Title

UNICEF Haiti Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2 Earthquake

Author Information

UNICEF

Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Natural Disasters

Keywords

Haiti, earthquake, health, education, protection, shelter, non-food items, water sanitation, hygiene, tropical cyclone

Description

Official figures put the number of people killed at 1,941 deaths and more than 9,900 wounded (as of 17, August). UNICEF estimates that approximately 1,211,000 people including 540,000 children are affected1 . 579,000 people are in need of humanitarian assistance. While severe humanitarian access constraints and fragile security continue to complicate the humanitarian response in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tropical Storm Grace reached the country hampering relief efforts.

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UNICEF Haiti Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2 Earthquake

Official figures put the number of people killed at 1,941 deaths and more than 9,900 wounded (as of 17, August). UNICEF estimates that approximately 1,211,000 people including 540,000 children are affected1 . 579,000 people are in need of humanitarian assistance. While severe humanitarian access constraints and fragile security continue to complicate the humanitarian response in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tropical Storm Grace reached the country hampering relief efforts.