Haiti to build 2,000 houses for Hurricane Matthew victims

PORT-AU-PRINCE – The Haitian government is going to implement a program to build social housing for the victims of Hurricane Matthew, which hit the country in 2016.

Over 2,000 houses will be built in the departments of Nippes and Grand’Anse, as part of the Caravan of Change project promoted by the President Juvenel Moise, thus fulfilling one of his campaign promises, the Prensa Latina reports.

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According to a government statement, the construction work has already begun Fond Rouge (department Grand’Anse) in which 600 houses will be built, while another 600 will be built in Nippes and 800 in the south of the country.

Hurricane Matthew left in Haiti a material loss valued at over two thousand 700 million dollars, and some 175,000 people lost their homes.