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17 Jan 2017 description

Main Points

• Since 06 January, humanitarian operations in Grand’Anse and Sud were either temporally suspended or limited in relation with the arrest of senator-elect Guy Philippe and the demonstrations and road blocks that followed.
This week, activities have fully resumed in Sud and slowly in Grand’Anse.

• As part of a Technical Assistance Project for Agricultural Assistance and in preparation for the Spring Campaign, FAO signed with the Ministry of Agriculture a seed donation agreement of 500,000 US dollars.

17 Jan 2017 description

Avant-propos

“La Résolution 46/182 des Nations Unies reste aussi pertinente et fondamentale aujourd’hui qu’en décembre 1991 et les principes d’humanité, de neutralité, indépendance et d’impartialité qu’elle contient continuent de guider une assistance humanitaire stratégique, coordonnée et efficace aux personnes qui en ont besoin”

13 Jan 2017 description
  • 126 organisations avec des activités humanitaires
  • 3 451 activités humanitaires rapportée
  • 111 communes avec des activités humanitaires
10 Jan 2017 description

During the three months of humanitarian response to hurricane Matthew, access and humanitarian presence have continued to improve and reach increasingly aected populations with life-saving assistance. Road network progressively opened and damaged road infrastructures were cleaned up. The security situation remained a challenge to humanitarian organizations as humanitarian convoys were regularly attacked and looted on the way. This has necessitated military escorts provided by MINUSTAH and PNH personnel to secure humanitarian operations.

10 Jan 2017 description

More than 1,300,000 people have beneficiated of food distribution since 3 months on.

Additionnally, 520,687 people have been provided with safe water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene

09 Jan 2017 description

Main Points

  • The security situation in Grand’Anse has deteriorated following the arrest of senator-elect Guy Philippe, on 05 January with many demonstrations and road blocks reported and affecting humanitarian operations which were either temporally suspended or limited

  • The preliminary results of a new Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) show that food security and availability in markets have improved in the communes affected by Matthew with the levels of inadequate food consumption decreasing in both Sud and Grand’Anse.

03 Jan 2017 description
  • As of 30 December 2016, the inter-agency coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion -- an increase of 10 per cent since it was first launched twelve months ago -- to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. By the end of 2016, $12.6 billion were raised towards the coordinated appeals -- more than ever before. Despite immense donor generosity, it is only 57 percent of the requirements committed, leaving a short fall of $9.5 billion.