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'We are here' - IFRC's experience with communication and feedback channels for affected populations in Haiti

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ALNAP

A new case study highlights the use of technology to enhance and expand communication and feedback loops as a distinctive feature of IFRC's work in Haiti following the 2010 Earthquake.

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Haïti : les délégations débattent de l’opportunité d’un retrait progressif de la MINUSTAH

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Conseil de sécurité 7262eséance – matin

Nombre d’entre elles s’inquiètent de l’impasse

du processus électoral après l’Accord d’El Rancho en mars dernier

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Haiti’s parliamentary framework at risk unless political impasse resolved, Special Representative says in briefing to Security Council

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7262nd Meeting* (AM)

Delegates Express Concern over Recommended Drawndown of Mission

As the Security Council took up the Secretary-General’s report on the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), speakers voiced an array of views on the proposed drawdown of that operation’s presence, particularly in light of the recent political impasse impeding legislative, national and local elections from being held by the mandated deadline.

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IMF Executive Board Approves Extension of Haiti’s Extended Credit Facility

Press Release No. 14/409

September 3, 2014

On August 27, 2014 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the extension to December 28, 2014 of the arrangement with Haiti under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The Board's decision was taken without a Board meeting. The Haitian authorities requested the extension to provide them with additional time to implement actions on the fiscal and structural fronts that are needed for the completion of the eighth and final review under the arrangement and the related disbursement.

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Le Conseil d’administration du FMI approuve la prolongation de la Facilite élargie de crédit pour Haïti

Communiqué de presse n° 14/409

Le 27 août 2014, le Conseil d’administration du Fonds Monétaire International (FMI) a approuvé la prolongation jusqu’au 28 décembre 2014 de l’accord en faveur d’Haïti au titre de la Facilite élargie de crédit (FEC). La décision du Conseil a été prise sans réunion formelle. Les autorités haïtiennes avaient sollicité l’extension dudit accord en vue de mettre en œuvre des actions en matière de réformes budgétaires et structurelles nécessaires à la conclusion de la huitième et dernière revue au titre de l’accord et au décaissement y relatif.

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De l'Indonésie à Haïti : deux femmes ayant pour mission le développement

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World Bank

La COO de la Banque mondiale Sri Mulvani Indrawati et la ministre Haïtienne de l'Economie et des Finances Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie partagent leurs expériences durant leur voyage en Haïti.

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Indonesia to Haiti - Two Women on a Development Mission

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World Bank

World Bank COO Sri Mulyani Indrawati and Haiti’s Minister of Economy and Finance Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie share experiences as they travel together in Haiti.

For two hours both women crisscrossed of Delmas 32, a neighborhood of Port-au-Prince on this hot day by foot. Streets and alleys are buzzing with life and traffic. There are freshly painted homes, streetlights and a new canal system where not long ago rubble from collapsed homes had buried whole families.

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Habitat for Humanity Haiti gives diplomas to 195 students for completion of advanced construction training program

The project is part of Habitat Haiti’s multi-year community action plan for the Simon-Pelé neighborhood of Port-au-Prince

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Sept. 2, 2014) – Habitat for Humanity Haiti introduced a new set of graduates from its training program last month as 195 students received their diplomas in advanced construction and celebrated their achievement and new opportunities with Habitat representatives, families and friends, local officials, donors, partners and supporters.

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Haiti Earthquake 2010 - Recovery from a Mega Disaster: Recovery Framework Case Study, August 2014

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The World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the European Union (EU) are working on a guide for developing disaster recovery frameworks (DRF). This guide aims to help governments and partners plan for resilient post disaster recovery while contributing to longer term sustainable development. It is based on practices gleaned from country experiences in disaster recovery around the world.

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La Protection des droits humains des personnes déplacées internes en lien avec le séisme de 2010 (Janvier - Juin 2014)

Ce rapport semestriel, qui ne prétend pas à l’exhaustivité, fournit un aperçu de la diversité des programmes et activités d’une partie des acteurs étatiques et non-gouvernementaux œuvrant dans le domaine de la protection des personnes déplacées internes en Haïti. Ce rapport a été préparé par le Haut-Commissariat aux droits de l’homme (HCDH)/Section des droits de l’homme (SDH) de la MINUSTAH à partir des informations soumises par divers acteurs dans le domaine de la protection dans les camps de personnes déplacées internes (DPI) issues du séisme du 12 janvier 2010.

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Le Canada appuie Oxfam-Québec pour fournir de l’aide humanitaire en Haïti

Le financement de 1,75 million de dollars annoncé aujourd’hui à l’appui d’OXFAM-Québec, en collaboration avec Médecins du Monde, répond aux besoins humanitaires d’au moins 37 500 personnes déplacées à l’intérieur du pays et résidents de Cité Soleil, en Haïti.

Cette contribution du Canada aide OXFAM-Québec à améliorer l’accès à l’eau potable, aux installations sanitaires et aux soins de santé primaires. Les opérations humanitaires comprennent :

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Video: rebuilding communities - Transforming lives in Haiti

Joan Bobrov

Grand ravine is one of the poorest and most vulnerable neighborhoods in all of Port au Prince, Haiti.

The 20,000 people living here are at extreme risk of flooding and landslides. Many came here after losing their homes in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Transforming lives in Haiti

Now, together with our partners and the community themselves, we're working to transform the lives of the people living in this area.

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Les normes loin d’être respectées dans la reconstruction de logements en Haïti, selon une étude du Cerfas

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AlterPresse

P-au-P, 5 août 2014 [AlterPresse] --- Le Centre de recherche, de réflexion, de formation et d’action sociale (Cerfas) vient de publier une étude sur le « Relogement des personnes déplacées par suite du tremblement de terre du 12 janvier 2010 », révélant un non-respect des normes internationales dans la construction des abris.

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Haiti to modernize its approach to agricultural health with grant from the IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $14 million grant to help the Government of Haiti reduce plant and livestock losses and increase exports by modernizing its agricultural health services. The Government of Haiti is matching the IDB’s pledge with $2 million of its own funds.

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Haiti Aid Reform Bill “Will Be a Step in the Right Direction,” CEPR Co-Director Says

Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-239-1460

Congress Passes “Assessing Progress in Haiti Act” to Enact Greater Oversight of USAID in Haiti

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Earthquake Recovery Emergency appeal n° MDRHT008 Operation Update nº 37

Period covered by this operation update:
November 2013 to March 2014.

Appeal target (current): The overall budget is 276,366,942 Swiss francs including the Emergency Response Units (ERUs) value. The current appeal target without the ERUs value is 241,515,052 Swiss francs.

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‘Cementing’ Livelihoods in Haiti

By Marthen Malo*

July 18, 2014—Five young members of the Haut Damier community in Haiti have the chance of a lifetime. They are learning the construction trade from CINA, the number-one cement producer in Haiti. This opportunity will open doors to gainful employment in a place where most residents, young and old alike, are either under-employed or unemployed.

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Feature: Haiti witnesses declining cholera rates, significant gains in development

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UN News Service

17 July 2014 – Haiti, often cited as one of the least developed countries in the Western Hemisphere, has reached – or nearly reached – several of the Millennium Development Goals ahead of the 2015 deadline, according to a report launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) a month ago.