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03 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


Haiti continues to be affected by a convergence of humanitarian needs further worsened by hurricane Matthew. UNICEF and its partners continue to respond to humanitarian needs including in hurricane-affected areas.
Achievements in the first half of 2017 include the following:

05 Jul 2017 description


Today’s global challenges continue to grow. We currently have five ongoing emergencies ranked at the highest level of operational complexity and urgency in Iraq, Nigeria, South Sudan, in the Syria region and Yemen. While the majority of these are conflict emergencies, the frequency of natural disasters is also on the rise – with Cyclone Winston hitting Fiji in February 2016 and Hurricane Matthew striking Haiti last October. The need to strengthen preparedness and resilience is becoming more and more critical.

05 Jul 2017 description

President's message

26 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund



Seven decades ago, the world was recovering from a devastating world war. For millions of child survivors of that war, peace still encompassed a landscape of significant challenges and damaged futures. UNICEF was created to help those children – no matter who they were, no matter where they were from. The only thing that mattered for the nascent organization was achieving results for children in need.

16 Jun 2017 description


The Logistics Cluster enables global, regional and local actors to meet humanitarian needs.
Before crises, we work with the stakeholders in high-risk countries and regions to strengthen local capacities.

In crises, where local capacities have been exceeded, we provide leadership, coordination, and information, and facilitate access to operational services.

Globally, the Logistics Cluster is a community of partners actively working to overcome logistics constraints, and to develop and share best practices and solutions.

15 Jun 2017 description


  • WFP is implementing Food Assistance for Assets activities targeting 17,000 participants and malnutrition prevention activities targeting 27,000 children and 25,000 women in the hurricane-affected areas.

  • With the beginning of the hurricane season, which runs from 1 June to 30 November, WFP has prepositioned 3,240 tons of food to enable rapid response.

Operational Updates

Recovery interventions in Hurricane affected areas

13 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

Premier don issu d’une enveloppe de 100 millions de dollars destinée à la reconstruction à long terme

09 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

First grant of a US$100 million package for long-term reconstruction

03 Jun 2017 description

In October 2016, Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, affecting thousands of people. Present in the country since 2010, Handicap International was able to launch immediate response by providing support to vulnerable people such as pregnant woman, older individuals, and people with disabilities. As part of our emergency response, our teams provided rehabilitation care to more than 240 people, including Carole and Lorestal. Their stories:

03 Jun 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October 2016 as a Category 4 hurricane, causing massive destruction mainly in the departments of Grande-Anse, Sud, Nippes, and Nord-Ouest and to a lesser extent in Sud-Est and Ouest departments. The government reported 546 deaths and 439 injuries because of the hurricane. About 2.1 million people were affected, including 806,000 people in need of urgent food assistance.

25 May 2017 description

Suite à l’ouragan Matthew, qui a frappé Haïti le 4 octobre 2016 et a affecté des milliers de personnes, Handicap International a mobilisé des physiothérapeutes afin d’aider les personnes blessées par la catastrophe. L’association a notamment permis à plus de 240 personnes de bénéficier de séances de réadaptation. Carole et Lorestal, deux victimes de l’ouragan, témoignent.

18 May 2017 description
report Logistics Cluster


2016-2018 Logistics Cluster Strategy - Preparedness

The 2016-2018 Logistics Cluster Strategy focuses to a large degree on Preparedness.

Goal 1 of the strategy reads as: Strengthen the immediate response capacity of national actors in disaster-prone countries and identify the best capacities for response, with the following objectives:

Objective 1 - Strengthen logistics capacities on national and cross-border levels;

18 May 2017 description
report Logistics Cluster

Projet et Stratégie de la Préparation Globale aux Urgences

18 May 2017 description


Haiti is one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries and the poorest in the Western Hemisphere.

Hurricane Matthew made landfall on Haiti on 4 October, 2016, more than six years after an earthquake flattened its capital, Port-au-Prince, and impacted three million people. Hurricane Matthew affected 1.125 million people in rural areas along the country’s southern coast, killing more than 500 and destroying livelihoods.

16 May 2017 description


La politique belge en matière de développement international subit de profondes transformations.
Dans l’élan des Objectifs de développement durable, nous définissons dans de nombreux domaines une nouvelle approche et endossons un leadership international, avec pour mot d’ordre l’innovation.
La Belgique joue un rôle de premier plan dans le domaine de la numérisation et du développement. Sous son impulsion, l’Union européenne a décidé d’accorder désormais une place de choix aux technologies numériques dans le cadre de sa politique de développement.

16 May 2017 description
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The Belgian international development policy is undergoing a complete transformation. Under the impulse of the Sustainable Development Goals we opt in many different fields for a new approach and for international leadership. Innovation is the key word in this context.