Anse-à-Veau

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Anse-à-Veau
Ansavo
Municipality
Anse-à-Veau is located in Haiti
Anse-à-Veau
Anse-à-Veau
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°31′0″N 73°21′0″W / 18.51667°N 73.35000°W / 18.51667; -73.35000Coordinates: 18°31′0″N 73°21′0″W / 18.51667°N 73.35000°W / 18.51667; -73.35000
Country Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Department Nippes
Arrondissement Anse-à-Veau
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total 55,138

Anse-à-Veau (Creole: Ansavo) is a municipality in the Anse-à-Veau Arrondissement, in the Nippes Department of Haiti. The postal code is HT 7510.

It has 55,138 inhabitants.

In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Anse-a-Veau was swollen by refugees from the afflicted areas. Aid to the community after the quake have been airdropped. As of 12 March 2010, 6 weeks after the quake, RFA Largs Bay arrived off the coast and made a large aid drop.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. ^ Relief Web, "RFA Largs Bay delivers aid to isolated Haitian village", Government of the United Kingdom, 12 March 2010 (accessed 12 March 2010)