With years of experience campaigning for access to essential medicines in South African, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) fieldworker Claire Waterhouse, fou
Haiti: Accessing cut of areas after Hurricane Matthew
In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, which struck Haiti on 4 October, four teams from MSF are assessing the needs at medical facilities and affected communities in five departments of the country: Grande Anse, Sud, Nippes, Artibonite and Nord-Ouest.
Access to the affected areas is difficult and the full scale and nature of the needs have yet to be determined. Haitian officials report a death toll in the hundreds that continues to rise. The risk of cholera is very high in affected areas.