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World Vision's response to Hurricane Matthew

World Vision Malaysia has completed its fundraising effort for Hurricane Matthew. If you would like to support our work in ongoing disasters and emergencies around the world, please give to the General Humanitarian Emergencies Fund.

Updated: 10 October 2017

 

The powerful Category 4 Hurricane Matthew passed through the island of Haiti on 4 October 2016, bringing large-scale flooding and mudslides, collapsed bridges, widespread crop devastation, destruction and damage of homes, schools and health facilities throughout the country. An estimated 1.4 million people were affected.

In the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, World Vision responded to the needs of the affected children and their communities, officially launching a large-scale response on 7 October 2016. Below are some key outcomes from the first phase of the emergency response during the period of October 2016 to February 2017.

In total, World Vision reached 171,149 beneficiaries during this period, with aid activities covering the following sectors: