Recovery and Reconstruction

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24 Mar 2017 description

L’ouragan Matthew a frappé Haïti le 4 octobre 2016, laissant un bilan de 1,4 million de personnes ayant besoin d’une aide humanitaire, dont 806 000 personnes avaient besoin d'une aide alimentaire urgente "selon l'EFSA d'octobre 2016", des milliers de maisons, d'écoles et des installations de santé endommagées et des milliers de familles déplacées.

22 Mar 2017 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. Le présent rapport est soumis en application de la résolution 2313 (2016), dans laquelle le Conseil de sécurité a prorogé le mandat de la Mission des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en Haïti (MINUSTAH) jusqu ’au 15 avril 2017 et m’a prié de lui rendre compte de l’exécution du mandat au plus tard 30 jours avant la date d’expiration de celui-ci. Il fait le point sur l’évolution de la situation sur place depuis mon dernier rapport en date ( S/2016/753, du 31 août 2016) et présente les conclusions de la mission d’évaluation stratégique.

22 Mar 2017 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2313 (2016), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) until 15 April 2017 and requested me to report on the implementation of the mandate not later than 30 days before its expiration. It covers major developments since my report dated 31 August 2016 (S/2016/753) and presents the findings of the strategic assessment mission.

II. Political developments

20 Mar 2017 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 16 mars 2017 [AlterPresse] --- Quatre stations de radio communautaires, endommagées lors du passage du cyclone Matthew, les lundi 3 et mardi 4 octobre 2016, sont en cours de réhabilitation dans le grand Sud d’Haïti.

Ce projet de réhabilitation de ces stations de radio, situées dans la Grande Anse, les Nippes (Sud-Ouest) et le Sud, est entrepris grâce au support du Programme alimentaire mondial (Pam) et de l’organisation Internews, indique un communiqué de presse, transmis à AlterPresse.

Ces stations auront une source basique d’énergie et un support informatique.

18 Mar 2017 description

Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Haiti

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

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.

07 Mar 2017 description
report UN News Service

6 mars 2017 – Les Nations Unies ont réclamé lundi un soutien de toute urgence au programme de relance destiné à aider Haïti à surmonter les dégâts causés par l'ouragan Matthew il y a six mois et qui s'élèvent à 2,7 milliards de dollars.

07 Mar 2017 description
report IRIN

Magnus Boding Hansen
Regular IRIN contributor based in Latin America

The church’s roof peeled off an hour before dawn, killing three of the villagers sheltering under it and forcing the rest into a flooded field where they sat hand-in-hand waiting for the hurricane to pass. The next morning, they took stock. Most people had lost their homes, livestock and all their crops.

06 Mar 2017 description

6 March 2017 – There was a call today for urgent support to improve disaster risk management in Haiti following a damning investigation of the country’s losses from Hurricane Matthew six months ago.

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser said: “Hurricane Matthew revealed disturbing truths about least developed countries which lack the capacity to respond adequately to climate change and the rising intensity and frequency of weather-related disasters.

04 Mar 2017 description

When Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on October 4, 2016 it left behind a balance of 1.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, including 806,000 people in urgent need of food assistance” according to the October 2016 EFSA”, thousands of houses, schools and health facilities damaged and thousands of families displaced.

Five months after the hurricane, humanitarian partners have managed to reach about 1 million people through food and NFI distributions, Water and Sanitation services, rehabilitation of schools and health structures, among others.

04 Mar 2017 description

Main Points

  • In the five months after Hurricane Matthew struck southwestern Haiti on 4 October 2016, humanitarian partners reached over 1,000,000 people with humanitarian assistance in the most affected regions of Grand’Anse, Sud and Nippes.

  • The emergency response is coming to an ending and the focus is shifting to early recovery in all of the sectors. It is essential to support on-going self-recovery efforts, including building back safer and strengthening the capacity of affected communities to face the coming hurricane season.

03 Mar 2017 description

By Denis McClean

GENEVA, 3 March, 2017 - The Americas region meets next week to discuss the best way forward to reduce disaster losses as a new Post Disaster Needs Analysis (PDNA) demonstrates the full impact of the devastation wrought on Haiti by Hurricane Matthew in October last year.

01 Mar 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016, affecting 2.1 million people including close to 894,000 children. The hurricane caused close to 1,000 deaths and has left nearly 141,000 people still displaced, most of whom are living in temporary shelters.

21 Feb 2017 description

After Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti in October 2016, response actors estimated that as many as 35,000 families—approximately 175,000 people—in Grand’Anse and Sud departments whose homes were damaged or destroyed relocated to temporary shelters. USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) responded by distributing emergency shelter supplies, including plastic sheeting and shelter repair kits, to help displaced households return home quickly.

21 Feb 2017 description

Points saillants

 Ce document présente l’état de la sécurité alimentaire et des moyens d’existence dans les zones les plus affectées deux mois après l’ouragan Matthew.

  • Plus de 60% des ménages ont été directement affectés par Matthew, surtout en termes de dégâts sur les maisons, stocks et parcelles cultivées; 6% des ménages enquêtés sont encore déplacés ou accueillent des déplacés.

21 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

 This paper presents the impact on food security and livelihoods in the most affected areas two months after Hurricane Matthew.

  • Over 60% of households were directly affected by Matthew, mainly in terms of damage to housing, stocks and cultivated plots;6% of households interviewed are still displaced or host displaced persons.