Hurricane Mitch: Technical file of MSF intervention

GENERAL OBJECTIVE: To reduce morbidity/mortality rates by preventing epidemic outbreaks and improving the healthcare assistance. NUMBER OF BENEFICIARIES: 1,512,000 people INTERVENTION AREAS:
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • El Salvador SUPPORTED HEALTH STRUCTURES:
  • 7 hospitals
  • 1 clinic
  • 58 healthcare centres
  • 103 healthcare posts
  • 23 base homes WATER AND SANITATION:
  • 3,600 latrines
  • 1,056 water wells
  • 365 water pumps TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECTS: US$ 5,000,000 NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS: 170