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08 Jul 2016 description

Haiti has launched the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan last April, following broad analysis/consultations with different stakeholders (Government, NGOs, UN agencies, Donors and the civil society).

05 May 2016 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 04 mai 2016 [AlterPresse] --- Le président provisoire Jocelerme Privert annonce de meilleures réponses face à la sécheresse et aux inondations, lors d’une intervention dans la presse le 3 mai 2016.

« Le pays traverse beaucoup de difficultés (…). Pendant des années, la sécheresse s’est installée dans le pays. Chaque pluie provoque des dégâts », déplore-t-il.

28 Apr 2016 description

Haiti’s Humanitarian Needs of Overview (HNO) 2016 has estimated that 2.1 million people are in need of humanitarian and protection assistance. From those 1.3 million will be targeted by the recent launched Humanitarian Response Plan ( April 2016).

12 Apr 2016 description

Iraq: The humanitarian situation in besieged Fallujah continues to deteriorate. Supply lines have been cut off since December, when government forces surrounded the city. Islamic State is reportedly preventing people from leaving. Prices of basic food stuffs are 500% above December prices for the third consecutive month. Acute shortages of food, medicine and fuel, as well as cases of starvation and suicide, have been reported.

05 Apr 2016 description

Snapshot 31 March–5 April 2016

Syria: The most serious violation of the cessation of hostilities occurred on 2 April around Aleppo, when fighting broke out between government forces and non-government forces. In addition, eight of 18 besieged areas were not reached by humanitarian assistance in February and March, including around 250,000 people in Darayya and Eastern Ghouta in Rural Damascus.

30 Mar 2016 description

Snapshot 23–30 March 2016

South Sudan: Between 20,000 and 50,000 people are now reported to have been displaced in Wau county, Western Bahr el Ghazal, since fighting escalated in February. Houses have been looted and burned and there are reports of killings and rape in the area around Wau town. At least 8,000 people are sheltering in public buildings or with host communities in Mboro town: food, water and shelter are priority needs.

23 Mar 2016 description

The humanitarian situation in Haiti has deteriorated considerably in 2015 due to the convergence of multiple humanitarian risk factors. These include a sharp increase in food insecurity resulting from drought and the prolonged effects of “El Nino”, the persistence of cholera and a mixed migration crisis triggered by the forced and voluntary return of hundres of thousands of Haitians from the Dominican Republic. The immediate needs of people who remain displaced from the 2010 earthquake cannot be overlooked.

22 Mar 2016 description

Snapshot 16 – 22 March

Somalia: On 15 March Al Shabaab moved into Puntland and seized control of Garad, a port town. In the following days Al Shabaab captured another coastal town in Nugaal region and attacked a security checkpoint near Bosaso. Most of the residents are reported to have fled the area. Al Shabaab has previously been active in Puntland, but generally around its base of the Galgala Mountains, west of Bosaso, and it has not attempted to take territory.

18 Mar 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Humanitarian Country Team and representatives of the Haitian Government convened a workshop to define the response plan to the priority humanitarian needs in 2016 ;

  • Recent floods have affected more than 10,000 families and heightens the concerns of vulnerable populations in the country;

  • Since the beginning of the year, 7,782 cases of cholera and 96 deaths have been reported by health officials as on February, 27th;

15 Mar 2016 description

Snapshot 9 – 15 March

Yemen: Insecurity in Aden is increasing, with attacks carried out on civilian targets. At least 150 people have been reported killed in the past three months, including at least 50 in March. Humanitarian actors have increasing difficulty to carry out operations. In Taizz, the west of the city has been taken by pro-Hadi forces after heavy fighting: fighting for the east continues.

11 Mar 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • L’Equipe humanitaire pays et des représentants du gouvernement haïtien se sont réunis en atelier pour définir le plan de réponse aux besoins humanitaires prioritaires en 2016 ;

  • Les récentes inondations ont affecté plus de 10 000 familles et renforcent les préoccupations des populations vulnérables du pays ;

  • Depuis le début de l’année, 7 782 cas et 96 décès ont été enregistrés, rapportent les autorités sanitaires;

08 Mar 2016 description

Snapshot 2–8 March 2016

Malawi and Mozambique: Flooding and drought have led to the most severe food crisis Malawi has faced in a decade: 2.8 million people face acute food insecurity, including 900,000 facing Crisis (IPC Phase 3) food security outcomes. In Mozambique, an estimated 600,000 people are in Crisis due to drought. In addition, 9,300 Mozambicans in Malawi who fled armed conflict need WASH, health and shelter assistance.

01 Mar 2016 description

Snapshot 24 February – 1 March 2016

Swaziland: At least 300,000 people – one-third of the population – are in dire need of assistance, specifically of food and water. Poor and erratic rainfall as a result of El Niño dates back to 2014, and Swaziland has been experiencing significant reductions in crop production.

16 Feb 2016 description

Pakistan: Over 190 children have died and 22,000 have been hospitalised in Tharparkar district in 2016 because of drought-related waterborne and viral diseases. Tharparkar is facing severe drought for the fourth consecutive year, and access to health services is reported to be very difficult, with families travelling an average distance of 17km to reach the nearest health facility.

15 Feb 2016 description
report Redhum

Following the intense rains in recent days in the north of the country that resulted in several casualties and many damages http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-16585-icihaiti-flash-intense-rain-alert-in-the-north-many-victims.html , the Government immediately responded to major floods occurred particularly in the cities of Cap-Haitien, Limbé and Limonade.