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18 Jul 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.

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.

21 Jun 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Des flambées de choléra enregistrées dans plusieurs communes du pays. Environ 10 communes sont en alerte rouge ;

  • A l’approche de l’ouverture de la saison cyclonique, des inondations sporadiques ont été enregistrées dans certains départements du pays suite aux averses du mois de mai affectant plusieurs centaines de familles ;

18 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Important cholera outbreaks registered all over the country. About 10 towns in red alert.

  • With the start of the hurricane season, sporadic floods were registered in some regions of the country following the rains of May that affected hundreds of families.

  • The NGO community calls for a new collaboration approach between humanitarian and development actors to improve the response to multiple crises that affect the vulnerable populations.

03 Jun 2016 description

The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño remains deeply alarming, now affecting over 60 million people. Central America, East Africa (particularly Ethiopia), the Pacific and Southern Africa remain the most affected regions. The El Niño phenomenon is now in decline, but projections indicate the situation will worsen throughout at least the end of the year, with food insecurity caused primarily by drought not likely to peak before December. Therefore, the humanitarian impacts will last well into 2017 .

01 Jun 2016 description
  • As of 30 May 2016, financial requirements of UN-coordinated Humanitarian Response Plans, Flash Appeals and Regional Refugee Plans as reflected in the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) amount to an unprecedented US$20.8 billion and are expected to rise. These appeals are currently funded at $4.8 billion, or 23 per cent. $16 billion in financial requirements remain unmet. Overall, humanitarian operations in 2016 are funded at almost $9.2 billion.