UN CALLS FOR SUPPORT TO RECOVERY PLAN AS HAITI LOSES $2.7 BILLION IN HURRICANE MATTHEW

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Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti causing widespread damage in the western cities of Les Cayes and Jeremie. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

UN CALLS FOR SUPPORT TO RECOVERY PLAN AS HAITI LOSES $2.7 BILLION IN HURRICANE MATTHEW

The United Nations office dedicated to disaster risk reduction today called for urgent support to improve disaster risk management in Haiti, following a damage assessment that shows the country lost $2.7 billion, or 32 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), as a result of Hurricane Matthew six months ago. Read more

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