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CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Latin America and the Caribbean – Disaster Risk Reduction Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2013

OVERVIEW

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

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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IOM Humanitarian Compendium 2014

The Humanitarian Compendium provides a comprehensive overview of IOM humanitarian projects for 2014 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and agencies.

International Organization for Migration:

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CERF Quarterly Update - October-December 2013

CERF and its partners were challenged by a series of large, complex crises in the Central African Republic, the Philippines, Syria and Yemen, affecting 35 million people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector - A strategy and options analysis of Haiti

This paper analyses the role of the private sector in humanitarian action in Haiti, with a particular focus on the response to the devastating earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince in 2010. During the response, international and Haitian businesses participated in humanitarian efforts – both directly assisting populations and working with aid agencies – for commercial and philanthropic reasons.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Crisis Mapping Haiti: Some Final Reflections

Report
Ushahidi

For various reasons, the Ushahidi-Haiti Project continues to be cited in numerous reports, book chapters, media articles and conferences more than two years after the devastating earthquake struck the city of Port-au-Prince resulting in massive casualties and loss of life. For many, the ad hoc initiative remains a major milestone in the field of crisis mapping. The project demonstrated the power of online volunteer networks and highlighted the potential of new technologies for humanitarian response.

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Looking beyond the tragedy: Information sharing for a better future

Rose Marie Dorvilus, 29, lives in Petion Ville which is considered the uptown of Port-au-Prince and has been living there with family members ever since the earthquake on 12 January, 2010 destroyed her home in Delmas 19.

“It was a new experience for all of us because we had never seen or lived through an earthquake before,” she says. “The Red Cross provided us with information that could help us and they continue to give us information on other things other than the earthquake.”

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Mobile Phone Network Data for Development

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UN Global Pulse

We are pleased to publish ‘Mobile Phone Network Data for Development’, a primer on how analysis of Call Detail Records (CDRs) can provide valuable information for humanitarian and development purposes.

Earlier this year we produced the Global Pulse “Big Data for Development Primer”, an introductory guide for the global development community, summarizing key terms, concepts, case studies and challenges around big data.

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Haiti: Hurricane Sandy Emergency appeal n° MDRHT010 - 12 Month Update

This update represents a twelve month summary (31 October 2012 to 31 October 2013) of the operation (cumulative, narrative and financial).

Appeal target (current): 4,227,003 Swiss francs excluding the Emergency Response Units (ERUs) value of 253,562 Swiss francs. The appeal target with the ERUs value is 4,480,565 Swiss francs. Appeal coverage: 100%

Appeal history:

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Profils humanitaires départementaux actualisés - Décembre 2013

Produit développé en collaboration avec le point focal départemental et validé par les autorités du département.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haïti : PAH 2013 - Financement (daté du 10 décembre 2013)

L'Organisation des Nations Unies et la communauté humanitaire en Haïti ont lancé un plan d'action humanitaire en 2013 de 144 millions de dollars qui a été révisé à 152 millions de dollars en août 2013. Ce plan vise à répondre aux besoins des personnes déplacées; répondre à l’épidémie de choléra, réduire l'insécurité alimentaire/malnutrition et développer des activités de préparation et de réponse aux situations d'urgence.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Humanitarian Action Plan for Haiti 2014

SUMMARY

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haiti and the Dominican Republic: Cholera - Emergency appeal n° MDR49008

The appeal represents a distinct plan developed in close coordination with the Coalition to Eliminate Cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic in support of a ten-year Government programme.

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Humanitarian Assistance in Review, FY 2004–2013: Latin America and the Caribbean

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are highly vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, and volcanic eruptions. Some countries have also suffered civil unrest and associated humanitarian impacts.

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Haiti: HAP 2013 - Funding (as of 30 September 2013) [EN/FR]

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haiti: Humanitarian Funding (as of 30 September 2013) [EN/FR]

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.