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01 Jul 2015 description

1.1 Introduction to the research

In September 2013, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) contracted Oxford Policy Management and the University of East Anglia to conduct Strategic Research into National and Local Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management.

20 Apr 2015 description

This report examines the effectiveness of national legal and regulatory frameworks with regard to emergency and transitional shelter following natural disasters in Haiti. It provides an overview of the relevant laws, policies and procedures that have a bearing on different aspects of emergency and transitional shelter response. It identifies potential regulatory barriers to emergency and transitional response efforts, as well as a range of positive developments and initiatives that can enhance the effectiveness of shelter activities.

16 Apr 2015 description
report Igarapé Institute

Athena R. Kolbe, Augusta Herman and Robert Muggah
July 2014

In December 2013, chikungunya, a deadly dengue-like virus spread by mosquitos, was first diagnosed in the Americas on the island of St. Martin. The disease quickly spread to neighboring islands and on May 7 the Haitian Ministry of Health confirmed 14 cases. A week later that number had increased to more than 1,500. Within two weeks of its purported arrival, it had risen to more than 5,500 cases. Epidemiologists report that chikungunya is likely to keep spreading.

11 Mar 2015 description

Résumé

Les huit profils de moyens d’existence présentés dans ce rapport décrivent les principales caractéristiques des zones de moyens d'existence issues du découpage du pays initié par un atelier regroupant des partenaires en juillet 2014 et un travail sur le terrain en aout-septembre 2014. Les données fournies dans ces profils ont été recueillies à l'aide de l’approche « Analyse de l'économie des ménages » (Household Economy Analysis ou HEA).

06 Mar 2015 description

While emergency disaster responses prioritise and tackle the immediate needs of people, effective risk reduction plans sustainably address a community’s medium and long-term resilience and recovery. Such plans involve analysing and mitigating the many damaging effects of disasters that extend far beyond the initial event. For people and regions that rely on animals, this means a ‘big picture’ approach encompassing both human and animal welfare.

23 Feb 2015 description

Sous l’impulsion du Réseau Environnement Humanitaires, l’Observatoire du Groupe URD en Haïti a réalisé, en partenariat avec l’ONG CEFREPADE spécialiste de la question des déchets dans les pays en développement, une étude sur la gestion des déchets générés dans le cadre des programmes d’aide en Haïti. Depuis plusieurs années, la prise en compte de l’impact environnemental, et notamment des déchets générés par les missions est un sujet sur lequel s’interroge les ONG, les bailleurs de fonds et les agences des Nations Unies.

23 Feb 2015 description

Weekly
February 20, 2015 / 64(06);137-140

J. Wysler Domercant, MD1, Florence D. Guillaume, MD2, Barbara J. Marston, MD1,3, David W. Lowrance, MD1, Haiti Health Systems Recovery Team, Ministry of Health, Republic of Haiti (Author affiliations at end of text)

29 Jan 2015 description

I. INTRODUCTION

Le FRH est un fonds fiduciaire multi-bailleurs mis en place par le Gouvernement avec le soutien des bailleurs de fonds pour des financements en appui au Plan d’Action du Gouvernement haïtien (GH) pour le Redressement National et le Développement, à la suite du séisme de janvier 2010. La Banque Mondiale assure le Secrétariat ainsi que le rôle de Fiduciaire du Fonds.

09 Jan 2015 description
report CARE

On January 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake, devastating its capital, Port-au-Prince, and surrounding areas.

The quake affected more than two million Haitians, claimed over 200,000 lives, and left 300,000 injured. At the height of the crisis, more than 1.5 million newly homeless people were sheltering in some 1,500 spontaneous settlements. The earthquake indirectly affected the entire country, sending 570,000 people fleeing for the provinces and setting off shock waves through the economy.

08 Jan 2015 description
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Five years after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, durable housing solutions remain out of reach for hundreds of thousands of displaced people. Although forced evictions from displacement camps decreased in 2014, forced evictions in the context of reconstruction and infrastructure development projects, for which the Haitian authorities are directly responsible, are increasing. This report calls on the Haitian authorities and on the international community to take much more decisive action to make the right to adequate housing a reality for all in Haiti.

31 Dec 2014 description

This report is provided in response to the “Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2014” (P.L. 113-162) (“the Act”), which directs the Secretary of State to submit to Congress no later than December 31, 2014, and annually thereafter through December 31, 2017, a report on the status of post-earthquake recovery and development efforts in Haiti. The requested report, prepared by the Department of State in cooperation with other U.S.

26 Aug 2014 description

Ce rapport semestriel, qui ne prétend pas à l’exhaustivité, fournit un aperçu de la diversité des programmes et activités d’une partie des acteurs étatiques et non-gouvernementaux œuvrant dans le domaine de la protection des personnes déplacées internes en Haïti. Ce rapport a été préparé par le Haut-Commissariat aux droits de l’homme (HCDH)/Section des droits de l’homme (SDH) de la MINUSTAH à partir des informations soumises par divers acteurs dans le domaine de la protection dans les camps de personnes déplacées internes (DPI) issues du séisme du 12 janvier 2010.

30 Jun 2014 description

This report, prepared by the Human Rights Section of MINUSTAH / High Commissioner for Human Rights (HRS), presents and analyses key elements of the situation of human rights in Haiti between July and December 2013. It follows a report covering the period January to June 2013, published in September 2013.