Haiti Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 34 - September 2013

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 30 Sep 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

 The situation in the 306 remaining IDP camps, where some 171,974 persons still live, is a cause for concern. Some IDPs are increasingly facing threats of forced eviction, while others grapple with inadequate protection services and health and sanitation conditions.

 Upsurge in new cholera infections, with 5,600 cases reported for the month of September against 5, 300 in August.

 Recurrent floods reported in the Artibonite and Centre departments. Over 600 families affected in Grande Saline. They need basic emergency supplies.

 The number of people facing food insecurity drops by up to 50 percent, from 1.5 million in 2012, to 600,000 in 2013.

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