Tiburon Peninsula in the Caribbean nation of Haiti. It had a 10-kilometre-deep (6.2 mi) hypocenter near Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi) west of the capital, Port-au-Prince. Tsunami warnings were briefly issued for the Haitian coast. At least 2,248 people were confirmed killed as of 7 September 2021 and above 12,000 injured. At least 136,800 buildings were damaged or destroyed. The deadliest earthquake and deadliest natural disaster of 2021, it is the worst disaster to strike Haiti since the 2010 earthquake. UNICEF estimates more than half a million children were affected. The Haitian Civil Protection General Directorate (DGPC) warned of a possible large humanitarian crisis resulting from the earthquake.We work with Rotarians and Rotaractors on the ground in Haiti. Contact names PDG Philip Leger . Strategy to help. the rotary club of Les Cayes has 28 members. Their strategy would be different from the way they reacted in previous disasters, where they delivered kits to several communities without medium or long follow ups. The operating mode is as follows; they are in contact with the community leaders of eight (8) zones. The leaders connects with the families. the families will list their needs. Families will receive a voucher for a certain value from the Club. The families will get their products and goods based on their priorities. An evaluation will be made as part of the followup process is repeated as long as its required and once there is funding available.
Location:Located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, Haiti occupies the western one-third of the island of Hispaniola. The Dominican Republic borders Haiti on the eastern side of the island. Haiti's closest neighbors include Jamaica to the west and Cuba to the northwest. Capital: Port-au-Prince Languages spoken: French language
Total Budget:USD2,000.00
Amount Needed:USD2,000.00
Amount From Rotary eClub One:USD2,000.00
Timeframe:Immediate