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01 Jul 2016 description

61,302 Personnes déplacées du séisme du 12 janvier 2010 vivent encore dans 33 sites d’hébergement, selon un rapport publié le 30 juin 2016 par l’OIM. Les trois (3) communes qui ont la population déplacée la plus importante sont Delmas avec un total de 9,930 familles soit 32,637 personnes, Croix-des-Bouquets, 2,477 ménages soit 10,799 personnes et Léogâne où 1,025 familles ont été dénombrées soit 4,200 personnes. 5 sites par commune ont été aussi recensés.

01 Jul 2016 description

Global Overview – Trends and Outlook

01 Jul 2016 description

Inside the issue

IPC Global News and Features…………..1

  • Working at full Speed in 2016.

  • A "New and Renewed "IPC Global Partnership

  • gFSC and IPC Strengthening their Cooperation

  • Towards a full Harmonized IPC Classification System

-E-learning Course on IPC Version 2.0

IPC Regions and Countries…….…………..3

  • IPC in East and Central Africa

  • IPC in Southern Africa

  • IPC support to CH in West Africa

01 Jul 2016 description

Little relief to dryness expected over Guatemala and Honduras

Africa Weather Hazards

01 Jul 2016 description

Rice, black beans, maize, and cooking oil are among the most important food items for poor and middle income households in Haiti. Roots and tubers are also important, but not currently monitored. All cooking oil is imported and rice imports account for about 80 percent of national needs. Large quantities of beans and maize are also imported, but over half of the national needs are domestically produced. Rice is consumed by even the poorest households, and imported rice is generally cheaper than locally produced rice.

01 Jul 2016 description

The main staple foods produced and consumed throughout most of Central America and the Caribbean are maize, rice, and beans; the latter constituting a key source of protein for poor households. In Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua white maize, mostly consumed in the form of tortillas, and red or black beans are preferred, while in Costa Rica and Panama rice dominates in production and consumption. In Haiti, the primary staples are rice, black beans, and maize.

01 Jul 2016 description

This preliminary final report conveys an update on the closure of activities for each project under the international appeal for cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Given that projects have all ended at different times, it was appropriate that a preliminary report be issued as of 30 June, with the Appeal’s final report anticipated at the end of July 2016.

A. Situation Analysis

Summary of response

30 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund


ZIKV continues to spread: 61 countries or territories around the world report continuing mosquito-borne transmission; 40 of these are in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region.

5 LAC countries have reported person-toperson ZIKV transmission, probably via a sexual route.

Over 454,976 suspected/confirmed ZIKV cases in the LAC region as of 24 June 2016.

30 Jun 2016 description


 As of 29 June 2016, 61 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission (Fig. 1) of which:

 47 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos (Table 1).

 14 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.

30 Jun 2016 description
report UN News Service

29 juin 2016 – L'ONU et ses partenaires en Haïti ont exhorté mercredi les parlementaires haïtiens à mettre fin à l'incertitude politique que connaît le pays et à garantir la poursuite du processus électoral entamé en 2015.

29 Jun 2016 description

Virus del Zika - Incidencia y tendencia

Desde 2015 y hasta la fecha, 40 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos (transmisión vectorial) de enfermedad por virus del Zika. Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica de la OPS/OMS publicada el 16 de junio de 2016, un nuevo territorio ha confirmado transmisión autóctona esta semana: Anguila

29 Jun 2016 description

Haiti is ranked third in the world when it comes to food shortages. 56% of residents earn less than $2.00 USD/day. In order to help the poor families in Haiti to reduce the food shortage situation, Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation continues to hold rice distributions in Haiti's Cite Soleil in June. This time helping 3,117 impoverished families by providing over 6,200 bags of rice.

28 Jun 2016 description


In 2015, CERF allocated nearly US$470 million in humanitarian assistance for helping front line partners on the ground kick-start or reinforces emergency activities in 45 countries. CERF raised $409 million with the support from 59 member states.

25 Jun 2016 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 24 juin 2016 [AlterPresse] --- Sept candidats ayant obtenu moins de mille votes dans les scrutins controversés de 2015 sont attendus parmi les 27 personnalités qui prendront part à la course à la présidentielle, dont le premier tour est prévu le 9 octobre 2016.

25 % de ces candidats attendus à la présidentielle 2016-2017 n’ont pas réussi à obtenir mille votes sur près de 6 millions d’électrices et électeurs dans les élections passées, selon un décompte effectué par AlterPresse.

25 Jun 2016 description

Port-au-Prince, Haiti | AFP | Saturday 6/25/2016 - 00:41 GMT | 247 words

Haiti's Ministry of Health and the United Nations launched a new anti-HIV/AIDS campaign Friday, providing information and rapid testing to help thwart the spread of the epidemic.

"If a person does not protect him or herself, it's because of a lack of information," Valerie Toureau, a doctor with the UNAIDS organization said.

More than 100 people got tested at a center installed in downtown Port-au-Prince, and condoms were also distributed.

24 Jun 2016 description

Substantial rain returned to Uganda and the Lake Victoria region this past week

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Low and infrequent rainfall since late March has resulted in drought across parts of southeastern Kenya and northeastern Tanzania. The potential for recovery remains unlikely.

  2. Consistently below-normal rainfall over the past 4 weeks has resulted in abnormal dryness for portions of Uganda and western Kenya. This pattern has resulted in low soil moisture and poor vegetation health index values.