Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season, crossed Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and The Bahamas. It hit Haiti on October 4th 2016. An early response was undertaken from Aruba because of its relatively close situated.
Directly after Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti an early response came from the Aruba Red Cross. Aruba Red Cross sent two trained volunteers with emergency supplies to Haiti.
Those affected by Hurricane Matthew
Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken
Material relief assistance and services
Disaster Management Phase