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24 Apr 2017 description
report European Commission

Bruxelles, le 21 avril 2017

M. Neven Mimica annonce l'apport d'un soutien supplémentaire en faveur d'Haïti à l'occasion d'une visite officielle dans le pays

Au cours d'une visite officielle en Haïti à la suite de la désignation d'un nouveau gouvernement, le commissaire chargé de la coopération internationale et du développement, M. Neven Mimica, a annoncé l'adoption d'un nouvel ensemble de mesures d'aide de l'UE.

22 Apr 2017 description
report European Commission

Commissioner Neven Mimica announces further EU support to Haiti on an official visit to the country

During an official visit to Haiti after the appointment of a new Government, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica announced a new EU aid package.

21 Apr 2017 description
report European Commission

Visite du commissaire au développement Neven Mimica en Haïti: Lancement d'un projet de 4 millions d'euros pour renforcer la sécurité alimentaire dans le Sud

Port-au-Prince, le 21 avril 2017. En présence du commissaire européen au développement,

10 Apr 2017 description

USAID spent about $1.4 billion in fiscal year 2016 on international food aid projects under the Food for Peace Act. These funds have traditionally been used to buy food in the United States and transport it abroad. In addition, USAID also spends some of this money on implementation and support costs, such as storing food in warehouses and—in recent years—providing cash and food vouchers to individuals.

04 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WFP has reached nearly 925,000 people with food assistance since Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti in October 2016

  • Suspected cholera cases continue to decline, reaching lowest monthly caseload since August 2015

  • USAID programming in Haiti reaches more than 16,600 smallholder farmers with seeds and other agricultural inputs

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

04 Apr 2017 description

Port-au-Prince, 28 mars 2017- Un nouveau partenariat entre l’Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé / Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OPS/OMS) et le Gouvernement du Canada vise à réduire le taux de mortalité des mères et à s'attaquer aux problèmes de santé des nouveau-nés et des enfants en bas âge en Haïti.

04 Apr 2017 description

Port-au-Prince, March 28, 2017 - A new partnership between the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization and the Government of Canada aims to reduce the number of maternal and infant deaths addressing reproductive needs of women as well as health care priorities of newborns and infants in Haiti.

24 Mar 2017 description

L’ouragan Matthew a frappé Haïti le 4 octobre 2016, laissant un bilan de 1,4 million de personnes ayant besoin d’une aide humanitaire, dont 806 000 personnes avaient besoin d'une aide alimentaire urgente "selon l'EFSA d'octobre 2016", des milliers de maisons, d'écoles et des installations de santé endommagées et des milliers de familles déplacées.

20 Mar 2017 description

Dear Friends,

How does MSF work? It’s a deceptively simple question with at least as many different answers as we have patients all over the world. However, there are some common threads. From the most basic nutritional assistance for malnourished children to the most complex medical research, all of our work is guided by the principles set out in our charter: upholding medical ethics, maintaining impartiality, bearing witness on behalf of our patients, ensuring we remain accountable to both our donors and beneficiaries, and preserving our independence.

17 Mar 2017 description

IN NUMBERS

1.55 million people food insecure of which 280 000 severely

2 out of 3 farmers have lost ¾ of their stocks

Food insecurity halved in the hardest-hit areas

USD 19.3 million still needed to support 700 000 people under the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

KEY POINTS

14 Mar 2017 description
report Irish Aid

Now in its 10th year, the Emergency Response Fund Scheme (ERFS) was established to promote early action and reduce loss of life in a sudden humanitarian crisis. Irish Aid has just allocated €2.7 million to six humanitarian partners under the Scheme for 2017: Concern Worldwide, Trócaire, Christian Aid Ireland, Plan International Ireland, World Vision Ireland and Oxfam Ireland.

How does the Fund work?

The scheme is particularly geared towards the initial weeks after the onset of an emergency and targets those in immediate need.

07 Mar 2017 description

Introduction

The annual report is a global Food Security Cluster accountability product that must be read in conjunction with the evolving global humanitarian environment.

In 2014, the Joint FAO/WFP Evaluation of the Food Security Cluster Coordination was endorsed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Programme Committee and the World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Board, recommendations of which formed the backbone of the global Food Security Cluster (gFSC)
Strategic Plan 2015–2016.

04 Mar 2017 description

When Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on October 4, 2016 it left behind a balance of 1.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, including 806,000 people in urgent need of food assistance” according to the October 2016 EFSA”, thousands of houses, schools and health facilities damaged and thousands of families displaced.

Five months after the hurricane, humanitarian partners have managed to reach about 1 million people through food and NFI distributions, Water and Sanitation services, rehabilitation of schools and health structures, among others.

04 Mar 2017 description

Main Points

  • In the five months after Hurricane Matthew struck southwestern Haiti on 4 October 2016, humanitarian partners reached over 1,000,000 people with humanitarian assistance in the most affected regions of Grand’Anse, Sud and Nippes.

  • The emergency response is coming to an ending and the focus is shifting to early recovery in all of the sectors. It is essential to support on-going self-recovery efforts, including building back safer and strengthening the capacity of affected communities to face the coming hurricane season.

24 Feb 2017 description

OVERVIEW

  • Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region experience a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, floods, forest fires, hurricanes, landslides, tsunamis, and volcanoes. El Niño and La Niña, extreme phases of natural climate cycles, periodically exacerbate the impacts of hydrometeorological events in the LAC region. Unplanned urban expansion, environmental degradation, and poor land-use management also increase populations’ vulnerability to natural hazards.

23 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS

• UNICEF has worked with government and non-government partners to ensure pregnant women in high-risk areas receive quality information on how to prevent ZIKV, including avoiding sexual transmission. Using mass communication, 166 million people across Latin America and the Caribbean have been reached with key preventive messages.

23 Feb 2017 description
report UN News Service

22 février 2017 – Le gouvernement du Japon a accordé mardi un don de 2.6 millions de dollars au Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) pour lui permettre de combattre le choléra en Haïti.

Ce don du Japon appuiera directement le 'Projet de renforcement de la prévention et de la réponse au choléra' dont le principal objectif est de contribuer à réduire la morbidité et la mortalité liées au choléra en Haïti en 2017 et 2018.

22 Feb 2017 description
report UN News Service

22 February 2017 – A new grant from the Government of Japan will allow the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to help reduce cholera-related morbidity and mortality in Haiti in 2017 and 2018, the UN agency said in a news release.

“With this gift from the Japanese people, we will strengthen the axes of the fight againstcholera in the protection of the Haitian population, especially children,” said Marc Vincent, UNICEF Representative in Haiti, welcoming the contribution.