Haiti Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 20: 1 - 31 July 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 31 Jul 2012

HIGHTLIGHTS

  • US $81 million needed to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Haiti

  • The cholera epidemic is in net decline thanks to the lack of rains

  • Sanitation is improving in the IDP camps, but potable water continues to be scarce

  • Emergency preparedness activities ongoing; national SIMEX organized

  • Drought affecting many departments in the country not likely to result in food shortages

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