Humanitarian funding analysis – Hurricane Matthew, Haiti
According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$87.7 million of humanitarian assistance to Haiti in 2016. As of 6 October 2016, according to FTS, US$1.3 million has been reported as specifically allocated in response to Hurricane Matthew. As yet, there is no UN-coordinated appeal for the crisis. However, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) announced an international appeal1 for Haiti requesting US$5.1 million.