According with the Report # 3, released on November 25th from the Reliefweb, one week after Hurricane Iota, the situation in Honduras and other Central American countries remains critical. Heavy rainfall and wind from the two recent hurricanes have impacted nationwide infrastructure isolating 185,000 people in Honduras, and damaging roadways, homes, hospitals and health clinics. In the Santa Barbara Department, many areas remain flooded and the region’s main airport remains closed. 2.5 million people in Honduras due to damage to health facilities. 10 health facilities in the region also report a total loss of cold-chain equipment, as facilities prepare for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Honduras reported 1,972 new COVID-19 cases in the last week.
Furthermore, • Across Honduras 969 shelters are housing 88,700 people.
• COVID-19 cases are rapidly rising in Honduras with 1,972 new cases confirmed last week.
• 2.5 million people in Honduras have limited or no access to health services due to storm damage
• Honduras reports that more than 4 million people were affected by Hurricanes Eta and Iota.
America Continental 2000 plans to provide engineering and technical support and the roofs panels for homes with roof damages caused by the Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras. To achieve the objectives, we hope to have the support of the College of Engineers of Honduras, as well as the National Government, the municipalities and the community.
Breaking Barriers, Opening Doors
HOUSING THE HOMELESS