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08 Dec 2016 description
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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
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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

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.

04 Dec 2016 description

Main Points

• The HCT launched an action plan to prioritize assistance to the most vulnerable people in the most affected areas based on a severity ranking tool.

• Assisted departure of families sheltered in schools in Jeremie has resumed. More than 300 families are scheduled to receive assistance in three schools in the coming days.

• Multisector assessments in areas of returns are being piloted in Port-a-Piment, in the South region.

02 Dec 2016 description
  • As of 30 November 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. Together the appeals are funded at $11.4 billion, leaving a shortfall of $10.7 billion.

02 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Haiti

Points Saillants

  • 2,1 millions de personnes sont affectées par le passage de l’ouragan

  • 1,4 millions ont besoin d’une aide alimentaire d’urgence, toutes situées en zone de priorité 1 (EFSA-rapide1 );

  • Amélioration de l’accès à certaines sections communales dans les départements de la Grand’Anse, des Nippes et du Sud;

  • Lancement de la formation des enquêteurs qui seront déployés dans le cadre de l’enquête d’évaluation de la sécurité alimentaire ;

02 Dec 2016 description
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(MissionNewswire) Torrential rains that pounded Haiti’s northern region on Nov. 5 and 6 have caused extensive flooding and killed 10 people, according to the Haitian civil protection agency. The city of Cap-Haïtien has been particularly affected by the sudden and violent flooding which saw nearly one foot of rain fall within 48 hours. The flooding comes just more than a month after Hurricane Matthew, which devastated parts of Haiti and killed more than 500 people.

01 Dec 2016 description
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Secretary-General's remarks to the General Assembly on a New Approach to Address Cholera in Haiti [Trilingual version, as delive

1 December 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today apologized to the people of Haiti, expressing deep regret for the loss of life and suffering caused by the country’s cholera epidemic, and outlined the way forward including immediate steps to stem the outbreak and long-term support for those affected – while also highlighting the need for adequate funding of the proposal.

01 Dec 2016 description
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Secretary-General's remarks to the General Assembly on a New Approach to Address Cholera in Haiti [Trilingual version, as delive

1 décembre 2016 – Présentant jeudi les excuses de l'ONU pour la réponse au choléra en Haïti, le Secrétaire général de l'Organisation, Ban Ki-moon, a détaillé la voie à suivre pour faire face à l'épidémie, à travers un programme d'assistance visant à fournir un soutien immédiat et à long terme aux personnes touchées.

01 Dec 2016 description
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The response to cholera in Haiti will be a “long and thorough battle,” but the United Nations will stand by the Haitian people and authorities, Stéphane Dujarric, the Spokesman for the Secretary-General, said on the eve of the launch of the Organization's new approach to tackling the epidemic in the country.

01 Dec 2016 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Hurricane Matthew Emergency Response Team and covers the period from 25 to 30 November 2016. The next report will be issued on 02 December. Sign up to receive reports of the Emergency Response Team: http://eepurl.com/Kyey5.

Main Points

• Messages on the impact of looting and the scope of international humanitarian assistance were broadcast on 26 November through local radios in affected regions.

30 Nov 2016 description
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30 novembre 2016 – Le combat contre le choléra en Haïti sera un combat qui sera long et approfondi mais les Nations Unies seront là avec le peuple et les autorités haïtiennes, a déclaré le porte-parole du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Stéphane Dujarric, à la veille de la présentation de la nouvelle approche de l'Organisation pour lutter contre l'épidémie dans ce pays.

30 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN releases revised flash appeal for Haiti, requesting $139 million in humanitarian funding

  • USAID/OFDA partners and other response actors bolster WASH support in hurricane-affected areas

  • USAID/FFP provides more than $14.4 million for cash-based food assistance in Grand’Anse and Sud

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

29 Nov 2016 description

DESTACADOS

• Más de 1.4 millones de personas en necesidad de asistencia humanitaria en Cuba y Haití, tras el paso del huracán Matthew.

• 12.5 millones de personas afectadas por desastres en 2016. La sequía y los huracanes son los principales desastres.

• Seis meses después del terremoto en Ecuador, US$26.9 millones han sido financiados de los $72.8 solicitados en el Llamamiento Internacional.

29 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• More than 1.4 million people need humanitarian assistance in Cuba and Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

• Some 12.5 million people have been affected by disasters in 2016. Droughts and hurricanes have caused the worst impacts .

• Six months after the Ecuador earthquake, US$26.9 million has been funded of the $72.8 international appeal

• A study shows that gender equality in humanitarian action is most effective when it focuses on protecting the rights and long-term well -being of the most vulnerable people.