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18 Aug 2017 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• 6,776 haïtiens ont été déportés de la République dominicaine en juillet 2017.

• Baisse importante des cas de choléra grâce à une réponse plus efficace et coordonnée des acteurs.

• Dialogue entre acteurs humanitaires et autorités locales dans le Sud et la Grand’Anse.

CHIFFRES CLES

# de déplacés dans 27 camps du séisme de 2010 (juin 2017) Source : DTM 37 867

Cas suspects cumulatifs de cholera : jan-juil. Source : MSPP/DELR 8 354

18 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 6,776 Haitians were officially deported from the Dominican Republic in July 2017

• Significant reduction in cholera cases through a more effective and coordinated response of humanitarian actors

• Dialogue between humanitarian actors and local authorities in the departments of Sud and Grand'Anse

KEY FIGURES

# of IDPs still living in 27 camps since the 2010 earthquake (June 2017)
Source : DTM 37 867

18 Aug 2017 description

Le contexte humanitaire en Haïti est marqué par la poursuite de l’augmentation des cas de déportation des haïtiens depuis la République dominicaine. Au cours du mois de juillet 2017, 6 776 personnes ont été officiellement déporté soit une augmentation de 48% par rapport au mois précédent (juin 2017). Parallèlement, 37,967 déplacés internes sont encore hébergés dans 27 camps suite au tremblement de terre de janvier 2010. Le manque de financement handicape encore la conclusion des programmes de relocation.

18 Aug 2017 description

The humanitarian context in Haiti is marked by the continued increase in the number of cases of deportation of Haitians from the Dominican Republic. In July 2017, 6,776 people were officially deported, an increase of 48% from the previous month (June 2017). At the same time, 37,967 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are still lodged in 27 camps following the January 2010 earthquake. Lack of funding still hampers the conclusion of the relocations programs.

15 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Country Office held a retreat to review the school meals model and develop a roadmap for school year 2017-2018.

  • Cuban experts visited Haiti from 18 to 25 of June in the context of a south/south technical exchange of experience for disaster risk reduction closing the first phase of the Forecast based Financing project started in 2015.

Operational Updates

Recovery interventions in Hurricane affected areas

15 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP is providing food and logistical assistance to the populations affected by Hurricane Matthew in eastern Cuba.

  • WFP is working with government counterparts to promote nutrition for vulnerable groups and support behavior change and nutrition education in schools.

  • WFP is adapting and testing a self-evaluation tool for cooperatives to assess and improve their management and contribute to national food security.

08 Aug 2017 description

SITUATION

  • Haiti remains the only low-income country in the Americas. Three quarters of the population lives on less than $2 per day, making Haiti extremely vulnerable to price spikes in the global food market.

  • In addition to experiencing its third consecutive year of drought, Haiti was hit by Hurricane Matthew—the strongest registered hurricane in a decade—in October 2016. More than six months later, the storm’s impact continues to drive elevated levels of food insecurity in the worst-affected communities.

03 Aug 2017 description

En 1997, le Groupe URD s’institutionnalisait et faisait le pari qu’il était possible d’installer le premier think tank français de l’humanitaire dans une ferme en Drôme provençale. Pari gagné, comme vous pourrez le voir dans ce rapport d’activité. Cette année 2016 a été celle du premier Sommet humanitaire mondial, occasion pour le Groupe URD de porter au plus haut niveau les propositions qu’il développe depuis plus de 20 ans et de jouer un rôle actif à différents niveaux.

03 Aug 2017 description

In 1997, Groupe URD became an official organisation and embarked on the journey to establish the first French humanitarian think tank in a farm in the South of France. It was quite a gamble, but as can be seen in the 2016 Annual Report, it paid off. 2016 was the year of the first World Humanitarian Summit.

03 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

Haiti continues to be affected by a convergence of humanitarian needs further worsened by hurricane Matthew. UNICEF and its partners continue to respond to humanitarian needs including in hurricane-affected areas.
Achievements in the first half of 2017 include the following:

01 Aug 2017 description

El Fondo de Reserva fue activado en el segundo trimestre de 2017 y tres proyectos se aprobaron para atender emergencias súbitas, en los municipios de Riosucio, Tumaco y Saravena, ubicados en departamentos priorizados por el HRP, de igual forma, responden a los objetivos del Equipo Humanitario de País (EHP), a las estrategias específicas de cada Clúster y a los lineamientos del Fondo Humanitario de Colombia.

28 Jul 2017 description

In Grande Anse, the (International Organization for Migration (IOM) project funded by the Directorate General of Civil Protection and European Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is helping to repair roofs damaged by Hurricane Matthew as well as train carpenters in para-cyclonic construction techniques. We met Renaud while he was repairing the house of Illusse in Dame Marie.

28 Jul 2017 description

Impact of Climate Change & Exposure to Disasters

27 Jul 2017 description

Dame Marie, June 14, 2017, Pierre 14 years, Lovedaica 10 years and Divins 8 years play on the deck of a small colorful house located on the main road along the sea. Ena, their mother, greets us at the doorstep. "Welcome to our new home," she says cheerfully. The dwelling is composed of a space with a kitchen, a bedroom and a latrine.

24 Jul 2017 description

Summary

The present report is submitted pursuant to Economic and Social Council resolution 2016/28 and highlights the main findings of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti following its visits to Washington, D.C., in March 2017, during which members met with the international financial institutions and regional actors, and to Haiti, in May 2017, during which members interacted with a number of senior government and legislative officials, representatives of the United Nations system and private sector and civil society actors.

19 Jul 2017 description

La sécurité alimentaire devrait s’améliorer avec les récoltes de printemps en juin/juillet

MESSAGES CLÉS

  • La sécurité alimentaire en Haiti devra s'améliorer dès juin/juillet avec les récoltes de printemps et la baisse des prix qui y est associées. Entre juillet et septembre 2017, le pays sera en insécurité alimentaire Minimale (Phase 1 de l’IPC) et dans les zones affectées par l’ouragan Matthew, en Stress (Phase 2 de l’IPC).

18 Jul 2017 description
report ACTED

On this sunny Wednesday morning of June, some thirty people gathered in the church of the Savanne, Les Cayes city, on the occasion of a community workshop to raise awareness and discuss solutions to prevent violence against children. "Child protection is our responsibility. Each one of us has a key role to play in the community to prevent its members from being subject to violence, and to tackle violence", says the Chairman of the Protection Committee. Participants agreed with the president’s speech, punctuated by laughter and cries of young children playing near the place.