All tagged Hurricane Irma
“Men anpil, chay pa lou” — Many hands make the load lighter
In 2018, MCC is celebrating 60 years of work in Haiti through a series of six stories highlighting each decade
On October 3, 1962, just 4 years after beginning work in Haiti, MCC responded to the aftermath of Hurricane Flora in southern Haiti.
When the pouring rains from Hurricane Irma flooded her home in the night, Koleman lifted her three children to safety onto the rafters to wait out the floodwaters.
Asleep the night of September 7th, Osa Jonmaritus and his family did not sense the flood waters rushing into their home until they began to cover them in their own beds
Hurricane Irma passed north of Haiti on the evening of September 7th, bringing with it strong winds and rains to the northern half of the country. MCC Haiti Representative Paul Shetler Fast and MCC team members traveled to the region on the September 8th to assess the situation.
Mennonite Central Committee Representative for Haiti, Rebecca Shetler Fast, talks about Haiti's vulnerability to storms like Irma.
Mennonite Central Committee Representative for Haiti, Rebecca Shetler Fast, talks about the impending impact of Hurricane Irma and MCC's preparations to respond.
This evening, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 Hurricane and one of the largest on record, is churning westward towards Haiti.