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20 Jan 2017 description
report Swiss Red Cross

Trois mois après que la tempête tropicale Matthew a semé la destruction dans le sud-ouest d’Haïti, les opérations d’aide d’urgence sont arrivées à leur terme, et les logisticiens de la CRS ont regagné la Suisse. L’heure est désormais à la reconstruction.

20 Jan 2017 description
report AlterPresse

Les Nippes, le Nord-Ouest, le haut Artibonite et l’Ouest (l’île de la Gonâve) accusent des taux d’insécurité alimentaire de plus de 50%

P-au-P, 19 janv. 2017 [AlterPresse] --- La Coordination nationale de la sécurité alimentaire (Cnsa) souligne une hausse du niveau d’insécurité alimentaire, dans quatre départements géographiques d’Haïti, dans un communiqué de presse, en date du mercredi 18 janvier 2017, consulté par l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

20 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

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

  • WFP supports strengthening drought-related early warning systems at provincial level and the inclusion of vulnerability indicators for food security and nutrition in drought risk assessments.

  • WFP is promoting the reduction of the main gender gaps affecting the economic empowerment of women along the bean value chain.

20 Jan 2017 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million affected people, of which 894,000 are children.

  • 1.4 million people require humanitarian assistance.

  • 806,000 people severely food insecure.

Situation Update

19 Jan 2017 description

Resumen

  • Cifras preliminares elevan a 42,338 las viviendas dañadas por el huracán Matthew, que representan el 72% del fondo habitacional de los cinco municipios más afectados:
    Baracoa, Maisí, Imías, San Antonio del Sur y Yateras.

  • Solo la tercera parte de las 21,329 viviendas afectadas en Baracoa ha recuperado sus techos.

  • Faltan por recuperar el 83% de las hectáreas de plantaciones forestales, frutales, coco, café, cacao y plátano, dañadas por el huracán Matthew.

19 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • Preliminary figures indicate an increased amount of 42,338 houses damaged by Hurricane Matthew, representing 72% of the housing in five of the most affected municipalities: Baracoa, Maisí, Imías, San Antonio del Sur and Yateras.

  • Only a third of the 21,329 affected homes in Baracoa have recovered their roofs.

  • 83% of forest plantations damaged by Hurricane Matthew (coconut, coffee, cacao, fruits and bananas) are yet to be recovered.

19 Jan 2017 description
report UN News Service

18 janvier 2017 – Trois mois après l'ouragan Matthew en Haïti, le nombre de personnes confrontées à la faim et à l'insécurité alimentaire dans les départements de Grande'Anse et du Sud - les zones les plus touchées - a diminué régulièrement, passant d'environ 1 million à 400.000, s'est félicité mercredi le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM).

18 Jan 2017 description

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Three months after Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, the number of people facing hunger and food insecurity in Grande-Anse and Sud - the most affected areas - has declined steadily from approximately 1 million to 400,000, a recent assessment shows.

17 Jan 2017 description

Main Points

• Since 06 January, humanitarian operations in Grand’Anse and Sud were either temporally suspended or limited in relation with the arrest of senator-elect Guy Philippe and the demonstrations and road blocks that followed.
This week, activities have fully resumed in Sud and slowly in Grand’Anse.

• As part of a Technical Assistance Project for Agricultural Assistance and in preparation for the Spring Campaign, FAO signed with the Ministry of Agriculture a seed donation agreement of 500,000 US dollars.

17 Jan 2017 description

Avant-propos

“La Résolution 46/182 des Nations Unies reste aussi pertinente et fondamentale aujourd’hui qu’en décembre 1991 et les principes d’humanité, de neutralité, indépendance et d’impartialité qu’elle contient continuent de guider une assistance humanitaire stratégique, coordonnée et efficace aux personnes qui en ont besoin”

14 Jan 2017 description

by Sarah Austria | Jan 13, 2017

Medical Teams International’s Mobile Medical Units enable prompt response after a natural disaster strikes, bringing medical care when and where it’s needed most. Here is one story of how a Mobile Medical Unit made a difference after a recent disaster.

14 Jan 2017 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JULY 2017

13 Jan 2017 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million affected people, of which 894,000 are children.

  • 1.4 million people require humanitarian assistance.

  • 806,000 people severely food insecure.

Situation Update

  • Food distribution have been suspended in Grande-Anse due to security restrictions put in place because of demonstrations and road blocks that have been ongoing since the arrest of senator -elect Guy Philipe on 05 January.

13 Jan 2017 description

Cuba - This week, IOM (10/1) delivered a consignment of non-food aid to communities most affected by Hurricane Matthew in Cuba’s Guantanamo province.

The aid consisted of 820 mattresses that will be distributed to the worst affected families in the coming days, according to local officials. IOM will also provide victims with 2,840 CGI roofing sheets by the end of this month.

13 Jan 2017 description

“It’s been three months since Hurricane Matthew and Handicap International continues its work in Haiti despite a number of logistical complications, such as difficulties accessing people living in remote areas,” explains Hélène Robin, head of Handicap International’s emergency response.

13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Regional Office 2017 Requirements: US$7,200,000

12 Jan 2017 description

To mark the 7th anniversary of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, a number of organizations belonging to the Haiti Advocacy Working Group released the following statement.