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21 Nov 2014 description

L'ERRF a été relancé durant le deuxième semestre de l’année 2013 et cinq projets ont été financés pour un montant de $945 244.

En 2014, 13 projets ont été approuvés pour un montant global de $2,7 millions portant à $3,6 millions le montant alloué aux projets depuis 2013.

11 Nov 2014 description
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The September 2014 Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) shows that 85,432 individuals remain in 123 IDP sites. From July until September, 4,907 households benefited from rental subsidies and were relocated.

11 Nov 2014 description


  • FLOODS AND HEAVY RAINS: Rains have killed dozens of people and caused significant damage in Nicaragua, Colombia, Guatemala and other countries in the region.

  • COLD WAVE: 37 shelters have been opened in Guatemala to assist vulnerable people during the cold season that began a week ago.

  • EBOLA: PAHO/WHO is mobilizing teams of experts in alert and response to disease outbreaks to prepare countries in the region in event of an Ebola outbreak.

11 Nov 2014 description


  • INUNDACIONES Y LLUVIAS: Las precipitaciones de los últimos días provocan decenas de personas fallecidas e importantes daños en Nicaragua, Colombia, Guatemala y otros países de la región.

  • FRÍO EXTREMO: Se han habilitado 37 albergues en Guatemala para atender a personas vulnerables durante la temporada de frío que inició hace una semana.

  • ÉBOLA: La OPS/OMS está movilizando equipos de expertos en alerta y respuesta a brotes epidémicos para preparar a los países de la región por si se diera algún caso de ébola.

06 Nov 2014 description


  • The public is using Twitter for real-time information exchange and for expressing emotional support during a variety of crises, such as wildfires, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, political protests, mass shootings, and communicable-disease tracking.31 By encouraging proactive standardization of hashtags, emergency responders may be able to reduce a big-data challenge and better leverage crowdsourced information for operational planning and response.

04 Oct 2014 description


  • Lutte contre l’épidémie de choléra : près de 185,000 personnes ont reçu le vaccin contre le choléra dans trois départements prioritaires.

  • Plus de 85 000 personnes déplacées internes selon le dernier rapport de la DTM du mois de septembre 2014.

  • La situation nutritionnelle des enfants reste une préoccupation pour la communauté humanitaire.

  • Le phénomène El Ninõ pourrait affecter la production agricole entre les mois d’octobre et de décembre prochains.

04 Oct 2014 description

From October 2010 to 20 September 2014, the Government of Haïti (GoH) has reported 707,176 suspected cholera cases and 8,614 cholera related deaths. From January to 20 September 2014, 9,715 suspected cases and 91 fatalities have been registered and the case fatality rate is 0.94 per cent, continues to be below the 1 per cent target rate set by the World Health Organization.

05 Sep 2014 description

From October 2010 to 31 July 2014, the Government of Haïti (GoH) has reported 705,477 suspected cholera cases and 8,573 cholera related deaths.

05 Sep 2014 description


From January to June 2014, 101 IDP camps were closed and 11,486 IDP families (43,360 individuals) were relocated through return programs. As of June 2014, 36 camps (hosting 45,678 IDPs) out of 53 at risk of flooding had preparedness and response committees and small scale mitigation works were undertaken.

With regards to cholera, data as of June 2014 showed an 82% reduction in the number of cases compared to the same period in 2013. 53% of nutritional coverage was provided in the areas most affected by severe acute malnutrition.

29 Aug 2014 description


Key achievements towards strategic objectives

  • 11,486 IDP families or 43,360 individuals were relocated from IDP camps thanks to return programs. 101 IDP sites were closed as a result.

  • As of June, 36 camps (hosting 45,678 IDP) out of 53 camps at risk of flooding had preparedness and response committees and small scale mitigation works were undertaken.

  • 82% reduction of the number of cholera cases compared to the same period last year.

26 Aug 2014 description

Until recently, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, had been largely associated in the public mind with military uses, particularly armed attacks. However, increasing civilian use by hobbyists, researchers and others has started to change perceptions. UAVs, also known as remotely piloted aircraft or drones, are already used commercially for agriculture, surveying, wildlife monitoring and conservation, real estate assessments and other areas. Civilian use is likely to rise, with one study estimating that the agricultural market for UAVs could be up to ten times the public safety market.

22 Aug 2014 description
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2014 has seen a major surge in humanitarian crises around the world. Inter-agency strategic response and regional response plans now target over 76 million people in thirty-one countries compared to 52 million in December 2013. 102 million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance compared to 81 million in December 2013. Global financial requirements to cover humanitarian needs rose from US$12.9 billion in 2013 to $17.3 billion now. More and more crises are having a regional impact with a spill-over effect on countries which are already fragile.

15 Aug 2014 description

With support from the OCHA-managed Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), Haiti’s Ministry of Health and the Pan-American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) are set to vaccinate 200,000 people against cholera.

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12 Aug 2014 description

Port-au-Prince, lundi 11 août 2014 : Le Ministère de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales à travers sa Direction de la Protection Civile, coordonne les 12 et 13 août 2014, un exercice de simulation (SIMEX) national aux aléas hydrométéorologiques, dans le cadre des activités de préparation à la saison cyclonique.