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19 Apr 2012 description
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Haiti is still facing important humanitarian needs with more than 490,000 people living in camps, a cholera epidemic that so far claimed the lives of 7,040 people and a situation of food insecurity affecting more than 45 per cent of the population.
Another risk factor is Haiti’s high level of vulnerability to natural disasters, particularly during the rain and hurricane season from April to November.

16 Apr 2012 description

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and has seen more than its share of both natural and man-made disasters. In a country like Haiti, microfinance not only helps to create jobs and income, but becomes a relief and survival strategy after disaster. Sarah Bel, Information Officer for the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility, reports on how public-private partnerships play an important role to scale up quality and affordable insurance products for low-income workers.

05 Apr 2012 description

Haiti is still facing important humanitarian needs with more than 490,000 people living in camps, a cholera epidemic that so far claimed the lives of 7,040 people and a situation of food insecurity affecting more than 45 per cent of the population.
An other risk factor is Haiti’s high level of vulnerability to natural disasters, particularly during the rain and hurricane season from April to November.

03 Feb 2012 description

Haiti is still facing important humanitarian needs with more than 515,000 people living in camps, a cholera epidemic that so far claimed the lives of 7,025 people and a situation of food insecurity affecting more than 45 per cent of the population.
An other risk factor is Haiti’s high level of vulnerability to natural disasters, particularly during the rain and hurricane season from April to November.

31 Jan 2012 description
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Haiti is still facing important humanitarian needs with close to 520,000 people living in camps, a cholera epidemic that so far claimed the lives of 7,000 people and a situation of food insecurity affecting more than 45 per cent of the population. Other risk factors include Haiti’s high level of vulnerability to natural disasters, particularly during the rain and hurricane seasons from April to November.

05 Oct 2011 description

Mme Valerie Amos, Secrétaire générale adjointe aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnatrice des secours d’urgence du système de l’ONU (OCHA), a lancé aujourd’hui un appel pressant à la mobilisation de la communauté internationale, pour donner un nouvel élan à la réponse à la crise humanitaire en Haïti, alors que l’appel de fonds en faveur de ce pays reste sous-financé, n’atteignant que 57% de la somme nécessaire à la couverture des besoins.

01 Oct 2011 description

La Secrétaire générale adjointe aux affaires humanitaires des Nations Unies et Coordonnatrice des secours d’urgence, Valerie Amos, achève, ce vendredi 30 septembre, une visite de deux jours à Port-au-Prince dont le but était d’évaluer la situation humanitaire et la réponse actuelle au tremblement de terre du 12 janvier 2010.

28 Sep 2011 description

Haiti is facing important humanitarian needs with close to 600,000 people still living in camps, a cholera epidemic that claimed the lives of 6,200 Haitians, risks related to the hurricane season and a situation of food insecurity affecting 45.2% of households (4.5 million people).

27 Sep 2011 description

Du 19 au 23 septembre 2011, les compagnies de Génie militaire du Brésil (BRAENGCOY), de la Corée (ROKENGCOY), du Chili et de l’Equateur (CHICUENGCOY), du Japon (JAPENGCOY) et du Paraguay (PARENGCOY) ont procédé à la réparation et à l’entretien de plusieurs rues et avenues principales de la capitale haïtienne.

19 Sep 2011 description
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P-au-P, 20 sept. 2011 [AlterPresse] --- Les populations des zones à risque (d’inondations, d’éboulements et de glissement de terrains), particulièrement dans 7 départements géographiques en Haïti (y compris l’Ouest, où se trouve la capitale Port-au-Prince), sont invitées à observer les consignes de prudence face aux précipitations attendues pour les mardi 20 et mercredi 21 septembre 2011.

13 Sep 2011 description

Au cours de la semaine du 8 au 12 août, les participants au Camp d’été ont reçu une formation sur la gestion des catastrophes naturelles suivie de la projection d’un documentaire susceptible de les mener à une réflexion poussée sur l’état de la planète.

Port-de-Paix. « Des termes comme 'tsunamis', 'désastres' m'étaient totalement inconnus avant les séances de formation sur la «Gestion des Risques et des Désastres organisées au CMM les 8 et 9 août dans le cadre du Camp d'été », a indiqué Suze Kedna Beauplan, admise en classe de seconde.

07 Sep 2011 description
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Considerable progress has been made eighteen months after the devastating earthquake of 12 January 2010. However, humanitarian challenges remain, including the cholera epidemic, risks related to the hurricane season and providing basic services to the 594,000 individuals still living in camps.

Note: Map in 2 pages

15 Aug 2011 description

13 août 2011

Le lancement de la seconde phase des travaux de réhabilitation et assainissement des trois canaux de drainage au Cap-Haïtien, notamment dans les localités de Ti Rivière, Goya et Terre Mais, a eu lieu le jeudi 11 août, en présence des autorités locales capoises et du Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies en Haïti et Chef de la MINUSTAH.

30 Jul 2011 description

This year’s harvest of spring crops, which normally accounts for 60 percent of nationwide crop production, will be smaller than usual due to the drought. Without imports and food aid, food availability will be 20 to 40 percent lower than usual between July and September.

05 Jul 2011 description

PORT-AU-PRINCE [ACTED News] -- Lower Artibonite, a two-hour drive from the Haitian capital, is the area where the cholera epidemic broke out in October 2010.
Frequently exposed to flooding from the Artibonite river, the region is crippled by a lack of health infrastructures, which seriously increases the risk of spreading water-borne, feco-oral and vector-borne diseases, including cholera.
In order to strengthen the health situation in a sustainable manner, ACTED has just completed construction of 200 community latrines, with support from Chemonics.