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Haiti Humanitarian Needs Overview: Mid-Year Review (July 2014)

Priority Needs

1 Basic services, protection and durable solutions for IDPs

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Cholera vaccines for 200,000 people

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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Communiqué de presse conjoint: Saison cyclonique : le Système national mobilise plus de 250 membres pour son exercice de simulation national

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.

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South Sudan + 16 others
OCHA Country Based Pooled Funds 2013

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Haiti : Humanitarian Dashboard (January - March 2014)

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Between January and March 2014, the key humanitarian concern revolved around the deterioration of the food security in the North-West Department. This is the result of the combined effects of the lack of viable coping mechanisms due to the extreme poverty of the population and the poor spring and winter harvest as well as the prolonged drought since November 2013. An estimated 143,000 people are affected by this situation.

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Haiti : Tableau de bord humanitaire (janvier - mars 2014)

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

Entre janvier et mars 2014, la situation humanitaire a été marquée par la détérioration de la sécurité alimentaire dans le département du Nord-Ouest. Ceci est le résultat des effets combinés du manque de mécanismes d'adaptation viables en raison de l'extrême pauvreté de la population et des mauvaises récoltes de printemps et d’hiver, ainsi que la sécheresse prolongée depuis novembre 2013. Selon les estimations, 143 000 personnes sont touchées par cette situation.

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Guatemala + 6 others
REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies - Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 7 - Volume 364

Highlights

 GUATEMALA: The July 7 earthquake affected 84,679 people in Guatemala, with 6,341 evacuees and 765 people in 22 shelters currently open.

 HONDURAS: The Government is calling for the creation of a plan of action to address the serious humanitarian emergency caused by the high migration flow of unaccompanied children deported from the U.S.

 THE AMERICAS: The Director of WHO believes that the spread of the chikungunya virus is concerning and recommends countries to prevent this disease through a comprehensive social approach.

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Guatemala + 6 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias - América Latina y el Caribe Año 7 - Volumen 364

Destacados

  • GUATEMALA: El sismo ocurrido el pasado 07 de julio ha dejado hasta el momento 84,679 personas afectadas en Guatemala, 6,341 evacuados y 765 albergados actualmente en 22 centros.

  • HONDURAS: El Gobierno anunció un plan de acción para responder a la grave emergencia humanitaria generada por el alto flujo migratorio de niñas y niños no acompañados hacia los EEUU.

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Haiti: 2014 Humanitarian Funding Overview (as of 21 July 2014)

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Haiti: Cholera Snapshot (Published as of July 2014)

Despite the diminution of suspected cases, the cholera epidemic is still an emergency in Haiti. Both Haitian and international efforts need to be pursued to eliminate the disease. Structural issues including water, sanitation and health systems, enable the persistence of cholera, acute diarrhea and other waterborne diseases. The UN reaffirms its commitment to work closely with national authorities and international partners to prevent the spread of the epidemic and scale up the response.

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Haïti Bulletin humanitaire - Numéro 42, Juin 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Réduction significative du nombre de personnes dans les camps grâce aux programmes de retour et de relocalisation ;

  • Epidémie de choléra : l’alerte rouge persiste dans les départements du Centre, de l’Artibonite et de l’Ouest depuis plus de quatre semaines. En Juin 2014, 923 cas suspects et 9 décès ont été enregistrés ;

  • Saison cyclonique : les préparatifs pour faire face aux éventuels désastres se poursuivent ;

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Paraguay + 9 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias - América Latina y el Caribe Año 7 - Volumen 362

Destacados

 PARAGUAY: La cifra de personas desplazadas asciende a 76,725. Una solicitud de CERF ha sido presentada por un total de $3 millones de dólares y está siendo analizada.

 BRASIL: La crecida de varios ríos ha ocasionado bloqueos de carretera, deslizamientos y varios miles de familias desplazadas.

 AMÉRICA CENTRAL: Crece llamado de organizaciones a tomar medidas urgentes para asegurar el bienestar y la protección de los niños y niñas migrantes no acompañados.

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Paraguay + 9 others
REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies - Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 7 - Volume 362

Highlights

 PARAGUAY: The number of displaced people is 76,725. A CERF proposal of US$3 million is being drafted for the immediate response.

 BRAZIL: Floods have caused roadblocks, landslides and displaced several thousand families.

 CENTRAL AMERICA: A growing number of organizations called for urgent action to ensure the welfare and protection of unaccompanied migrant children.

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Haiti: 2014 Humanitarian Funding Overview (as of 01 July 2014)

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Haiti: 2014 Humanitarian Funding Overview (as of 18 June 2014)

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Haiti : Aperçu du choléra (Publié en juin 2014)

L'épidémie de choléra en Haïti a touché un nombre inacceptable de personnes avec près de 703 000 cas suspects et environ 8 500 décès signalés depuis octobre 2010 jusqu’à ce jour. Depuis le début de l'épidémie, l'ONU a fait une priorité l’élimination du choléra en Haïti et a initié un ensemble d’efforts afin de soutenir le gouvernement d'Haïti dans la lutte contre la maladie.

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Haiti: Cholera Snapshot (Published as of June 2014)

The cholera epidemic in Haiti has affected an unacceptable number of people with around 703,000 suspected cases and an estimated 8,500 deaths reported from October 2010 to date. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the UN has made eliminating cholera from Haiti a top priority and has initiated a system-wide effort to support the Government of Haiti in the fight against the disease.

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Haiti: 2014 Humanitarian Funding Overview (as of 9 June 2014)

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