Haiti - News : Zapping...
"The rain falls on the Artibonite. People from Bokozele, Lagranj to Gran Salin, who still do not evacuate, do so quickly" Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC).
The Engineering Corps at work
In the Northwest department, military of the corps of engineers have carried out a major intervention to help the population to evacuate.
The 105, emergency number of the CPD
Several communes in the Northeastern department are flooded: Caracol, Ouanaminthe, Fort-Liberté, etc. In case of emergency call 105, the Emergency Call Center of the Civil Protection Department (DPC).
Rise of the waters in several departments
The Director of Civil Protection confirmed the rise of waters in several departments such as the North-East, North and Central Plateau.
5 flooded communes
There are several districts of 5 communes in the department of the Northeast that are flooded: Karakòl, Fòlibète, Wanament, Otwou and Ferye.
The Ministry of the Interior provides an update
The Minister of the Interior, accompanied notably by the Director General of MICT, the Director of Civil Protection, Mayors, CASECs and ASECs of some communes is presently giving a press conference to the COUN on the evolution of the situation and of the measures taken by the government to raise awareness and help the areas likely to be affected by the passage of Hurricane Irma on Haiti.