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24 Mar 2017 description

L’ouragan Matthew a frappé Haïti le 4 octobre 2016, laissant un bilan de 1,4 million de personnes ayant besoin d’une aide humanitaire, dont 806 000 personnes avaient besoin d'une aide alimentaire urgente "selon l'EFSA d'octobre 2016", des milliers de maisons, d'écoles et des installations de santé endommagées et des milliers de familles déplacées.

22 Mar 2017 description

1 INTRODUCTION

Dans la nuit du 3 au 4 octobre 2016, la partie sud-ouest d’Haïti a été frappée par l’ouragan Matthew, un ouragan de catégorie 4 sur l’échelle de Saffir-Simpson1. L’ouragan a été l’un des plus violents de ces 10 dernières années, et probablement même le plus violent depuis l’ouragan Hazel de 1954, avec des vents de 230 km/h (145 mph) en moyenne et le niveau de la mer montant jusqu’à trois mètres à quelques endroits.

17 Mar 2017 description

The humanitarian context in Haiti remains challenging as the country continue to be affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises further aggravated by Hurricane Matthew and which has severely impacted the pre-existing humanitarian situation. Despite immediate humanitarian response provided so far, post Hurricane Matthew’s humanitarian needs are still high with an estimated 1.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Additionally, 1.5 million vulnerable Haitians are currently food insecure and 280 K highly food insecure and in need of urgent food assistance.

17 Mar 2017 description

Après un pic du nombre de cas suspects de choléra dans les départements du Sud et de la Grand Anse dans les deux mois suivant l'ouragan Matthew, le nombre de cas suspects de choléra a diminué drastiquement dans les deux départements au mois de décembre.

17 Mar 2017 description

After a spike in the number of suspected cholera cases in the departments of Sud and Grand Anse in the two months following Hurricane Matthew, the number of suspected cases of cholera reduced drastically in both departments in the month of December. Meanwhile, there was a significant reduction in the number of suspected cases in the three departments where the incidence of cholera has been historically higher: Centre, Artibonite and Ouest.

06 Mar 2017 description
  • As of 28 February, United Nations Coordinated Appeals and Refugee Response Plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require $22.6 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 95.3 million crisis-affected people in 33 countries. Needs and financial requirements have increased due to finalization of the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) requesting around $2.1 billion and together the appeals are funded at $1.6 billion, leaving a shortfall of $21.0 billion.

04 Mar 2017 description

When Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on October 4, 2016 it left behind a balance of 1.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, including 806,000 people in urgent need of food assistance” according to the October 2016 EFSA”, thousands of houses, schools and health facilities damaged and thousands of families displaced.

Five months after the hurricane, humanitarian partners have managed to reach about 1 million people through food and NFI distributions, Water and Sanitation services, rehabilitation of schools and health structures, among others.

04 Mar 2017 description

Main Points

  • In the five months after Hurricane Matthew struck southwestern Haiti on 4 October 2016, humanitarian partners reached over 1,000,000 people with humanitarian assistance in the most affected regions of Grand’Anse, Sud and Nippes.

  • The emergency response is coming to an ending and the focus is shifting to early recovery in all of the sectors. It is essential to support on-going self-recovery efforts, including building back safer and strengthening the capacity of affected communities to face the coming hurricane season.