Ce rapport est produit par le Bureau des Nations Unies pour la Coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA) en Haïti en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA Haïti et couvre la période du 19 au 21 octobre 2016. Le prochain rapport sera publié le 24 octobre.
894 057 enfants parmi les 2,1 millions de personnes touchées
112 500 enfants de moins de cinq ans à risque de malnutrition aiguë
2 271 cas de choléra suspectés entre le 4 et le 19 octobre
On trouvera ci-après les observations liminaires prononcées par le Vice-Secrétaire général, M. Jan Eliasson, à l’occasion de la séance d’information sur la République centrafricaine, tenue à New York vendredi 21 octobre 2016
Mesdames et Messieurs les représentants, Madame l’Ambassadeur Kpongo, Chers collègues,
Merci d’être réunis ici pour examiner la situation en République centrafricaine, à la veille de ma visite officielle en RCA début novembre et à la veille de la Conférence des donateurs qui se tiendra à Bruxelles le mois prochain.
On October 21, the Government of Japan decided to implement Emergency Grant Aid of 3 million US dollars through United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) response to damages caused by Hurricane “Matthew” in the Republic of Haiti.
On 5 October, at a side event of the World Bank Annual meetings, the Government of Guinea and the MPTF Office established the National Post-Ebola Recovery and Resilience Fund (FNRPE). Ahead of the upcoming resource mobilization efforts, the Government of the Republic of Guinea sent a strong signal of commitment to all partners by announcing a US$5 million pledge from its own resources (see Government of Guinea press release).
21 October 2016 – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today said that the Central African Republic (CAR) can focus on stabilization, reconciliation and reconstruction now that the country has emerged from one of the worst crises of its history and was trying to establish legitimate institutions.
A. Situation analysis
A.1 Description of the disaster
At 23:00 on 24 January rains over the province of Esmeraldas started increasing in intensity, causing the overflowing of the Esmeraldas, Muisne, Quinindé, San Lorenzo, Eloy Alfaro, Rioverde and Atacames rivers, which led to landslides that affected homes and the main roads connecting Esmeraldas and Quinindé, Esmeraldas and Atacames, and Esmeraldas and Río Verde. Road conditions began to normalize as rains decreased in intensity.
L’ouragan Matthew a frappé la pointe sud-ouest d’Haïti le 4 octobre dernier, affectant 20% de la population haïtienne, en particulier dans les départements du Sud et de la Grand’Anse. D’après les derniers chiffres de la Direction de la Protection civile (DPC), confirmés par l’OCHA le 17 octobre, quelques 175 500 personnes déplacées vivraient dans plus de 200 abris d’urgence sur tout le territoire du Sud et de la Grand’Anse.
La Unidad para las Víctimas entregó en la ciudad de Pereira la indemnización administrativa a 20 víctimas de la población afro que fueron priorizados por la entidad a través del programa de enfoque diferencial.
A través de sus programas de Enfoque Diferencial y la Inversión adecuada de los recursos, la Unidad para las Víctimas en el Eje Cafetero entregó $118 millones de pesos, a 20 víctimas del conflicto armado que habitan en esta zona del país, cuyos beneficiarios pertenecen a la comunidad afro.
This Emergency Appeal is being issued on preliminary basis and seeks 2,994,770 Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in delivering assistance and support to 20,000 people affected by Typhoon Haima over 10 months. The operation will focus on the following sectors: health; water, sanitation and hygiene; food, nutrition, and livelihoods; shelter; disaster risk reduction and National Society capacity building.
This report is produced by OCHA Haiti in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Haiti and covers the period of 19-21 October 2016. The next report will be issued on 24 October.
894,057 children are among the 2.1 million affected people.
112,500 children under five are at risk of acute malnutrition.
2,271 cholera cases suspected between 4-19 October alone.
806,000 people need urgent food assistance.
36 health facilities destroyed.
Port au Prince, 21 October 2016 – Haiti Red Cross volunteers have delivered packages of emergency food, shelter, hygiene and household supplies to 600 families in the remote southwestern commune of Anse d’Hainault – the first relief items to reach people in this area following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew.
“The distributions took extensive planning and fortitude, due to extraordinary logistical challenges,” said Felipe Del Cid, Regional Disaster Management Coordinator for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
During the reporting period, 519 returnees were supported to voluntarily return to Somalia by flight. Flight movements have now resumed and are currently operating three days per week.
In total, as of 15th October, 33,178 Somali refugees had returned home since 8th December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of Somali refugees in Kenya, out of which 27,077 were supported in 2016 alone.
Minister Flanagan and Minister of State McHugh announce additional €1.5 million in humanitarian funding for Haiti in response to Hurricane Matthew
- Brings Ireland’s total funding to the Haiti hurricane response to €1.7 million
- Funding is being provided to experienced NGO partners
Addis Ababa, 21 October 2016 – The African Union Commission (AUC) conducted a workshop entitled Ten Years of AU Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development Policy (PCRD) Implementation: A reflection on progress, opportunities and challenges. The workshop, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 19-21 October 2016, was an opportunity for the AUC to commemorate, together with its partners, the tenth year of the establishment of the PCRD Policy. It convened organisations devoted to the advancement of PCRD, to jointly reflect on what has been achieved and what remains to be done.
- WFP requires additional resources for the school meals programme under the Development Operation to mitigate possible breaks in food stocks. WFP’s support is important to prevent deterioration of school enrollment and attendance rates, thus jeopardizing the gains made over the last three years.
Somalia - As the situation in Yemen continues to worsen, community leaders in Bossaso, Puntland State of Somalia, have met to brainstorm on ways to more sustainably provide jobs and access to basic services for Somali returnees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and affected communities.
The 20 leaders included community elders, village elders, representatives of local authority councils, Puntland’s Ministry of Interior, community leaders of Somali returnees residing in Bossaso, and IDP representatives.
Caritas is preparing for a wave of people fleeing the Iraqi city of Mosul as Iraqi, Kurdish and coalition forces battle to retake it from Islamic State (ISIS). Between 1.2 to 1.5 million people could be affected and 200,000 could flee in the first few weeks. While the weather is around 20° at night, the temperatures will decrease in the coming months. “They will need shelter, food, healthcare, clean water and sanitation and other aid like blankets and cooking equipment,” said Nabil Nissan, director of Caritas Iraq.
As the relief phase of the earthquake operation is closed, this operation update focuses on the progress on recovery activities.
Until he left Afghanistan at age 18, Hamid Husaini had only been to school three years. Today, he bakes pies at an ice cream shop in southern Germany, and studies German and math with a donated Google Chromebook.