The strong impact of Hurricane Irma caused severe damage to people’s livelihoods, basic services, and infrastructure in rural and coastal communities in the central and western regions of the country. Sectors such as housing, electric power generation, agriculture, communications, public health, education, culture, and sports suffered significant damage and recovery efforts are complex and costly. Cuba
Meet the immediate humanitarian and early recovery needs of at least 5,000 families (25,000 people) affected by Hurricane Irma in the most affected provinces through the provision of water, sanitation, and hygiene promotion support, emergency shelter assistance (including non-food items [NFIs] and housing support through the replacement of basic items and roof repair.
IFRC, Cuban Red Cross