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27 Feb 2015 description

Des autorités locales améliorent leur préparation en gestion des risques et des désastres et la résilience de leurs populations

Petit-Goâve, le 26 février 2015. La Welthungerhilfe et l'Union européenne ont lancé aujourd'hui l'initiative dénommée « Renforcer les autorités locales et la société civile dans la gestion des risques et des désastres et l’augmentation de la résilience pour un développement durable et une réduction de la pauvreté » financée par l'Union européenne à hauteur de 900,000 euros.

27 Feb 2015 description
report Government of Cuba

Lo aseguró este jueves en La Habana Pedro Medrano, coordinador principal de Naciones Unidas para la Respuesta del cólera en Haití

Autor: Ramadán Arcos | internet@granma.cu

El cólera representa la mayor epidemia del hemisferio occidental y se necesita mantener los esfuerzos para erradicarla, aseguró este jueves en La Habana Pedro Medrano, coordinador principal de Naciones Unidas para la Respuesta del cólera en Haití.

26 Feb 2015 description
report Redhum

Fuente: Telam

El hospital que Argentina desplegó en Puerto Príncipe y que desde 2004 atendió a más de 166.000 pacientes será el único destacamento que permanecerá en el país una vez que las fuerzas armadas nacionales comiencen a replegarse, a partir de abril.

Este nosocomio, que resultó clave para la atención de la población durante los hechos trágicos que padeció Haití en los últimos años -como el paso de sucesivos huracanes y el terremoto del 2010, que devastó la capital de este país caribeño-, está destinado a la atención de los Cascos Azules que operan aquí.

11 Feb 2015 description

OVERVIEW

Key achievements toward Strategic Objectives

• From January to December 2014, 45,088 IDPs (14,193 families) were relocated from IDP camps to neighborhoods thanks to rental subsidy programs. 163 IDP sites were closed as a result.

• As of December 2014, there was a 53% reduction in the number of cholera cases compared to the same period last year.

• 53% of nutritional coverage provided in areas most affected by severe acute malnutrition.

05 Feb 2015 description

Du 1 janvier au 31 décembre 2014, 27 753 cas suspects de choléra et 296 décès ont été enregistrés par le Ministère de la santé publique et de la population (MSPP), ce qui représente une diminution de 53% du nombre de cas allant de 2013 et 2014, et 50% de décès liés au choléra comparé à l’année 2013. Le taux d'incidence de choléra est de 0,26%, en dessous de la cible de 0,5% fixée par le plan national pour l'élimination du choléra. Le taux global de létalité du choléra est de 1,06%, supérieur au taux de 1% fixé par l'Organisation mondiale de la santé.

05 Feb 2015 description

From 1 January to 31st December 2014, 27,753 suspected cholera cases and 296 fatalities were recorded by the Ministry of Health, which represents a decrease of 53% in the number of cases from 2013 to 2014 and a 50% reduction in cholera-related deaths compared with 2013.

03 Feb 2015 description

Since the emergence of cholera in Haiti in October 2010, the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) has recorded 725,608 suspected cases and 8,813 cholera-related deaths as of 31 December 2014. Despite severe infrastructure and financial constraints, concerted Haitian and international efforts have succeeded in drastically reducing the number of reported cholera cases in Haiti – down from a peak of over 350,000 reported cases for 2011, to 27,753 reported cases for 2014, from 1 January to 31 December.

28 Jan 2015 description

Five years after the devastating 2010 earthquake, Haiti has transitioned to a period of long-term development. With the help of the international community, Haiti has made significant advances. The U.S. post-earthquake strategy for Haiti focuses on four sector pillars designed to catalyze economic growth and build long-term stability. Carried out by a range of U.S. departments and agencies, including the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the U.S.

26 Jan 2015 description

Le mois de novembre a été caractérisé par de fortes pluies qui ont commencé depuis octobre. Le nombre de 6 765 cas enregistrés au courant du mois de novembre dépasse d’au moins cinq fois la moyenne mensuelle des cas enregistrés dans les neufs premiers mois.

15 Jan 2015 description

Since the emergence of cholera in Haiti in October 2010, the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) has recorded 719,377 suspected cases and 8,767 cholera-related deaths as of 30 November 2014 . Despite severe infrastructure and financial constraints, concerted Haitian and international efforts have succeeded in drastically reducing the number of reported cholera cases in Haiti – down from a peak of over 350,000 reported cases for 2011, to 21,916 reported cases for 2014, from 1 January to 30 November .

13 Jan 2015 description

Minister Paradis is pleased to once again promote the sharing of Canadian expertise to support development in Haiti.

January 13, 2015 – Québec, Quebec – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

The Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable Christian Paradis, held a press conference today to announce Canada’s support for the Sustainable Strengthening of Haitian Firefighters’ Response Capabilities project, which will be implemented by the city of Québec.

13 Jan 2015 description

Le gouvernement du Canada octroie une contribution financière de 2 640 000 $ à la Ville de Québec pour la mise en œuvre du projet Renforcement durable des capacités d’intervention des sapeurs-pompiers haïtiens, de 2015 à 2017.

La caserne de pompiers de Port-au-Prince a été lourdement endommagée par le séisme du 12 janvier 2010 et elle représente un danger grave pour les employés. De plus, le service d’incendie haïtien, qui est sous la responsabilité de la Police nationale d’Haïti, ne dispose pas de formation spécialisée distincte.

12 Jan 2015 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,100 youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien, Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable.

12 Jan 2015 description
report Salesian Missions

By MissionNewswire at January 9, 2015 | 12:09 pm |

(MissionNewswire) Despite ongoing reconstruction and infrastructure improvements that are helping to rebuild Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake that devastated the country, Haiti remains the poorest country in the Americas and one of the poorest in the world. According to the World Bank, over half of the country’s population of 10 million lives on less than $1 per day and approximately 80 percent live on less than $2 per day. The majority of Haitians lack adequate access to education, healthcare and nutritious food.

09 Jan 2015 description
report Malteser

Malteser International invests $12 million in aid, stays until 2017

Port-au-Prince/Miami, Jan. 9. Five years after the earthquake that devastated Haiti, relief efforts focusing on sustainability and long-term development are starting to show promising results, reports humanitarian aid organization Malteser International.

09 Jan 2015 description

Fact Sheet
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 8, 2015

08 Jan 2015 description

Summary: 8 January 2015, Brussels - On 12 January 2010, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that took 222,750 people's lives, injured many thousands and made 1.5 million homeless. Today, the amount of people still living in camps – those formally known as Internally Displaced People – has gone down to 85,000.

07 Jan 2015 description

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