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At the end of 2017, Haiti’s population was estimated at 11,085,919, which corresponds to an average density of 409 people per square kilometer. This density is very high and by far much higher in urban areas Due to its position in the Caribbean, Haiti is located in an area where the seismic and cyclonic risk is high, making the country very vulnerable.
The geographical location of Haiti in relation to the passage of inclement weather, precarious living conditions, limited access to health care.
In addition, in an emergency, and to have access to a health structure, it should be remembered that 48% of cases, the health structure was at a distance of 1 to 9 km; for 11% of the sick or injured, it was 10-14 km away and almost a third of the sick or injured people had to travel at least 15 km to reach the health facility (31%)
Taking into account the very heavy past in Haiti of loss of human life and the difficult living conditions of disaster victims after the passage of bad weather Cité de la Santé through its cell Ayisyen Konsène has developed a contingency plan to make its contribution as a Haitian citizens, to the efforts that will be deployed by governmental and non-governmental structures to face the hurricane season which runs from June 1 to November 30, 2021
• Increase the knowledge and capacities of individuals to cope with inclement weather
• Increase access to emergency care in the event of disasters