Title

Haiti: Crisis update August 18, 201

Author Information

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Natural Disasters

Keywords

Haiti, MSF, humanitarian response, earthquake, medical response, water, sanitation, logistics, medical care, emergency medical structure, water supply, first aid

Description

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is continuing to respond to the earthquake that shook Haiti this weekend and provide medical care to people who have been injured. The magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southern region of Haiti on Saturday, August 14, at 8:30 am local time. Our teams are on the ground providing help in the provinces of Grand’Anse, Nippes, and Sud, which were the areas worst affected. Our teams working in Port-au-Prince have also treated dozens of injured patients brought to the capital from the earthquake zone. Landslides and flooding brought on by recent storms, including Tropical Storm Grace, have caused additional damage to areas where people are already struggling to access basic services like medical care.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Haiti: Crisis update August 18, 201

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is continuing to respond to the earthquake that shook Haiti this weekend and provide medical care to people who have been injured. The magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southern region of Haiti on Saturday, August 14, at 8:30 am local time. Our teams are on the ground providing help in the provinces of Grand’Anse, Nippes, and Sud, which were the areas worst affected. Our teams working in Port-au-Prince have also treated dozens of injured patients brought to the capital from the earthquake zone. Landslides and flooding brought on by recent storms, including Tropical Storm Grace, have caused additional damage to areas where people are already struggling to access basic services like medical care.