Irma Updates

Hurricane Irma, the longest-lasting, top-intensity hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic, passed by Haiti on September 7. After initial assessments, Handicap International does not anticipate needing a large-scale response. The team will keep a close eye on Hurricane Jose in the days ahead. Our teams in Cuba are also keeping track of the storm's impact on the country.

HI BLOG: Preparing for a logistics challenge 


HI BLOG: Helping isolated families protect themselves


HI BLOG: Preparing to help the most vulnerable 


HI BLOG: HI on standby in Haiti



Haiti country director, Catherine Stubbe, explains (in French) the expected consequences of the approaching storm for Brut.