Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season, crossed Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and The Bahamas. It hit Jamaica on October 3th 2016.
This DREF operation replenishes the stock the Jamaica Red Cross (JRC) used to respond to hurricane Matthew and to reimburse the assessments costs incurred by the National Society.
Items were distributed among 524 families.
Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken
Disaster Management Phase