ASSISTANCE in Haiti
Affected by the Storm
PADF’s immediate response will target the hardest hit communities in southwest Haiti including Aquin, Saint Louis du Sud, Cavaillon, Cayes, Torbeck, Camp-Perrin, Maniche and Jérémie. View gallery of relief supplies being delivered.
To date, PADF has delivered emergency food kits and water purification tablets to families in Cavaillon, Chantal, Saint Jean, Saint Louis and Maniche.
In the coming days, PADF and partners including Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. will provide urgently needed supplies to an estimated 50,000 people affected by the storm:
SAFE DRINKING WATER (CHLORINE OR PURIFICATION TABLETS)
WATER PURIFICATION TABLETS
COLLAPSIBLE WATER STORAGE CONTAINERS
HEALTH AND SANITATION AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS TO PREVENT DISEASE
emergency shelter toolkits
PADF is also assessing damage to shelters and homes in order to provide repairs including repairing or replacing roofing, leaks, cracks or drainage issues.
Gallery: Hurricane Matthew in Haiti
Photos: Logan Abassi UN/MINUSTAH
How You Can Help
The most effective way people can assist relief efforts is by making cash contributions. Your donation will go toward our hurricane relief efforts in the Caribbean. We partner with local, grassroots organizations to ensure your gift goes where it is needed the most. Please consider an urgent monetary contribution. Priority needs are for emergency supplies such as potable water, hygiene kits and shelter materials.
PADF has an extensive network throughout the Caribbean that includes grassroots groups and community-based organizations in the affected areas. As the humanitarian arm of the Organization of American States (OAS), PADF responds to the region's major natural disasters and humanitarian crises.