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17 Jan 2017 description

Main Points

• Since 06 January, humanitarian operations in Grand’Anse and Sud were either temporally suspended or limited in relation with the arrest of senator-elect Guy Philippe and the demonstrations and road blocks that followed.
This week, activities have fully resumed in Sud and slowly in Grand’Anse.

• As part of a Technical Assistance Project for Agricultural Assistance and in preparation for the Spring Campaign, FAO signed with the Ministry of Agriculture a seed donation agreement of 500,000 US dollars.

13 Jan 2017 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million affected people, of which 894,000 are children.

  • 1.4 million people require humanitarian assistance.

  • 806,000 people severely food insecure.

Situation Update

  • Food distribution have been suspended in Grande-Anse due to security restrictions put in place because of demonstrations and road blocks that have been ongoing since the arrest of senator -elect Guy Philipe on 05 January.

13 Jan 2017 description

“It’s been three months since Hurricane Matthew and Handicap International continues its work in Haiti despite a number of logistical complications, such as difficulties accessing people living in remote areas,” explains Hélène Robin, head of Handicap International’s emergency response.

10 Jan 2017 description

During the three months of humanitarian response to hurricane Matthew, access and humanitarian presence have continued to improve and reach increasingly aected populations with life-saving assistance. Road network progressively opened and damaged road infrastructures were cleaned up. The security situation remained a challenge to humanitarian organizations as humanitarian convoys were regularly attacked and looted on the way. This has necessitated military escorts provided by MINUSTAH and PNH personnel to secure humanitarian operations.

10 Jan 2017 description

More than 1,300,000 people have beneficiated of food distribution since 3 months on.

Additionnally, 520,687 people have been provided with safe water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene

09 Jan 2017 description

Main Points

  • The security situation in Grand’Anse has deteriorated following the arrest of senator-elect Guy Philippe, on 05 January with many demonstrations and road blocks reported and affecting humanitarian operations which were either temporally suspended or limited

  • The preliminary results of a new Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) show that food security and availability in markets have improved in the communes affected by Matthew with the levels of inadequate food consumption decreasing in both Sud and Grand’Anse.

07 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

3.2 million total people affected (HNO)

2.7 million /# of people in need of humanitarian assistance, of which

1.1 million /# of children in need of humanitarian assistance (UNICEF)

40,462 suspected cholera cases and 429 fatalities since 1 January 2016 (MSPP SE50)

1,633 number of schools damaged by hurricane Matthew, per assessments conducted by UNICEF and Education sector actors and partners. MoE figures remain at 716.

07 Jan 2017 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million affected people, of which 894,000 are children.

  • 1.4 million people require humanitarian assistance.

  • 806,000 people severely food insecure.

Situation Update

30 Dec 2016 description

Faits saillants

• Le CERF a approuvé deux projets d'une valeur d'un peu plus de 3,5 millions de dollars américains pour le rétablissement rapide des services rassurants d'éducation, l'assistance à la protection des plus vulnérables expulsés des abris temporaires et le soutien à environ 30 000 personnes dans les zones de retour.

30 Dec 2016 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million affected people, of which 894,000 are children.

  • 1.4 million people require humanitarian assistance.

  • 806,000 people severely food insecure.

Situation Update

  • On 4 October, Haiti was hit by a category 4 Hurricane. Initial reports revealed that over 175,000 people were displaced and nearly 550 had died.

28 Dec 2016 description

Main Points

  • The CERF approved two project proposals worth just over US$ 3.5 million for rapid restoration of safe education services, protection assistance to most vulnerable evicted from temporary shelters and support to an estimated 30,000 people in areas of return.

  • The three-month USD 139 million Flash Appeal to respond to the most urgent post Hurricane Matthew humanitarian needs remains underfunded by USD 52.5 million (or 37.8% of the funding requirements).

23 Dec 2016 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million affected people, of which 894,000 are children.

  • 1.4 million people require humanitarian assistance.

  • 806,000 people severely food insecure.

Situation Update

  • On 4 October, Haiti was hit by a category 4 Hurricane. Initial reports revealed that over 175,000 people were displaced and nearly 550 had died.

21 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WFP continues second-round food distributions in hurricane-affected areas of Haiti

  • Response actors coordinate assistance for families vacating temporary shelters

  • USAID/OFDA shelter partners launch “build back safer” initiative

KEY DEVELOPMENTS