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Duration2004/09/19 Floods and mudslides from Tropical Storm Jeanne killed about 500 people in Haiti and more were missing in the Caribbean nation on Sunday as the storm swirled in the Atlantic east of the Bahamas.
Country or DistrictHaiti

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 16
Dead: 1,870;
missing: 884;
injured: 2,620;
affected: 298,926;
sheltered: 14,048.

OCHA Situation Report No. 13
Dead: 1,330;
missing: 1,056;
injured: 2,601;
affected: 298,926;
sheltered: 10,048.

Houses destroyed: 4,471;
houses damaged: 171.

OCHA Situation Report No. 6
Confirmed dead: 269;
missing: about 1,000;
affected: about 200,000;
homeless: about 20,000.

Destroyed houses (estimated): 4,000.

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  • OCHA Situation Report No. 17
    The immediate relief phase of the emergency situation caused by Tropical Storm Jeanne is now over. As the situation is improving in several sectors, such as health and water, priority should be given to sectors that are vital at this stage, such as shelter and clean-up operations.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 16
    Three weeks after the massive flooding caused by Tropical Storm Jeanne in Gonaives, the distribution of food and water is gradually catching up. More distributions points are being identified.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/10/05
    Haiti's death toll from last month's devastating flooding rose to more than 3,000 on Tuesday, according to government officials who released what they believe is the final death tally.
  • BBC News 2004/10/04
    The number of deaths from floods in Haiti caused by tropical storm Jeanne has risen sharply to 1,970, with 884 still missing, officials say.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 13
    The Directorate of Civil Protection (DCP) estimates the total number of dead currently at 1,330 and 1,056 missing. Some 300,000 nationwide have been affected by flooding.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 12
    In Gonaives, national/local authorities and relief workers continue to struggle in distributing food and water, and other urgent needs to the population affected by massive flooding brought by Tropical Storm Jeanne on 17 and 18 September.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 11
    Reports indicate 20 death in Gros Mornes, 100 in Ennery, around 10 in Pilates, 63 in Port-de-Paix, 22 in Ile de la Tortue, 80 in Paulin and 18 in Chausolme.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2004/09/26
    The death toll in disastrous flooding in Haiti has risen to some 1,650, with about 800 people still missing, a government official said on Sunday.
  • BBC News 2004/09/25
    Haiti's government has drawn up plans to evacuate parts of the city of Gonaives, amid fears of disease in the wake of tropical storm Jeanne.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 9
    The Haitian Directorate of Civil Protection (DCP) estimates the total deaths at 1,105 and 1,251 missing. The majority is in Gonaives. These numbers could rise quite dramatically in the coming days as there are still two areas of town under water and inaccessible.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 7
    The Directorate of Civil Protection (DCP) estimates the total number of dead currently at 691 for the northern region and the number of missing at some 1,050.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 6
    According to the Regional Health Director, there are 217 bodies in the public morgue. There are 52 bodies in private locations.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 5
    Tropical Storm Jeanne brought severe flooding to the northern coast city of Gonaives on 18 September. At least 50 people lost their lives and 150 people were reported missing.
  • CNN News 2004/09/22
    Haitian officials said Tuesday the death toll across the country from the weekend deluges brought by Tropical Storm Jeanne was at 691, with some 600 of them in Gonaives, but they expected to find more dead.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2004/09/21
    The death toll in Haiti from flooding and mudslides triggered by Tropical Storm Jeanne rose above 660 on Tuesday.
  • CNN News 2004/09/21
    Aid workers and Haitian authorities reported Monday that at least 500 people have died in the aftermath of floods and mudslides from Tropical Storm Jeanne last week.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/09/19
    Floods from Tropical Storm Jeanne kill 90 in Haiti
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