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Haïti-Agriculture : 750 familles reçoivent des semences à Fonds Verettes

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P-au-P, 3 avril 2013 [AlterPresse] --- Elles sont 750 familles vulnérables de 11 localités de Fonds Verettes (Ouest) à avoir reçu des lots de semences de légumes, de céréales et des outils agricoles, au cours d’une série de distribution effectuée par l’organisation non gouvernementale espagnole Cesal, au cours des deux dernières semaines du mois de mars.

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Haiti: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of September 2012) (EN/FR)

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Funding gaps are seriously impacting frontline services for those in need in Haiti. Although the number of IDP camps is steadily decreasing, some of them are currently under threat of eviction. According to MSPP, since July, the number of cholera cases has declined.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haïti Bulletin humanitaire Numéro 20: 1er au 31 Juillet 2012

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • 81 millions de dollars sont encore nécessaires pour répondre à la crise humanitaire en Haïti.

  • En l'absence de pluies, l’épidémie de choléra est en nette regression.

  • Dans les camps, les conditions d’assainissement s’améliorent mais l’eau potable continue à faire défaut.

  • Poursuite des activités de préparation aux urgences ; réalisation du SIMEX national.

  • La sécheresse observée dans plusieurs départements du pays n’aura pas un impact significatif sur la securité alimentaire en Haïti.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haiti Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 20: 1 - 31 July 2012

HIGHTLIGHTS

  • US $81 million needed to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Haiti

  • The cholera epidemic is in net decline thanks to the lack of rains

  • Sanitation is improving in the IDP camps, but potable water continues to be scarce

  • Emergency preparedness activities ongoing; national SIMEX organized

  • Drought affecting many departments in the country not likely to result in food shortages

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haiti + 1 other
In a joint earthquake response, "a lesson in working 'smart'"

Friday, July 27, 2012

By Chris Herlinger
Church World Service

Editors: Photos to accompany this story can be downloaded at http://www.churchworldservice.org/hires

NEW YORK -- Earlier this year, Donna Derr, who coordinates CWS's humanitarian and development programs, and Patrick Bell, formerly Christian Aid's emergency program officer, visited programs funded by both agencies that are assisting communities with housing along the Haitian and Dominican border.

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World + 16 others
Food Assistance Outlook Brief July 2012

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JANUARY 2013

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Haiti: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of June 2012)

The early start of the rainy season in March caused 22 deaths, flooding and landslides, and the loss of crops and livestock in six departments:
Ouest, including Port-au-Prince metropolitan area, Nord, Nord-Ouest, Sud,
Nippes and Grande Anse. Close to 20,000 people, a majority of them living in IDP camps, were affected by flooding. The subsequent contamination of water sources led to a sharp increase in the number of new cholera cases.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Ecuador + 4 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias América Latina & El Caribe - Año 5 - Volumen 260

DESTACADOS:

  • NICARAGUA: 13,000 personas afectadas por lluvias. Unas 1,560 viviendas danadas.

  • HAITI: 450,000 haitianos deberan ser evacuado en caso que un huracan afecte al pais.

  • ECUADOR: Unas 8,400 personas afectadas por dengue. Manabi es la provincia con mas casos, unos 2,205.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Bulletin humanitaire Haïti, numéro 18 - 1er juin 2012

FAITS SAILLANTS
- Lancement de la révision à mi-parcours de la Procédure d’appel consolidé (CAP)
- Quatre départements enregistrent des alertes au choléra, y compris dans les camps de déplacés
- Le rythme de sortie des camps de déplacés s’accélère
- Lancement de la saison cyclonique;450 000 personnes pourraient être affectées
- Pénurie alimentaire dans le Nord-Ouest, Nord-Est, Artibonite, bidonvilles et camps de Port-au-Prince

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haiti Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 18 - 1 June 2012

HIGHLIGHTS
- Launching of mid-term review of the Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP)
- Cholera alerts reported in four departments, including in IDP camps
- Pace of exit from camps accelerates
- Launch of the 2012 hurricane season, 450,000 people could be affected
- Food shortages in the Nord-Ouest, Nord-Est, Artibonite, camps and slums of Port-au-Prince

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haiti + 1 other
IDP News Alert, 1 June 2012

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Haiti: New floods compound existing challenges of earthquake IDPs

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Haiti: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of May 2012) (EN/FR) - updated 28 May 2012

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The early start of the rain season in March caused the death of 22 people, flooding and landslides, and the loss of crops and livestocks in six departments: Ouest, including Port-au-Prince metropolitan area, Nord, Nord-Ouest, Sud, Nippes and Grande Anse. Close to 20,000 people, a majority of them living in IDP camps, have been affected by flooding. The subsequent contamination of water sources led to a sharp increase in the number of new cholera cases.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haiti: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of May 2012) (EN/FR) - updated 23 May 2012

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The early start of the rain season in March caused the death of 22 people, flooding and landslides, and the loss of crops and livestocks in six departments: Ouest, including Port-au-Prince metropolitan area, Nord, Nord-Ouest, Sud, Nippes and Grande Anse. Close to 20,000 people, a majority of them living in IDP camps, have been affected by flooding. The subsequent contamination of water sources led to a sharp increase in the number of new cholera cases.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haïti-Sécurité alimentaire : Les inondations, la sécheresse et l’envolée des prix en embuscade dans les 5 prochains mois

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AlterPresse

Par Emmanuel Marino Bruno

P-au-P, 25 mai 2012 [AlterPresse]--- Des inondations, dues aux saisons pluvieuses, la sécheresse et l’augmentation des prix des produits alimentaires sont les principaux impacts négatifs, susceptibles d’être enregistrés, de juin à octobre 2012, sur la sécurité alimentaire dans certaines communes du haut Artibonite, du Nord-Ouest, du Nord-Est et de la zone métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince (Ouest).

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Saison cyclonique 2012: mitiger les risques

Avec moins 2% de couverture forestière, l’exploitation inadaptée de grandes superficies de terres et la construction anarchique, dont certaines sur le flanc de montagnes, voire dans des ravines ou à proximité de rivières, une importante partie de la population haïtienne vit sous la menace de conséquences désastreuses, en cas de fortes intempéries. A l’occasion de la saison cyclonique, de nombreuses actions de mitigation des risques s’imposent pour le gouvernement et pour ses partenaires, dont les Nations Unies.

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Haiti: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of May 2012) (EN/FR)

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The early start of the rain season in March caused the death of 22 people, flooding and landslides, and the loss of crops and livestocks in six departments:

Ouest, including Port-au-Prince metropolitan area, Nord, Nord-Ouest, Sud, Nippes and Grande Anse.

Close to 20,000 people, a majority of them living in IDP camps, have been affected by flooding.

The subsequent contamination of water sources led to a sharp increase in the number of new cholera cases.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Haiti + 4 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias América Latina & El Caribe - Año 5 - Volumen 256

DESTACADOS:

  • REPUBLICA DOMINICANA: Evacuan a 3,000 personas. 19 provincias en alerta por inundaciones.

  • HAITI: 16 muertos y 7,600 evacuados por lluvia. Los afectados por el terremoto son los mas vulnerables.

  • COLOMBIA: La primera ola invernal de 2012 ha dejado a 104,367 personas afectadas.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Haiti + 5 others
REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 5 – Volume 256

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • DOMINICAN: REPUBLIC 3,000 people were evacuated. 19 provinces under alert for floods.

  • HAITI: 16 deaths and 7,600 evacuated due to rains. People affected by earthquake are most vulnerable.

  • COLOMBIA: The first cold wave of 2012 has affected 104,360 people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.