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13 Jan 2017 description

Port-au-Prince, 13 January 2017 – Seven years after a devastating earthquake killed more than 200,000 people and displaced some 2 million others, the Haiti Red Cross Society is still hard at work supporting the survivors and building more resilient communities.

The 12 January 2010 earthquake was one of the biggest disasters in the country’s history. In the days following the tragedy, thousands of lives were saved by Haiti Red Cross volunteers and staff with the support of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners.

12 Jan 2017 description
report Project HOPE

Millwood, VA, January 12, 2017

Hurricane Matthew devastation in Haiti

On the 7th anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, Project HOPE vows to continue efforts to help rebuild Haiti’s health system after Hurricane Matthew compromised progress made to the health sector during the years following the devastating earthquake in 2010.

12 Jan 2017 description

Depuis le passage de l’ouragan Matthew en Haïti le 4 octobre 2016, le nombre de cas suspects de choléra a connu une augmentation très importante. Entre le 9 octobre et le 5 novembre 2016, 5 100 cas ont été recensés, soit plus du double que sur le mois précédent. Les départements de Grand’Anse et du Sud sont les plus touchés et concentrent la moitié de ces cas (contre 8% jusqu’alors).

12 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

2017 Requirements: US$42,352,000

  • Total population in need: 2.7 million

  • Total children (<18) in need: 1.1 million

  • Total people to be reached in 2017: 1,237,500

  • Total children to be reached in 2017: 532,125

2017 programme targets

Cholera

  • 1.24 million people reached by rapid response teams and benefiting from the cordon sanitaire

  • 770,000 people reached through the oral cholera vaccine campaign

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

By UNICEF Haiti

When Hurricane Matthew passed over Haiti in early October 2016, it flattened entire neighbourhoods and destroyed the livelihoods of large portions of the population. UNICEF is working with the Government to address the lasting impacts on children, including protracted food insecurity, persistent risk of disease, and disruptions to the infrastructures of water and sanitation, education and health.

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN News Service

9 January 2017 – A new drinking water distribution system, partly funded by the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), is now providing safe water for the people of Los Palis – a community in the district of Hinche, located in the centre of the island nation.

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.

09 Jan 2017 description
report UN News Service

9 janvier 2017 – Un projet d'adduction d'eau potable en partie financé par la Mission des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en Haïti (MINUSTAH) permet désormais d'acheminer une eau sûre à la population de Los Palis - un quartier de la commune de Hinche, situé dans le département du Centre, en Haïti.

09 Jan 2017 description

ACTED, présente en Haïti auprès des populations les plus vulnérables depuis 2004, est mobilisée depuis le passage de l’ouragan Matthew sur le Sud et la Grand’Anse le 4 octobre 2016 pour fournir une aide humanitaire d’urgence aux populations touchées par la catastrophe.

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.

05 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFM2233

PORT-AU-PRINCE, le 4 janvier 2017 – Près de trois mois après le passage de l'ouragan de catégorie 4 , l’UNICEF et ses partenaires continuent d’apporter une aide aux personnes affectées.

05 Jan 2017 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 5 jan. 2017 [AlterPresse] --- La fréquence des grèves dans les hôpitaux, la résurgence de nouveaux cas de choléra dans les zones touchées par l’ouragan Matthew et l’apparition de nouvelles maladies infectieuses comme le Zika ont eu un impact considérable sur le système sanitaire haïtien déjà bancal, observe AlterPresse.

Une grève des personnels de santé des hôpitaux publics, débutée en mars 2016 pour prendre fin en juillet 2016, a été reprise le 5 décembre 2016.

05 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF teams were among the first to arrive in affected areas after hurricane Matthew.

For multimedia content click http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFM2233

PORT-AU-PRINCE, 4 January 2017 – Almost three months after hurricane Matthew, UNICEF and its partners continue to deliver humanitarian aid to those most affected by the category 4 storm.

04 Jan 2017 description
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03 Jan 2017 description
  • As of 30 December 2016, the inter-agency coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion -- an increase of 10 per cent since it was first launched twelve months ago -- to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. By the end of 2016, $12.6 billion were raised towards the coordinated appeals -- more than ever before. Despite immense donor generosity, it is only 57 percent of the requirements committed, leaving a short fall of $9.5 billion.