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25 Nov 2014 description

Policy-makers and international agencies are currently negotiating the details of the successor to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), which is to be agreed at Sendai, Japan in March 2015. The zero draft of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) now explicitly promotes the integration of gender, age, disability and cultural perspectives into DRR. It acknowledges the need to manage differential levels of vulnerability and exposure, and the need to empower vulnerable groups to participate in decision-making and implementation.

19 Nov 2014 description


2014 Session,
52nd & 53rd Meetings (AM & PM)

The Economic and Social Council, in one of five texts adopted today, called on the Haitian Government to fully operationalize the External Aid Coordination Framework and its mechanisms in keeping with the road map adopted in 2014.

14 Nov 2014 description
Technical Annex- Version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/ BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 20 600 000


11 Nov 2014 description

Le Groupe d’Appui aux Rapatriés et Réfugiés (GARR) s’est vivement préoccupé des violations réalisées à l’encontre des familles du Village Grâce de Dieu, lors d’une opération de démolition des maisons, le 5 novembre 2014. Cet acte perpétré par des agents de l’Unité Départementale de Maintien d’Ordre (UDMO) accompagné des hommes de main, a montré, encore une fois, l’obligation pour les autorités haïtiennes de garantir le droit à la vie des déplacés/es.

09 Nov 2014 description
report World Bank

PORT-AU-PRINCE, 7 novembre 2014 - La ministre de l'Economie et des Finances Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie et l’Envoyée spéciale de la Banque mondiale Mary Barton Dock ont signé aujourd'hui un accord de don de 24 millions de dollars américains du Partenariat mondial pour l'éducation (GPE). Il permettra d’aider environ 230 000 enfants à être scolarisés et mieux préparés pour l'apprentissage à travers des exemptions de frais de scolarité et d’autres supports.

09 Nov 2014 description
report World Bank

PORT-AU-PRINCE, November 7, 2014 - Haitian Minister of Economy and Finance Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie and World Bank Special Envoy Mary Barton-Dock signed today a grant of US$24 million from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to help 230,000 children attend school and receive quality education through tuition waivers and other support. The funding complements an ongoing Education for All project of US$85 million managed by the World Bank.

06 Nov 2014 description


  • The public is using Twitter for real-time information exchange and for expressing emotional support during a variety of crises, such as wildfires, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, political protests, mass shootings, and communicable-disease tracking.31 By encouraging proactive standardization of hashtags, emergency responders may be able to reduce a big-data challenge and better leverage crowdsourced information for operational planning and response.

04 Nov 2014 description
report World Bank

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28 Oct 2014 description


François Grünewald

Syria, Iraq, Ebola, Gaza, Mali – there has been a huge increase in the number of tragic crises in recent months… The humanitarian sector is under enormous pressure. This litany of tragedies is further cause for us to focus on the quality of assistance and protection operations for civilians. It also raises questions about the capacity and role of a sector which remains vital, but is increasingly in danger.

27 Oct 2014 description
report UN Radio

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“Haïti est désormais à un point où l'aide humanitaire traditionnelle arrive à ses limites, et une aide durable au développement sur le long terme est nécessaire pour satisfaire les besoins de la population“.

06 Oct 2014 description

The earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 12 January 2010 led to the loss of more than 220,000 lives, over 310,000 injuries and extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure. Taking the British Red Cross recovery programme as a case study, this report presents a series of lessons on good practice in urban livelihoods recovery. The report, developed in partnership with Groupe URD, is a shortened version of an internal study of assessment, decision-making and management within the livelihoods component of the programme.

28 Sep 2014 description
report European Union

Brussels, 23 September 2014

Today’s report by the European Court of Auditors confirms that the European Commission delivered sound work under very difficult circumstances to help the people of Haiti after the devastating earthquake of 2010.

18 Sep 2014 description
report ALNAP

Communication with the affected population was prioritised from the outset of the emergency response in Haiti (IFRC, 2011a). This case study primarily focuses on two-way communication and feedback processes in IFRC’s Return and Relocation Programme, which supports people displaced by the Earthquake to move out from the crowded camps and informal settlements into safe housing. We met with affected community members who have received different types of assistance after the 2010 Earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Léogâne and Jacmel.

16 Sep 2014 description
report European Union


Haïti est l’un des États les plus fragiles au monde, et le tremblement de terre qui a frappé le pays le 12 janvier 2010 a fortement aggravé la situation. Il a fait de nombreuses victimes humaines et provoqué des dégâts considérables. Il a eu de graves conséquences pour l’économie nationale et a fortement diminué la capacité, déjà insuffisante, de l’administration à fournir des services de base à la population.

12 Sep 2014 description
report UN Security Council


Conseil de sécurité 7262eséance – matin

Nombre d’entre elles s’inquiètent de l’impasse

du processus électoral après l’Accord d’El Rancho en mars dernier

12 Sep 2014 description
report UN Security Council

Security Council
7262nd Meeting* (AM)

Delegates Express Concern over Recommended Drawndown of Mission

As the Security Council took up the Secretary-General’s report on the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), speakers voiced an array of views on the proposed drawdown of that operation’s presence, particularly in light of the recent political impasse impeding legislative, national and local elections from being held by the mandated deadline.

08 Sep 2014 description
report World Bank

La COO de la Banque mondiale Sri Mulvani Indrawati et la ministre Haïtienne de l'Economie et des Finances Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie partagent leurs expériences durant leur voyage en Haïti.

08 Sep 2014 description
report World Bank

World Bank COO Sri Mulyani Indrawati and Haiti’s Minister of Economy and Finance Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie share experiences as they travel together in Haiti.

For two hours both women crisscrossed of Delmas 32, a neighborhood of Port-au-Prince on this hot day by foot. Streets and alleys are buzzing with life and traffic. There are freshly painted homes, streetlights and a new canal system where not long ago rubble from collapsed homes had buried whole families.