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18 Mar 2017 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population is compared to last year and the recent five-year average. Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

18 Mar 2017 description

Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Haiti

17 Mar 2017 description

The humanitarian context in Haiti remains challenging as the country continue to be affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises further aggravated by Hurricane Matthew and which has severely impacted the pre-existing humanitarian situation. Despite immediate humanitarian response provided so far, post Hurricane Matthew’s humanitarian needs are still high with an estimated 1.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Additionally, 1.5 million vulnerable Haitians are currently food insecure and 280 K highly food insecure and in need of urgent food assistance.

17 Mar 2017 description

Après un pic du nombre de cas suspects de choléra dans les départements du Sud et de la Grand Anse dans les deux mois suivant l'ouragan Matthew, le nombre de cas suspects de choléra a diminué drastiquement dans les deux départements au mois de décembre.

17 Mar 2017 description

After a spike in the number of suspected cholera cases in the departments of Sud and Grand Anse in the two months following Hurricane Matthew, the number of suspected cases of cholera reduced drastically in both departments in the month of December. Meanwhile, there was a significant reduction in the number of suspected cases in the three departments where the incidence of cholera has been historically higher: Centre, Artibonite and Ouest.

17 Mar 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

BARACOA, Cuba, 17 mar 2017 (IPS) - Claros en los montes circundantes con árboles caídos, casas todavía techadas con lonas y obreros que arreglan daños en el empinado viaducto La Farola atestiguan el embate hace cuatro meses del huracán Matthew en la primera villa establecida por los conquistadores españoles en Cuba.

17 Mar 2017 description

HAITI – Quand Matthew a frappé Haïti en octobre 2016, de nombreuses communautés ont été paralysées par les pluies diluviennes, les routes coupées et l’interruption du réseau téléphonique et du signal radio. En plus d’une assistance humanitaire, les populations affectées avaient besoin d’autre chose: un accès à des informations utiles et vérifiées. 

17 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • Five months after Hurricane Matthew, WFP is phasing out its emergency response operations and planning the transition to recovery programming.

  • The main component of the recovery projects will consist of Asset Creation activities in the departments of Grande-Anse and Nippes, in addition to the ongoing malnutrition prevention projects.

  • An IPC assessment conducted in February showed that due to the multiple crisis faced in 2016, out of Haiti’s ten departments, six are in IPC 3 Crisis and three in IPC 2 Stress.

17 Mar 2017 description

IN NUMBERS

1.55 million people food insecure of which 280 000 severely

2 out of 3 farmers have lost ¾ of their stocks

Food insecurity halved in the hardest-hit areas

USD 19.3 million still needed to support 700 000 people under the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

KEY POINTS

17 Mar 2017 description

FEATURE

Iraq

AFFECTED AREAS Mosul district, Salahuddin governorate

CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT Conflict

FIGURES About 43,000 new displacements between January and 5 March

CONTEXT

17 Mar 2017 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, le 16 mars 2017 [AlterPresse] --- Les ménages dans le Nord-Est, le Haut Artibonite (département de l’Artibonite), le Plateau central, le Sud-Est, le Sud, les Nippes et la Grande Anse (Sud-Ouest) font face à une détérioration considérable de leur pouvoir d’achat.

C’est ce qui ressort d’un document de la Coordination nationale de la sécurité alimentaire (Cnsa), valable jusqu’au mois de mai 2017 et consulté par l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

17 Mar 2017 description

Hospital will provide care to more than 50,000 vulnerable, underserved residents

CÔTES-DE-FER, HAITI, March 16, 2017 – CMMB – Healthier Lives Worldwide will open a new, state-of-the-art health center in Côtes-de-Fer in southeast Haiti, which will serve more than 50,000 community members who previously did not have access to quality healthcare. A dedication will take place on Monday, March 20th, 2017.

16 Mar 2017 description

HAITI - When Hurricane Matthew ripped through Haiti in October 2016, many communities struggled to recover amid torrential rains, blocked routes and the interruption of radio stations and telephone networks. In addition to humanitarian assistance, people were desperate for something else: access to accurate, useful information.

16 Mar 2017 description
report ACTED

De jeunes enfants, patients du centre de santé de Cavaillon, dans le département du Sud, observent les allées et venues des ouvriers, attirés par leurs gilets orange fluo. Dans la salle d'attente, les mamans patientent avec leurs jeunes enfants, et autour d’eux, le personnel s’affaire. Le centre reçoit plus d'une quarantaine de patients par jour.

16 Mar 2017 description

Resumen

  • Durante 2017 podrán tener nuevas viviendas unas 2,000 familias, de las más de 8,000 que perdieron totalmente sus casas por el impacto del huracán Matthew, indican reportes de la prensa local.

  • A la pérdida de los cafetos, se suma la destrucción de más de 150,000 posturas de café en los viveros que obligó a resembrarlas nuevamente para avanzar en la recuperación del principal cultivo de Maisí.

13 Mar 2017 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme
Trente-quatrième session
27 février-24 mars 2017
Point 10 de l’ordre du jour
Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités

Note du Secrétariat

L’Expert indépendant sur la situation des droits de l’homme en Haïti continue à considérer que la situation est complexe mais surmontable, à condition que tous les efforts pour y parvenir soient coordonnés dans une même direction.