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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.

08 Aug 2016 description

Engagée en faveur d’une meilleure insertion des jeunes haïtiens dans le monde du travail, l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) finance la modernisation d’un important centre de formation professionnelle de Port-au-Prince.

28 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation Overview

  • ZIKV continues to spread: 65 countries around the world report continuing mosquito-borne transmission; 40 of these countries are in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region.
  • 22,446 cases of Zika virus disease in pregnant women were reported through laboratory-confirmed by RT-PC.
  • Over 520,383 suspected/confirmed ZIKV cases in the LAC region as of 21 July 2016.
  • 1,745 confirmed cases of microcephaly and other fetal malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection reported in Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, …
27 Jul 2016 description

Port – au Prince, 27 juillet 2016 – L’Union Européenne a destiné une aide de 500 000 euros pour la mise en œuvre d’un projet exécuté par l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture (FAO) en appui au Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Ressources Naturelles et du Développement Rural (MARNDR), afin d’apporter une assistance agricole d'urgence aux agriculteurs et agricultrices familiaux en situation d’insécurité alimentaire aiguë suite à la longue période de sécheresse qui a sévi dans le département du Sud en Haïti.

26 Jul 2016 description

The Haiti Red Cross Society’s Health Department reached 20,304 people (81 per cent of the overall target) in sensitization, prevention and vector control activities in order to reduce the widespread cases of chikungunya.

In order to complete actions, the DREF operation was extended for one additional month, which pushed the operation end date back to 1 November 2014.

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP launched an emergency operation in response to the drought in April using mobile based cash transfers to meet the immediate food needs of 1 million droughtaffected people during the lean season.

  • With the beginning of the spring harvest, WFP will now complement cash transfers with asset creation activities aimed at water conservation and agricultural production.

14 Jul 2016 description

Annual Report

The Annual Report meets DFID’s obligation to report on its activities and progress under the International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Act 2006. It includes information on DFID’s results achieved, spending, performance and efficiency.

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.

05 Jul 2016 description

What is El Niño?

El Niño is the warming of sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific, which occurs roughly every two to seven years, lasting from six to 24 months.

30 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION OVERVIEW

ZIKV continues to spread: 61 countries or territories around the world report continuing mosquito-borne transmission; 40 of these are in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region.

5 LAC countries have reported person-toperson ZIKV transmission, probably via a sexual route.

Over 454,976 suspected/confirmed ZIKV cases in the LAC region as of 24 June 2016.

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

What is El Niño?

El Niño is the warming of sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific, which occurs roughly every two to seven years, lasting from six to 24 months.

17 Jun 2016 description
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17 June 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO)/the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and partners have set out their strategic response to Zika which will place a greater focus on preventing and managing medical complications caused by Zika virus infection. To date, US$121.9 million are necessary to effectively implement the Zika Strategic Response Plan, July 2016 to December 2017.

14 Jun 2016 description

Avec une population d’un peu plus de 10 millions d’habitants, Haïti compte environ 3,6 millions de personnes en insécurité alimentaire, dont 1,5 million en situation critique. Le programme d’aide alimentaire mis en œuvre par la France vise notamment à renforcer la production locale et à soutenir la politique nationale d’alimentation scolaire.

14 Jun 2016 description

The Haiti Red Cross Society’s Health Department reached 20,304 people (81 per cent of the overall target) in sensitization, prevention and vector control activities in order to reduce the widespread cases of chikungunya.

In order to complete actions, the DREF operation was extended for one additional month, which pushed the operation end date back to 1 November 2014.