Haiti at a glance
The crisis and the response
- The US military's post-earthquake management
of entry to Haiti prioritised US flights and expensive search and rescue
missions and delayed the response of experienced actors.
- An influx of small, often in-experienced,
INGOs reduced the quality of the humanitarian response.
- It has proven uniquely challenging
to determine the number of humanitarian actors, the total level of funding
and to prepare accurate 3W (who does what, where) information.
- OCHA's ability to undertake basic post-emergency