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08 Dec 2016 description

Mejoran las perspectivas agrícolas mundiales, pero las temporadas de carestía acechan en un futuro inmediato

8 de diciembre de 2016, Roma - Los conflictos civiles y el impacto de una meteorología adversa han afectado gravemente a la seguridad alimentaria en 2016, aumentando el número de países que necesitan ayuda alimentaria, según un informe de la FAO. La nueva edición de Perspectivas de cosechas y situación alimentaria, publicada hoy, subraya que 39 países necesitan de ayuda externa para conseguir alimentos.

08 Dec 2016 description

Dans cette Infolettre :

Activités pour marquer le 25 novembre

Rapatriements pour novembre 2016

Un ressortissant haïtien tué par balle à Rosa de La Piedra

Les familles de deux assassinés demandent justice et réparation

Déportations d’immigrants haïtiens des Etats-Unis vers Haïti

Lascahobas/Choléra: 2 décès et 15 cas d’infection enregistrés

08 Dec 2016 description

Dans cette Infolettre :

Haïti/République Dominicaine: Colloque binational sur le changement climatique

Haïti / Passage de Matthew : Le droit au logement des sinistré-e-s en péril

Haïti / Ganthier: Des familles de Octobre 2016 Bois Léger vivent dans le manque après le passage de Matthew

Haïti: Des communes frontalières affectées par le passage de Matthew

08 Dec 2016 description

Les perspectives agricoles mondiales s’améliorent malgré la menace de saisons maigres dans un futur proche

08 Dec 2016 description

Ongoing conflicts continue to intensify food insecurity

Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future

8 December 2016, Rome - Civil conflict and weather-related shocks have severely stressed food security in 2016, increasing the number of countries in need of food assistance, according to a FAO report. The new edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report, released today, highlights 39 countries that are in need of external assistance for food.

08 Dec 2016 description

Summary

1.519.900 Affected Persons

115.000 Person without Housing

44.299 Affected Female Headed Households

Hurricane Matthew led to large scale destruction and da-mages to communities housing infrastructure and assets. The first Category 4 hurricane to landfall on Haiti in 52 years further exacerbated vulnerabilities of populations already prone to poor living conditions especially in rural and at risk areas.

08 Dec 2016 description
report UN News Service

7 décembre 2016 – Les succès récents dans la lutte contre le choléra en Haïti montrent que, lorsque les Nations Unies et les autorités haïtiennes reçoivent les fonds nécessaires, de véritables progrès peuvent être réalisés, et qu'à terme « le choléra disparaîtra », a souligné un haut responsable des Nations Unies.

08 Dec 2016 description
report UN News Service

7 December 2016 – A senior United Nations official has stressed that that recent successes in the fight against cholera in Haiti demonstrate that when the UN and Haitian authorities receive the necessary funds, real progress can be made, and that eventually, "cholera will go."

07 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most local markets in Grand’Anse and Sud reopen, WFP reports

  • WFP reaches approximately 730,000 people with emergency food assistance

  • USAID/OFDA provides an additional $2 million for shelter interventions in Sud

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

07 Dec 2016 description

Less than a month ago, on November 18th, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Zika virus is no longer a public health emergency of international concern. It does, however, continue to present a serious public health concern in the Americas, especially to the most vulnerable populations like women of childbearing age. To date, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has registered over 515,000 suspected Zika cases, of which more than 170,000 have been confirmed.

07 Dec 2016 description

Hace menos de un mes, el 18 de noviembre, la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) anunció que el virus Zika ya no representa una emergencia de salud pública de interés internacional. El virus sin embargo sigue siendo una importante preocupación en la salud pública en las Américas, en especial para las poblaciones más vulnerables como las mujeres en edad fértil. Hasta la fecha, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) ha registrado más de 515,000 casos sospechosos del Zika, de los cuales se han confirmado más de 170,000 casos.

07 Dec 2016 description

Port-au-Prince - It has now been two months since Hurricane Matthew devastated southwest Haiti, and thousands of people are still without adequate food, safe drinking water and shelter.

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned about the deterioration of living conditions, particularly in the departments of Grand'Anse, Sud and Nippes, all of which were affected by the hurricane.

07 Dec 2016 description

By Kate Roux

Following the devastation of Haiti after Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, the Dominican Red Cross mobilized 29 of its staff with 3 water trucks and 5 water treatment plants. For four weeks they worked across the border in Haiti, distributing more than 700,000 liters of clean water to communities affected by the hurricane.