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The World Food Program (WFP) announces that it will open three food corridors to extend its assistance to the crisis that the Covid-19 is creating in Latin America and the Caribbean, where the number of people in serious food insecurity is expected to increase this year by 10 million. One of the 3 corridors will be based in the Dominican Republic to help Haiti.
Multiplication of care centers
Friday, Dr. Martial Bénèche, Epidemiologist, Head of the Western Health Department (DSO) around the evolution of Covid-19 in the West Department indicated that Covid19 care centers are or will be operational in the coming days : St Luc hospital, Delmas 2 MSF Drouillard, GHESKIO Center, Carrefour sports center and the Olympic Center. Anyone currently showing signs and symptoms similar to Covid-19 (fever, dry cough, fatigue, body aches, conjunctivitis, headache, loss of smell or taste...) is considered at risk and must contact a health facility.
Call for a special Council of Government with the mayor
The Government will not be able to win the fight against the Coronavirus without the involvement of the municipalities, says Jude Edouard Pierre the mayor of Carrefour and President of the National Federation of Haitian Mayors (FENAMH) calls for a Special Council of Government with the mayors on the situation in the country.
Death of an infected prisoner at the National Penitentiary
The Organization of Citizens for a New Haiti (OCNH) deplores the death of an inmate at the National Penitentiary, who died on the night of Thursday, May 28, suffering from Covid-19. Put on artificial respiration, a power cut would have caused his death.
FAES continues to distribute food
On May 27 and 28, the team from the Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES) with the support of the Departmental Delegation of the West (DDO) and agents of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) continued the food kit distribution operations in the metropolitan region, more specifically in Gros Jean (Pernier), Cité 4 Charony / Delmas 19, Delmas 34, Corridor Bastia, Saint Jean Bosco, Fort Sainte Claire, Delmas 66, Christ-Roi, Camp Toto and Village Lucmane Casimir (Croix-des-Bouquets). The identification of intervention areas was carried out by FAES and the Departmental Delegation of the West and operations are carried out according to the standards required by the health authorities.