Drinking water in Haiti

Major water scarcity in Metropolitan Port-au-Prince Haiti following gas price hike street protests

Many Haitian citizens in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area are complaining about a lack potable water in their neighborhoods after the gas price hike riots that paralyzed the capital so much, water delivery was a non existant.

IDB to invest US $65 million in Haiti to improve potable water and sanitation services

Haiti will improve the provision of potable water and sanitation services in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince and rural areas (particularly affected by Hurricane Matthew) thanks to a US $ 65 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Haiti has the lowest rates of access to improved water and sanitation infrastructure in the western hemisphere.

Read this... When it comes to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Haiti is in the back of the bus... Haiti has the lowest rates of access to improved water and sanitation infrastructure in the western hemisphere.