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Haiti: Hurricane: 2012/10/24 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/10/24
Country or District Haiti
Event Type Hurricane
Outline Hurricane Sandy hit Haiti Wednesday night and early Thursday morning (October 24th). Over 10,000 people were displaced by the hurricane and many areas were flooded and homes are damaged.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2012/11/02
Hurricane Sandy killed 60 people in Haiti and significantly damaged critical infrastructure such as roads, schools and hospitals in addition to destroying thousands of homes.

OCHA 2012/11/01
Up to 18,277 homes were flooded, damaged or destroyed. Casualties were 54 dead, 21 missing and 20 injured. 1,500 people left in 15 hurricane shelters (nationwide).

PAHO/WHO 2012/10/30
As of 29 October, 54 confirmed deaths were reported, 20 injured and 20 missing. 12,947 persons were evacuated to 102 shelters around the country.

OCHA 2012/10/25
Hurricane Sandy left 8 people dead and 10,946 people evacuated to 65 emergency shelter.

Geographycal Data

UNOSAT 2012/11/02
Satellite detected standing waters over Grand\'Anse, Haiti (as of 2 November 2012)

European Commission 2012/10/31
Impact of Tropical Cyclone Sandy - Overview Map (as of 31 October 2012)

OCHA 2012/10/29
Haiti: TS Sandy’s Impact (Update of 23-29 October 2012)


UNOSAT 2012/11/07
Situation Update 1: Tropical Storm Sandy Over Haiti. Port-au-Prince and Croix-des-Bouquets districts (As of 6 November 2012)