Title

WCK on the ground after a 7.2 earthquake strikes Haiti

Author Information

World Central Kitchen

Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Natural Disasters

Keywords

Haiti, earthquake, relief efforts, food availability, water, sanitation

Description

On August 14, southern Haiti was struck by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, claiming the lives of over 1,200 people and destroying more than 13,000 homes. Many more are injured as hospitals are overwhelmed and getting vital supplies to people in need is incredibly difficult, partially due to blocked roads. As the damage continues to be assessed, medical assistance, food and water, and sanitation are the top priority for first responders. WCK teams are on the ground now setting up relief efforts to get fresh meals to people in need.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

WCK on the ground after a 7.2 earthquake strikes Haiti

On August 14, southern Haiti was struck by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, claiming the lives of over 1,200 people and destroying more than 13,000 homes. Many more are injured as hospitals are overwhelmed and getting vital supplies to people in need is incredibly difficult, partially due to blocked roads. As the damage continues to be assessed, medical assistance, food and water, and sanitation are the top priority for first responders. WCK teams are on the ground now setting up relief efforts to get fresh meals to people in need.