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Canada : Minister Bibeau to visit Haiti to see extent of Hurricane Matthew damage and to visit development and humanitarian assistance projects.

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced that she will visit Les Cayes and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, from November 16 to 18, 2016.

This will be the Ministers first official visit to Haiti, is part of Canadas humanitarian response to Hurricane Matthew and reflects the partnership between Canada and Haiti.

The Minister will first travel to Les Cayes, a community in Haitis Sud department that was severely affected by the hurricane. In addition to seeing the extent of the damage there, the Minister will also meet with the beneficiaries and partners of humanitarian assistance projects supported by the Government of Canada.

During her visit to Port-au-Prince, the Minister will meet with members of the Haitian government and with Canadian and international humanitarian partners who are providing assistance and vital logistical support to help the most vulnerable victims of Hurricane Matthew.

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Date:Nov 16, 2016
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