President Moise held working sessions with lawmakers from regions affected by Hurricanne Matthew last October

Posted by MetropoleHaiti on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Under: Economy
The head of the Haitian state, Jovenel Moise, had a working session yesterday at the National Palace with the parliamentarians of the south. The Presidency indicated that the he wants an open and constructive dialogue with a view to adopting the best recovery strategies for the benefit of the populations of the far south.

Over the last few days parliamentarians had reported the deterioration of the living conditions of the population.

The ex-deputy of Dame Marie, Acluche Louis Jeune, had in a local media, explained that a teacher had confided to him that he could not feed himself. At the same time, local authorities are calling for better organization in NGO interventions.

President Moie also had exchanges with Senate presidents, Youri Latortue and the Chamber of Deputies, Cholzer Chancy.

These sessions took place a few days after an evaluation tour of the head of state in Grand Anse. President Moise promised the citizens of these regions urgent interventions to combat the scarcity of food products.

Hurricane Matthew produced total losses of about US $ 2.778 billion. Almost three-quarters of the effects are considered private, that is, directly affected by the affected population. In the public sector, road and electrical infrastructure, telecommunications, water and sanitation systems and the environment have been particularly affected. 

This catastrophe costed the country 32% of its GDP.

Matthew was the most devastating hurricane for Haiti since Hurricane Jeanne, which hit the country in September 2004. It is also the most severe natural disaster since the January 12 earthquake.

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