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05 Jul 2019 description

Project Update

Far from the cameras, Haiti is faced with a major crisis as political and socioeconomic factors bring on a massive upsurge in violence.

For months now, Haitians have seen a steady decline in their purchasing power as the national currency has devalued and fuel prices have increased, against a backdrop of seemingly endless political stalemates and scandals.

A surge in violence

04 Jul 2019 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 04 juil. 2019 [AlterPresse] --- Au moins 6 morts, 3 personnes portées disparues et plusieurs maisons inondées ont été enregistrés, dans la nuit du mardi 2 au mercredi 3 juillet 2019, suite aux pluies torrentielles dans plusieurs communes de la zone métropolitaine de la capitale, Port-au-Prince (département de l’Ouest).

Une personne est décédée à Pétionville (périphérie est de la capitale), selon le conseil municipal de Pétionville.

04 Jul 2019 description

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

AFRICA

Cyclone damage and rainfall deficits in 2019 caused significant production declines in Southern Africa, while in East Africa severe dryness reduced first season harvests and led to a degradation of rangeland conditions. Rainfall in West Africa is predicted to be below average, constraining production prospects.

ASIA Cereal production in 2019

04 Jul 2019 description
  • On top of civil unrest, Haiti has a very fragile natural environment prone to disaster which further exacerbates the vulnerability of the population.

  • In the past few days the western part of Haiti has been affected by heavy rainfall causing urban flooding in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince.

  • As of 4 July, media report two deaths, five injured and three missing. Flooding destroyed dozens of houses in Port-au-Prince and road networks have been disrupted in Carrefour commune.
    Light to moderate rain is forecast for the next 72 hours.

03 Jul 2019 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 03 juil. 2019 [AlterPresse] --- Les inondations, enregistrées, dans la soirée du mardi 2 Juillet 2019, avec les pluies torrentielles dans plusieurs communes de la zone métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince (département de l’Ouest), ont fait 7 blessés graves, indique la protection civile, dans un bilan partiel, dont a pris connaissance l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

03 Jul 2019 description

À l’occasion de la Journée internationale de soutien aux victimes de la torture, la Mission des Nations Unies pour l’appui à la Justice en Haïti (MINUJUSTH) et l’Initiative Citoyenne pour les droits de l’homme (ICDH) ont organisé le 26 juin une journée portes ouvertes qui a réuni des représentants de l’Office de la Protection du Citoyen et de la Citoyenne (OPC), et plus de 50 participants de la société civile, dont 17 femmes.

02 Jul 2019 description

Background

Some 59 organisations have endorsed the Grand Bargain, a range of reciprocal commitments made by humanitarian donors and operational agencies aimed at providing more and better aid to people affected by crisis.

02 Jul 2019 description

Since the Grand Bargain was agreed in 2016, Ground Truth Solutions and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have been tracking progress through the first-hand experience of affected people and aid providers in seven countries.

This summary outlines the main findings from surveys we conducted in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iraq, Haiti, Lebanon, Uganda and Somalia. To find out more and read all the findings, visit www.groundtruthsolutions.org/grandbargain.

02 Jul 2019 description

In May 2016, the World Humanitarian Summit represented a turning point for humanitarian policies. The Summit gave the impetus to seriously reflect on how to operate in environments where people’s needs don’t coincide anymore with existing mandates and sectors. The OECD believes that an effective humanitarian response is the one that addresses affected people’s needs in a timely and efficient manner. One way to measure effectiveness is to ask aid beneficiaries what they think about the aid they get.

02 Jul 2019 description

Démarrée le 22 Mai, les évaluations rapides des bâtiments post tremblement de terre d'octobre 2018 ont pris fin dans la commu ne de Gros Morne, département d'Artibonite. Au total 11788 bâtiments évalués représentant une population de plus 50913 personnes affectées dont la majorité continue à vivre dans des maisons fortement endommagées et à hauts risques.

01 Jul 2019 description
report Caritas

140 millions : c’est le nombre de personnes qui risquent de se retrouver sans abri dans les pays les plus pauvres de la planète d’ici 2050, selon Philippe Alston rapporteur spécial des Nations unies sur l’extrême pauvreté et les droits humains.