Jagdeo to support all aid efforts for Haiti
Haiti is in crisis after Hurricane Matthew and the international community, over the last few days, is beginning to understand the extent of that crisis. The tally of deaths reported by local civil protection officials stands at 877, according to the latest reports.The Political Opposition, the People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C), expresses its sincerest condolences to all Haitians, as well as families of all who have lost lives, were injured and those grappling with the devastation of Hurricane Matthew. The political Opposition will fully support the expressed intention of the Guyana Government to offer support to Haiti, which will aid humanitarian relief efforts, as well as longer-term relief and recovery operations.The party said in a statement on Saturday that it stands in support of the Haitian people and Government.Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on Tuesday (October 4). Hurricane Matthew’s 235km per hour (kph) winds smashed concrete walls, flattened palm trees and tore roofs off homes, forcing thousands of Haitians to flee.