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27 Jul 2017 description
report ACTED

L’épidémie de choléra a commencé en Haïti en octobre 2010. Depuis, une surveillance épidémiologique est organisée au niveau national par les différents acteurs engagés dans la lutte contre le choléra, afin de vérifier l’évolution de la maladie, d'analyser les vecteurs de contamination, de localiser les foyers principaux au fil du temps et d’apporter une réponse adaptée à chaque alerte.

25 Jul 2017 description

In the Port-au-Prince, Haiti neighborhood of Martissant, Doctors Without Borders/Médicin Sans Frontières (MSF) is working to improve water quality and protect residents from cholera and mosquito-borne viruses like Zika, dengue, and chikungunya, which can cause incapacitating joint pain. The Marengwen project—which takes its name from the Creole word for mosquito—is an ambitious initiative with the goal of reducing populations of the Aedes mosquito, a major source of disease in region.

24 Jul 2017 description

Summary

The present report is submitted pursuant to Economic and Social Council resolution 2016/28 and highlights the main findings of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti following its visits to Washington, D.C., in March 2017, during which members met with the international financial institutions and regional actors, and to Haiti, in May 2017, during which members interacted with a number of senior government and legislative officials, representatives of the United Nations system and private sector and civil society actors.

18 Jul 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12914

Security Council
8005th Meeting (AM)

With the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) making way for a new peacekeeping operation focusing on justice support, the onus lied on Haitians themselves to shape their future going forward, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative to the country said today.

18 Jul 2017 description
report ACTED

In October 2016, Jérémie, the chief town of the Grand'Anse department, was one of the most affected by Hurricane Matthew, with extreme on access to water because of destroyed infrastructures, mudflows and difficult sanitary conditions. This paved the way to a new cholera outbreak. The number of suspected cases doubled between September and October.

14 Jul 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11929
13 JUILLET 2017
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE PLÉNIÈRE
SOIXANTE ET ONZIÈME SESSION, 91E SÉANCE PLÉNIÈRE – APRÈS-MIDI

13 Jul 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

The General Assembly,

Reaffirming its resolutions 65/135 and 65/136 of 15 December 2010, 70/245 and 70/246 of 23 December 2015, 71/161 of 16 December 2016 and 71/302 of 30 June 2017,

Reiterating its grave concern at the outbreaks of cholera in Haiti, which have affected more than 800,000 people and resulted in over 9,000 deaths,

13 Jul 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11929

GENERAL ASSEMBLY PLENARY
SEVENTY-FIRST SESSION, 91ST MEETING (AM)

The General Assembly today reaffirmed its support for the Organization’s new approach to cholera in Haiti, including the establishment of the United Nations Haiti Cholera Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund, and invited Member States, donors, financial institutions, the private sector and others to extend financial support for the initiative.

11 Jul 2017 description
report ACTED

En octobre 2016, Jérémie, chef-lieu du département de la Grand’Anse, a été une des localités les plus touchées par l’ouragan Matthew, dont les conséquences ont été particulièrement extrêmes sur l’accès à l’eau potable, entre infrastructures détruites, coulées de boue et conditions sanitaires difficiles. Cette situation a entraîné une recrudescence de choléra, avec un nombre de cas suspects multiplié par deux entre septembre et octobre.

11 Jul 2017 description

Le Conseil tiendra un nouveau débat ouvert sur la coopération entre les Nations Unies et l’Union africaine dans le domaine du maintien de la paix

07 Jul 2017 description

La tendance du choléra continue de baisser au niveau national malgré les fortes précipitations de mai. La coordination efficace des différents acteurs a permis d'identifier et de contrôler très rapidement les flambées épidermiques. Le pour- centage de cas suspects couverts par la réponse rapide a été plus élevé que les années précédentes, étant donné le nombre d'équipes actuellement disponibles pour les réponses communautaires (90% des cas suspects entre janvier et mai ont été couverts par une réponse rapide, dont 86% en moins de 48 heures).

07 Jul 2017 description

The trend of cholera continues to decline at the national level despite the strong rainfall in May. The effective coordination of the different actors permitted epidermal outbreaks to be identified and controlled very quickly. The percentage of suspected cases covered by the rapid response was higher than in previous years, given the number of teams currently available for community responses (90% of suspected cases between January and May were covered by a rapid response, of which 86% were in less than 48 hours).

05 Jul 2017 description

The Security Council would consider questions spanning four continents this month, and its work would include action on peacekeeping and political mandates, as well as holding two open debates and a briefing on Syria, on the heels of peace talks expected to resume tomorrow, Liu Jieyi (China), its President for July, said at a Headquarters press conference today.

05 Jul 2017 description

En avril, 1 074 cas suspects de choléra ont été enregistrés dans le pays. Cela constitue une période de basse transmission encourageante vers l’élimination de la maladie.