Disaster response Haiti

Hurricane Jeanne

Published on Sep 24, 2004 02:00 AM  -  Updated on Jul 09, 2019 04:46 PM
Cyclone Jeanne hit Haiti on 18th September. Two days of heavy rains led to serious flooding in North West Haiti, principally affecting the town of Gonaives. At the time of the disaster, TSF was already mobilised on the island of Grenada since 13th September. A TSF team arrived on Haiti on 24th September and had be augmented one week later. The team was from this date operational to bring help and support to the victims as well as local and international NGOs.