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24 Mar 2017 description

L’ouragan Matthew a frappé Haïti le 4 octobre 2016, laissant un bilan de 1,4 million de personnes ayant besoin d’une aide humanitaire, dont 806 000 personnes avaient besoin d'une aide alimentaire urgente "selon l'EFSA d'octobre 2016", des milliers de maisons, d'écoles et des installations de santé endommagées et des milliers de familles déplacées.

22 Mar 2017 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. Le présent rapport est soumis en application de la résolution 2313 (2016), dans laquelle le Conseil de sécurité a prorogé le mandat de la Mission des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en Haïti (MINUSTAH) jusqu ’au 15 avril 2017 et m’a prié de lui rendre compte de l’exécution du mandat au plus tard 30 jours avant la date d’expiration de celui-ci. Il fait le point sur l’évolution de la situation sur place depuis mon dernier rapport en date ( S/2016/753, du 31 août 2016) et présente les conclusions de la mission d’évaluation stratégique.

22 Mar 2017 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2313 (2016), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) until 15 April 2017 and requested me to report on the implementation of the mandate not later than 30 days before its expiration. It covers major developments since my report dated 31 August 2016 (S/2016/753) and presents the findings of the strategic assessment mission.

II. Political developments

22 Mar 2017 description

By Rebecca Shetler Fast and Ted Oswald

March 21, 2017

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Hurricane Matthew hit the rural community of Wopisa-Gabriyèl, Haiti, hard in early October 2016, leading MCC to respond to sanitation needs identified by community leaders.

“There was a lot of damage to this community in the storm,” says Previl Pierre, a local leader and community monitor in MCC’s environmental education program in the Artibonite region in central Haiti. “Many goats and cows died, and whole gardens were lost.”

22 Mar 2017 description

Human Rights Council
AFTERNOON
21 March 2017

The Human Rights Council this afternoon held an interactive dialogue with Gustavo Gallon, the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti, after hearing the presentation of his report. The Council also held an interactive dialogue with Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, after she presented the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Libya.

18 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Par Cornelia Walther

Le nombre de cas suspects de choléra en Haïti est en baisse – il est passé de plus de 350 000 en 2011 à un peu plus de 41 000 en 2016. Chaque cas suspect de choléra déclenche une intervention rapide afin d’empêcher la propagation de la maladie. Objectif ultime : éliminer le choléra en Haïti à l’horizon 2022.

17 Mar 2017 description

The humanitarian context in Haiti remains challenging as the country continue to be affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises further aggravated by Hurricane Matthew and which has severely impacted the pre-existing humanitarian situation. Despite immediate humanitarian response provided so far, post Hurricane Matthew’s humanitarian needs are still high with an estimated 1.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Additionally, 1.5 million vulnerable Haitians are currently food insecure and 280 K highly food insecure and in need of urgent food assistance.

17 Mar 2017 description

Après un pic du nombre de cas suspects de choléra dans les départements du Sud et de la Grand Anse dans les deux mois suivant l'ouragan Matthew, le nombre de cas suspects de choléra a diminué drastiquement dans les deux départements au mois de décembre.

17 Mar 2017 description

After a spike in the number of suspected cholera cases in the departments of Sud and Grand Anse in the two months following Hurricane Matthew, the number of suspected cases of cholera reduced drastically in both departments in the month of December. Meanwhile, there was a significant reduction in the number of suspected cases in the three departments where the incidence of cholera has been historically higher: Centre, Artibonite and Ouest.

17 Mar 2017 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 12-18 March 2017 and includes updates on cholera, measles and Legionnaires disease.

17 Mar 2017 description

IN NUMBERS

1.55 million people food insecure of which 280 000 severely

2 out of 3 farmers have lost ¾ of their stocks

Food insecurity halved in the hardest-hit areas

USD 19.3 million still needed to support 700 000 people under the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

KEY POINTS

13 Mar 2017 description

PORT-AU-PRINCE (13 mars 2017) – L’Expert indépendant des Nations Unies sur la situation des droits de l’homme en Haïti, M Gustavo Gallón, a conclu sa huitième visite officielle en Haïti pour y évaluer la situation des droits humains dans le contexte post-électoral.

13 Mar 2017 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme
Trente-quatrième session
27 février-24 mars 2017
Point 10 de l’ordre du jour
Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités

Note du Secrétariat

L’Expert indépendant sur la situation des droits de l’homme en Haïti continue à considérer que la situation est complexe mais surmontable, à condition que tous les efforts pour y parvenir soient coordonnés dans une même direction.

13 Mar 2017 description

PORT-AU-PRINCE (13 March 2017) – The Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti, Gustavo Gallón, has concluded his eighth official mission to Haiti to monitor the human rights situation within the post-elections context.

10 Mar 2017 description
report Operation USA

In October 2016, Hurricane Matthew–a category 4 storm–swept Haiti, the Bahamas and parts of the southern United States.

09 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Haiti

Au cours de l’année 2016, presque tous les départements du pays ont été affectés par différents chocs climatiques :

08 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in Numbers

3,200,000 total people affected (OCHA-HNO)

1,100,000 /# of children in need of humanitarian assistance (UNICEF)

1,600,000 /# of adults in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA-HNO)

41,421 suspected cholera cases and 447 fatalities (MSPP – 1 Jan to 24 Dec 2016) of which approximately 50 children under five years old (UNICEF)