Haiti is a country located in the Caribbean Sea, sharing its eastern border at the with the Dominican Republic. A fault line crosses the country, making it susceptible to seismic activities (Encyclopædia Britannica). The disaster type with the highest occurrence is flooding, with 39 occurrences (53% of disasters recorded), followed by storm (29 occurrence, 40%). Earthquake is the deadliest disaster type between 2000 and 2018, with 222 587 fatalities. the The earthquake that occurred in 2010 resulted in almost all of these fatalities, making it by far the deadliest disaster over this period. This event is also the one that affected the most people, with an estimated 3 700 000. The country was also severely affected by several storms between 2000 and 2018, the major ones in terms of deaths being Jeanne (2004), Matthew (2016) and Hanna (2018).