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04 Dec 2016 description

Main Points

• The HCT launched an action plan to prioritize assistance to the most vulnerable people in the most affected areas based on a severity ranking tool.

• Assisted departure of families sheltered in schools in Jeremie has resumed. More than 300 families are scheduled to receive assistance in three schools in the coming days.

• Multisector assessments in areas of returns are being piloted in Port-a-Piment, in the South region.

03 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.

01 Dec 2016 description
infographic World Food Programme

Shelter kits delivered to Haiti

One hundred shelter kits have been shipped to Haiti, from Panama, on behalf of Shelterbox.

Each kit will provide to local population essential protection from the elements and a safe space in which families can start the process of creating a new home and a take back their everyday life.

01 Dec 2016 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Hurricane Matthew Emergency Response Team and covers the period from 25 to 30 November 2016. The next report will be issued on 02 December. Sign up to receive reports of the Emergency Response Team: http://eepurl.com/Kyey5.

Main Points

• Messages on the impact of looting and the scope of international humanitarian assistance were broadcast on 26 November through local radios in affected regions.

30 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN releases revised flash appeal for Haiti, requesting $139 million in humanitarian funding

  • USAID/OFDA partners and other response actors bolster WASH support in hurricane-affected areas

  • USAID/FFP provides more than $14.4 million for cash-based food assistance in Grand’Anse and Sud

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

29 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • The Haiti Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Working Group is providing Internet services in 16 sites across Haiti.

  • The ETC Services for Communities specialists is in Haiti assessing the connectivity needs of the affected population.

Situation Overview

28 Nov 2016 description

It’s been eight weeks since Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, and tens of thousands of people are still in need of aid. Many are living in makeshift shelters and do not have easy access to healthcare or drinking water. A cholera outbreak continues to pose a threat.

Logistical constraints

28 Nov 2016 description

Faits saillants

 Les premières données indiquent que 90% de la population ciblée dans 16 communes des départements de la Grand’Anse et du Sud ont été vaccinés contre le choléra du 8 au 18 novembre.  Le secteur du relèvement rapide a indiqué que 6 500 personnes ont bénéficié du programme «argent contre travail» relatif au nettoyage des débris dans le Grand'Anse et au Sud.

26 Nov 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.

26 Nov 2016 description
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This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Hurricane Matthew Emergency Response Team and covers the period from 22 to 25 November 2016. The next report will be issued on 29 November. Sign up to receive reports of the Emergency Response Team: http://eepurl.com/Kyey5.

Main Points

25 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

Presidential elections in Haiti took place on Sunday 20 November without major incidents reported. Results from the elections are expected to be announced next week and will indicate whether a second ballot will be organized in January 2017.

Due to tightened security measures in advance to the elections there has been a reduced volume of humanitarian aid delivery. Work returned to normal on Tuesday 22 November.

25 Nov 2016 description

Background

Call detail records (CDRs) are registered by mobile operators for billing purposes. They include information on the cell tower used by subscribers when sending and receiving text messages and making calls. In de-identified formats, they can be used to estimate mobility patterns of a population. The CDR analysis described here was undertaken in compliance with the GSMA privacy guidelines developed in the context of the Ebola outbreak (GSMA, 2014).

Methodology

Population flow estimation

25 Nov 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, passed through Haiti on 4 October causing hundreds of deaths, widespread damage, flooding, and displacement. The hurricane has resulted in the largest humanitarian crisis in Haiti since the 2010 earthquake. Amongst the 2.1 million people who were affected, nearly 1.4 million need some type of humanitarian assistance.

24 Nov 2016 description

1.0 The Situation:

Hurricane Matthew, the 5th named hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season, was formed near the Windward Islands on September 28, 2016. As a Tropical Storm, Matthew impacted Barbados, Dominica, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday September 28, 2016. As a Hurricane, Matthew impacted Jamaica on the 3rd; Haiti on the 4th and The Commonwealth of the Bahamas during 4th - 6th October, 2016.

24 Nov 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Les premières données indiquent que 82% de la population ciblée dans 16 communes des départements de la Grand’Anse et du Sud ont été vaccinés contre le choléra du 8 au 18 novembre.

  • Un groupe de travail intersectoriel sur le Cash a été activé et sera dirigé par le Gouvernement Haïtien, co-présidé par le PAM et CARE, et facilité par OCHA à travers le support à son secrétariat.

24 Nov 2016 description

Overview

The first Category 5 Atlantic Hurricane since 2007, Hurricane Matthew, caused widespread destruction along its wake in several countries including Lesser Antilles, Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba, the Bahamas and the United States. Formed near the Windward Islands on 28 September 2016, the hurricane continued over the Caribbean resulting in catastrophic damages including loss of human lives and an estimated overall damage of over 5 Billion USD.

23 Nov 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