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In-pictures - Hurricane Matthew ravaged southwest of Haiti

View of the city of Jeremie, one of the areas most affected by hurricane Matthew. (Photo credit: Marjorie Jasmin / IFRC)

 

Children in temporary shelter in the “Lycee Nord Alexis”, where families from vulnerable areas were evacuated before the arrival of hurricane Matthew. (Photo credit: Marjorie Jasmin / IFRC)

 

A team of experts from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Haitian Red Cross, Charlemagne Plisson, Dr, Barnabe Joseph and Stephane de Rengerves. (Photo credit: Marjorie Jasmin / IFRC)

 

Destruction of houses in Jeremie, one of the areas most affected by hurricane Matthew. (Photo credit: Marjorie Jasmin / IFRC)

 

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 6.8 million Swiss francs ($6.9 million) to provide medical, shelter, water and sanitation assistance to 50,000 people in the storm-ravaged southwest of Haiti. Almost one million people in the region are affected by Hurricane Matthew. (Photo credit: Jethro J. Sérémé / American Red Cross / IFRC)

 

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 6.8 million Swiss francs ($6.9 million) to provide medical, shelter, water and sanitation assistance to 50,000 people in the storm-ravaged southwest of Haiti. Almost one million people in the region are affected by Hurricane Matthew. (Photo credit: Jethro J. Sérémé / American Red Cross / IFRC)

 

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 6.8 million Swiss francs ($6.9 million) to provide medical, shelter, water and sanitation assistance to 50,000 people in the storm-ravaged southwest of Haiti. Almost one million people in the region are affected by Hurricane Matthew. (Photo credit: Jethro J. Sérémé / American Red Cross / IFRC)

 

Over 3,000 volunteers and staff of the Red Cross in Haiti have been mobilized to help communities in the path of powerful Hurricane Matthew and are prepared to deliver first aid and other medical care, clean water and sanitation and shelter assistance. (Photo credit: Jethro J. Sérémé / American Red Cross / IFRC)

 

Towns and cities are inundated, particularly the city of Les Cayes, and life-threatening flash-floods remain a serious concern. (Photo credit: Jethro J. Sérémé / American Red Cross / IFRC)

 

The numbers are alarming: Over 1.24 million people affected in Haiti, nearly half of them children, and 350,000 in need of humanitarian assistance (source: OCHA) (Photo credit: Jethro J. Sérémé / American Red Cross / IFRC)

 

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 6.8 million Swiss francs ($6.9 million) to provide medical, shelter, water and sanitation assistance to 50,000 people in the storm-ravaged southwest of Haiti. Almost one million people in the region are affected by Hurricane Matthew. (Photo credit: Jethro J. Sérémé / American Red Cross / IFRC)

 

Over 3,000 volunteers and staff of the Red Cross in Haiti have been mobilized to help communities in the path of powerful Hurricane Matthew. (Photo credit: Jethro J. Sérémé / American Red Cross / IFRC)


La Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge constitue, avec ses 190 Sociétés nationales membres, le plus vaste réseau humanitaire du monde. En tant que membres du Mouvement international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, nous sommes guidés dans notre travail par sept Principes fondamentaux: humanité, impartialité, neutralité, indépendance, volontariat, unité et universalité.