Two boys riding bicycles look at the sea in a pier ahead of Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti, October 2, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on October 4th, leaving entire communities destroyed by the heavy rainfall, wind, and flooding and creating the potential for Cholera outbreaks in its wake. Already, nearly 1,000 deaths are being reported in Haiti alone and OCHA is estimating that 1.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance following the storm.

The time for action is now. We can work together to ensure that the people of Haiti have what they need to survive: access to clean water, food, shelter, sanitation facilities, and hygiene supplies.

[Sources: International Medical Corps, OCHA, Reuters]

A resident at a shelter in the school Liliane Mars Dumarsais Estime holds up bananas he got as a delivery truck left after Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A woman enters her house which was destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in the outskirts of Port Salut, Haiti, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A man crosses a river while riding on a horse after Hurricane Matthew in Les Anglais, Haiti, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A man burns branches from fallen trees after Hurricane Matthew in Les Anglais, Haiti, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Clothes hang on the remains of a house destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Les Anglais, Haiti, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Men carry a motorbike as they cross a river after Hurricane Matthew in Les Anglais, Haiti, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A child is being treated at the cholera treatment center at the hospital after Hurricane Matthew passes in Jeremie, Haiti, October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People collect water from a water well after Hurricane Matthew passes in Jeremie, Haiti, October 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Cracks on a wall of a house destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Port-a-Piment, Haiti, October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A man carries wooden planks salvaged from the rubble of a destroyed houses after Hurricane Matthew passes in Jeremie, Haiti, October 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Kids play in a temporary shelter after staying at Hotel Villa Mimosa where about 200 people were displaced during Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Two boys riding bicycles look at the sea in a pier ahead of Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti, October 2, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

An elderly woman walks along a debris filled street in Roche a Bateau, Haiti on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (Patrick Farrell/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images)

People queue for food and clothes being distributed at a shelter in Port-Salut, southwest of Port-au-Prince, on October 9, 2016, days after the passage of Hurricane Matthew through Haiti. Haiti began three days of mourning on Sunday for hundreds killed in Hurricane Matthew as relief officials grappled with the unfolding devastation in the Caribbean country’s hard-hit south. And nearly a week after being devastated by the hurricane, Haiti is confronted with a growing cholera outbreak threatening to turn its disaster even more deadly. / AFP / RODRIGO ARANGUA (Photo credit should read RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

TOPSHOT – Aeral view following the passage of Hurricane Matthew, in Port- Salut, southwest of Port-au-Prince, on October 9, 2016. Haiti began three days of mourning Sunday for hundreds killed in Hurricane Matthew as relief officials grappled with the unfolding devastation in the Caribbean country’s hard-hit south. / AFP / NICOLAS GARCIA (Photo credit should read NICOLAS GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

LES CAYES, HAITI – OCTOBER 08: Injured hurricane victims are seen at a hospital in Les Cayes, Haiti on October 09, 2016. The full scale of the devastation in hurricane-hit rural Haiti became clear as the death toll surged over 400, three days after Hurricane Matthew leveled huge swaths of the country’s south. (Photo by Bahare Khodabande/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

A woman walks protecting herself from rain after Hurricane Matthew in Les Anglais, Haiti, October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Boys play soccer in front of a house that was destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Dame-Marie, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Nearly a week after the storm smashed into southwestern Haiti, some communities along the southern coast have yet to receive any assistance, leaving residents who have lost their homes and virtually all of their belongings struggling to find shelter and potable water. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

Residents burn debris and work to repair damaged homes as dusk falls in Sous-Roches, outside Les Cayes, Haiti, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. With little to no outside help arriving a week after Hurricane Matthew, residents have set to work chopping up and burning debris, and creating makeshift partial roofs from salvaged pieces of mangled sheet metal. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

A child receives treatment at the cholera treatment center at the hospital after Hurricane Matthew hit Jeremie, Haiti, October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

TOPSHOT – A young man takes a shower in a shower from a water fountain in Houk, in a rural zone of Les Cayes, an area damaged by Hurricane Matthew, in the Southwest of Haiti, on October 9, 2016. Haiti began three days of mourning Sunday for hundreds killed in Hurricane Matthew as relief officials grappled with the unfolding devastation in the Caribbean country’s hard-hit south. Matthew crashed ashore on Haiti’s southern coast on October 4 as a monster Category 4 storm, packing 145 mile (230 kilometer) winds. Civil defense officials have put the death toll at 336, although some officials said it topped 400. / AFP / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

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