Haiti - News Flash : Details of damage and loss of lives confirmed
The assessment would be of 5 deaths confirmed by the report of Civil protection sent to the United Nations and not 10 as had indicated we in a preceding bulletin, a great confusion reigns on the ground and informations [fortunately] was not confirmed until now. Marie Alta Jean-Baptiste chief of civil protection mentions several hundreds of people wounded to differing degree.
Preliminary estimates from the UN there would be 2,000 tents damaged or destroyed but the number could increase to over 5,000, when assessments are completed. Moreover Nadia Lochard said "a structure will be established to accommodate the victims, until arrangements are made to distribute 5,000 new tents" suggests that the figure of 2,000 tents is a minimum.
Golf Club of Petionville, run by actor Sean Penn, mention is made of the destruction of the medical tent and tents housing the staff.
Gerhard Tauscher, cluster housing coordinator of the International Federation of Red Cross says that in some neighborhood of capital almost 10% of shelters were destroyed, the damage is concentrated in central urban areas.
Management facilities of the camps, including tents office, clinics and child care spaces have been destroyed, especially in camps, perched on a hillside between downtown Port-au-Prince neighborhood of Petion-ville .
Details of damage and loss of lives confirmed :
The rainy situation, could continue during the 4 next days with a risk of intensification Monday and Tuesday.
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