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31 Dec 2016 description

Même s'il y a eu un pic du nombre de cas suspects de choléra dans les départements du Sud et de Grand Anse dans les deux mois après l'ouragan Matthew, le nombre de cas de choléra a considérablement diminué dans les deux départements au mois de décembre. L'amélioration de la qualité des centres de traitement, l'augmentation du nombre d'équipes d'intervention rapide et la campagne de vaccination dans le Sud et Grand Anse ont contribué au contrôle de la maladie en décembre.

31 Dec 2016 description

Even though there was a spike in the number of suspected cholera cases in the departments of Sud and Grand Anse in the two months following Hurricane Matthew, the number suspected of cases of cholera reduced substantially in both departments in the month of December. The improvements in the quality of treatment centers, the increase in the number of rapid response teams and the vaccination campaign in South and Grand’ Anse contributed to the control of the disease in December.

30 Dec 2016 description

Faits saillants

• Le CERF a approuvé deux projets d'une valeur d'un peu plus de 3,5 millions de dollars américains pour le rétablissement rapide des services rassurants d'éducation, l'assistance à la protection des plus vulnérables expulsés des abris temporaires et le soutien à environ 30 000 personnes dans les zones de retour.

30 Dec 2016 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • In West Africa, regional staple food production during the 2016/17 marketing year is expected to be well above average.
    Staple food prices declined and remained near average as supplies increased in November with the arrival of recent harvests and continued international rice and wheat imports. Persistent depreciation of the Naira (NGN) has led to price increases across Nigeria, especially for rice, and reduced purchasing power for Sahelian livestock and cash crops.

30 Dec 2016 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million affected people, of which 894,000 are children.

  • 1.4 million people require humanitarian assistance.

  • 806,000 people severely food insecure.

Situation Update

  • On 4 October, Haiti was hit by a category 4 Hurricane. Initial reports revealed that over 175,000 people were displaced and nearly 550 had died.

29 Dec 2016 description

Community Engagement and Accountability, or CEA, is a relatively new term in the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, although not a new practice. “Simply put, CEA is both an approach about how the Red Cross Red Crescent works, as well as a set of activities that put communities at the center of what we do.

29 Dec 2016 description

OURAGAN MATTHEW : CONTEXTE

  1. L’Ouragan Matthew a frappé Haïti le 4 octobre, laissant environ 1,4 millions de personnes dans un besoin urgent d ́aide humanitaire, notamment dans les départements du Sud et de la Grande Anse.

29 Dec 2016 description
report Direct Relief

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2016 – Direct Relief today airlifted 82 tons of medical aid to Haiti to help treat cholera and other diseases that have spread widely since Hurricane Matthew struck in October, incapacitating the country’s already overstretched health care system.