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Hurricane season 2024: Haiti threatened by the passage of around ten hurricanes

  • June 1, 2024
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This Saturday, June 1, 2024, the hurricane season began. According to forecasts, this year Haiti must expect an intense season. Thus, civil protection announces that it has taken measures, calling for the vigilance of all citizens.

“11 named tropical storms could transform into hurricanes, including at least five major ones,” according to the General Directorate of Civil Protection (DGPC), citing a study by Colorado State University in the United States. In this sense, civil protection officials say they favor “a proactive approach to risk management, emphasizing the importance of the dissemination of information and community engagement”.

In the meantime, faced with the hurricane season which begins this Saturday, June 1, 2024 and due to the accelerated degradation of the environment, the Col-vert Haiti association calls on Haitians to “be extra careful to preserve their lives and their goods”.

Reminding the authorities of “their responsibilities to do everything possible to protect the population”, this association of Citizens who protect the environment, of which Lionel Edouard is the president, emphasizes that “more than 96% of the Haitian population is constantly exposed to risk. 2 or more weather hazards such as: wind, floods, landslides and mudslides…

Naïka Eugene

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