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19 Aug 2016 description

Port-au-Prince, 19 August 2016. - In the wake of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), and six years after the devastating earthquake of 2010, humanitarian needs in Haiti still remain very high, even though much progress has been achieved. For example, about 96 per cent of the 1.5 million displaced people have been relocated from the camps to adequate housing. Schools, hospitals or administrative infrastructure have been rebuilt.

19 Aug 2016 description

Port-au-Prince, le 19 Août 2016.- Au lendemain du Sommet Humanitaire Mondial (WHS), et six ans après le tremblement de terre dévastateur de 2010, les besoins humanitaires en Haïti restent importants même si des progrès considérables ont été atteints. A titre d’exemple, environ 96 percent des 1,5 millions de personnes déplacées ont quitté les camps pour un logement adéquat. Des écoles, des hôpitaux ou encore des infrastructures administratives ont été reconstruits.

12 Aug 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• La République Dominicaine a décidé la prolongation pour un an du permis de séjour des migrants Haïtiens qui avaient été enregistrés dans le cadre du Programme National de Régularisation des Etrangers (PNRE)

• La situation de la sécurité alimentaire a une tendance d’amélioration dans les prochains mois

• Les récentes averses survenues au cours du mois de juillet ont causé des inondations dans les communes du département de l’Ouest, affectant plus de 5000 familles

12 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The Dominican Republic decided to extend for one year the residence permit of Haitian migrants who had been registered as part of the National Program of Regularization of Foreigners (PNRE)

• The food security situation tends to improve in the coming months

• Recent showers occurred during July caused flooding in the municipalities of West department, affecting more than 5,000 families

• Cholera outbreaks recorded in several communes. About 20 municipalities are on red alert

10 Aug 2016 description

The El Niño global climatic event has had a devastating impact on tens of millions of people across the globe in 2015 and 2016. East Africa, Southern Africa, Central America, South East Asia and the Pacific Islands, continue to be at risk of extreme weather events, including below-normal rains and flooding. The humanitarian fallout includes increased food insecurity due to low crop yields and rising prices; higher malnutrition rates; devastated livelihoods; increased susceptibility to illnesses, and forced displacement.

09 Aug 2016 description

HURRICANE EARL BELIZE

Earl touched ground as a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday, 04 August.
Authorities distributed packages with food and water to the people affected, and also opened emergency shelters. Some 2,500 people were located in 94 emergency shelters, 164 are still sheltered. Earl affected 1,046 people in the departments of Quiché and Petén. 162 houses were reported with damages, and classes were suspended in the affected departments.

GUATEMALA

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HURACÁN EARL BELICE

Earl tocó tierra como huracán categoría 1 (jueves 4 de agosto). Las autoridades distribuyeron paquetes de alimentos y agua entre los afectados. Unas 2,500 personas se refugiaron en 94 albergues temporales de emergencia, de estos 164 continúan en albergues.

GUATEMALA

Earl afectó a 1,046 personas en los departamentos de Quiché y Petén. Se reportaron 162 viviendas con daños, además de la suspensión de clases en los departamentos afectados.

MÉXICO

03 Aug 2016 description

As of 31 July 2016, UN-coordinated Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP), Flash Appeals and Regional Refugee Plans as covered by the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$21.9 billion to meet the needs of 96.9 million people affected by humanitarian crises in 40 countries. The appeals are funded at $7.2 billion, with unmet requirements totalling $14.7 billion. Overall, donors have contributed $13.7 billion towards humanitarian operations in 2016 and pledged a further $814.4 million.

11 Jul 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Un an après l’expiration du PNRE, plus de 120 000 personnes ont déjà traversé la frontière haitianodominicaine, selon OIM ;

  • Plus de 150 000 personnes ont bénéficié des programmes de réponse à l’épidémie de choléra mis en œuvre par les Nations Unies au cours des deux derniers mois ;

  • Entre mars et juin 2016, Les programmes de retour ont permis de relocaliser environ 1400 personnes déplacées; il reste encore environ 61 000 personnes vivant dans 33 sites ;

11 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• One year after the expiration of PNRE, about 120,000 people have already arrived in Haiti from Dominican Republic, according to the data collected by IOM;

• Over 150,000 people benefited from cholera response programs implemented by the United Nations over the past two months;

• Between March and June 2016, return programs have helped relocate some 1,400 displaced persons; there are still approximately 61 000 people living in 33 IDP sites;

08 Jul 2016 description

The drought that has hit Haiti in the two last years has caused the agricultural production to fall about 60% in comparison to 2013. The drought in combination with the political-economic context also caused the inflation of food prices. This situation caused the loss on sources of revenue for farmers and dragged millions of Haitians into food insecurity. The drought also influenced the increase in the malnutrition prevalence rates across the country.

08 Jul 2016 description

Haiti has launched the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan last April, following broad analysis/consultations with different stakeholders (Government, NGOs, UN agencies, Donors and the civil society).

28 Jun 2016 description

CERF RELEASES ITS 2015 ANNUAL REPORT

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.