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Haiti: Earthquake: 2021/08/14 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/08/14
Country or District Haiti
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Haiti at 8:30am on 14 August 2021 local time at a depth of around 10km. The epicentre was recorded around 12km northeast of SaintLouis-du-Sud, about 125km west of the capital Port-au-Prince. This earthquake caused various casualties and building/infrastructure damages.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UNOCHA 2021/10/08
137.5K+ damaged and destroyed homes (Source: DGPC)

UNOCHA 2021/09/23
Nearly half of quake-affected people in need have received humanitarian assistance.

UNOCHA 2021/09/14
Around 212,000 people have lost access to safe drinking water services in the aftermath of the earthquake.

UNOCHA 2021/09/07
As of 3 September, nearly 46 per cent of affected families have received humanitarian assistance.

UNOCHA 2021/08/31
800K affected people and 650K in need of emergency humanitarian assistance

UNOCHA 2021/08/27
As of the latest updates issued on 25 August, the Haitian Civil Protection General Directorate (DGPC) reported 2,207 deaths,12,268 injured and 320 missing.

UNOCHA 2021/08/22
Authorities report more than 2,200 people dead, at least 344 missing, over 12,000 injured and upwards of 130,000 homes damaged or destroyed.

ECHO 2021/08/20
The death toll following the earthquake of 14 August has raised to 2,189 people while 332 are still missing, and more than 12,200 have been injured, as reported by the Haitian Civil Protection.

UNOCHA 2021/08/18
The death toll has climbed to nearly 2,000 and more than 9,900 injured, numbers that are likely to continue to rise as search and rescue operations are still ongoing.

UNOCHA 2021/08/17
Following the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that rocked southwest Haiti, 1,400 people died and more than 6,900 injured, while hundreds more remain missing.

CNN 2021/08/16
The Haitian government declared a state of emergency after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the country Saturday 14 August 2021, leaving at least 1,297 people dead and more than 5,700 injured, according to the civil protection agency of Haiti.

ECHO 2021/08/16
According to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and Civil Protection agency (DGPC) of Haiti at least 800 people have died, 2,800 others have been injured and 6,300 families affected.

UNOCHA 2021/08/15
The Civil Protection of Haiti reports at least 304 deaths and 1,800 injured so far, figures which are expected to rise.

Geographycal Data

UNOCHA 2021/09/06
Haiti Earthquake: Grand Anse - Operational Presence Maps (As of September 3 2021)

UNOCHA 2021/09/06
Haiti Earthquake: South - Operational Presence Map (As of 3 September 2021)

UNOCHA 2021/09/06
Haiti Earthquake: Nippes - Operational Presence Map, As of 3 September 2021

WFP 2021/08/18
Revised -Earthquake in Nippes, Haiti (14 Aug 2021)

USGS 2021/08/14
M 7.2 - 13 km SSE of Petit Trou de Nippes, Haiti


UNOSAT 2021/08/19
Damage Assessment in Baraderes commune, Nippes department, Haiti as of 18 August 2021 - Imagery Analysis: Between 16 & 18/08/2021 Published 19/08/2021

UNOSAT 2021/08/18
Haiti - Anse-à-Veau: Earthquake - Impact map (Observed the 15/08/2021)

UNOSAT 2021/08/18
Haiti - Saint-Louis-du-Sud: Earthquake - Impact map (Observed the 15/08/2021)

UNOSAT 2021/08/18
Haiti - Les Cayes: Earthquake - Impact map (Observed 15/08/2021)