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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


“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


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.