UK to provide £5m in aid to Hurricane Matthew victims in Haiti



Britain will give up to £5 million of initial aid to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
Almost 300 people have died and more than 350,000 have been affected after 145mph winds savaged the Caribbean country.
Temporary shelters, water purification kits and solar lights from the UK will arrive in Haiti in the next few days to help 12,500 of the most vulnerable people.
Experts from the Department for International Development (DfID) are already in the region helping UN and NGO partners address the country's most pressing needs.
International development secretary Priti Patel... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 32
Source: Belper News
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