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07 Dec 2017 description

Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localised drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report. Some 37 countries, 29 of which are in Africa, require external assistance for food, according to the report.

07 Dec 2017 description

Port-au-Prince, le 5 décembre 2017 – Les États-Unis investissent près de 100 millions de dollars dans les soins de santé en Haïti. Le «Projet Santé» travaillera en partenariat avec le gouvernement haïtien pour soutenir le système de santé du pays et étendre les soins de santé essentiels à 4,2 millions de personnes.

06 Dec 2017 description

Des conditions stables sauf dans les zones affectées par les aléas climatiques

MESSAGES CLÉS

01 Dec 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Dec 2017 description

by Brigitte Rudram and Janot Mendler de Suarez, Climate Centre, Cap-Haïtien

The global launch of pilots of the Y-Adapt programme for engagement by young people in action on climate change took place in the northern Haitian city of Cap-Haitien in October, at a new regional training centre for the Haitian Red Cross (HRC), built with support from the American Red Cross.

01 Dec 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Dec 2017 description

La Red de sistemas de alerta temprana contra la hambruna (FEWS NET, por sus siglas en inglés) monitorea las tendencias de los precios de los alimentos básicos en los países que son vulnerables a la inseguridad alimentaria.

01 Dec 2017 description

The three Rome-based UN agencies will strengthen their commitment to move towards the Sustainable Development Goals, with an initial focus on Haiti, Guatemala and Colombia.

November 30, 2017 - The three United Nations Rome-based agencies - WFP, FAO and IFAD - are announcing a new alliance that will unite their efforts to support the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to eradicate hunger, malnutrition and poverty, boost rural development and move towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

01 Dec 2017 description
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The Global Humanitarian Overview

  • Is the world’s most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based assessment of humanitarian needs;

  • Is based on detailed analysis of wide-ranging data from many different sources, and face-to-face interviews with hundreds of thousands of people directly affected by humanitarian crises across the globe;

01 Dec 2017 description

*Despite improvement in early season rainfall, Southern Africa continues to report moisture deficit *

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Above-average seasonal rainfall during early November has helped to alleviate early season moisture deficits across Somalia and eastern Kenya.
    However, dryness remains in parts of the northern Somali region of eastern Ethiopia. Moisture recovery is unlikely in the northern region, as seasonal rains are expected to be concentrated towards the south through November.

01 Dec 2017 description

Le riz, les haricots noirs, le maïs et l’huile de cuisson sont les produits alimentaires les plus importants pour les ménages pauvres et à revenus moyens d'Haïti. Les racines et tubercules sont aussi importantes, mais leurs prix ne sont pas suivis pour le moment. Toute l’huile de cuisson est importée et les importations de riz représentent près de quatre-vingts pour cent des besoins nationaux. De grandes quantités de haricots et de maïs sont également importées, mais plus de la moitié des besoins nationaux sont produits sur place.

30 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

Fuentes de la Cancillería comentaron a la prensa que la delegación de la Mayor de las Antillas hará patente su voluntad de promover la integración, la cooperación y el desarrollo

30 Nov 2017 description
report El Universal

Según se está evaluando, la migración de venezolanos ha crecido, especialmente a países como Costa Rica, Panamá, México, gran parte del Caribe y el cono sur de América del Sur

30 Nov 2017 description
report UN Women

Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women for World AIDS Day, 1 December 2017

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

30 Nov 2017 description

Las tres agencias de las Naciones Unidas con sede en Roma fortalecerán su compromiso para avanzar hacia los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible, con un foco inicial en Haití, Guatemala y Colombia.

30 Nov 2017 description

Port-Salut, le 21 juin 2017 — Avec l’appui de l’ONU environnement/Haïti, l’Organisation Pêche Artisanale et Développement Intégré (PADI) développe la filière apicole dans le Sud. Réalisée plus spécifiquement dans les environnements immédiats de l’écosystème de mangroves de St Jean Sud/Abacou, cette initiative vise à atténuer la coupe des mangroves et offrir une activité alternative génératrice de revenus aux habitants de la zone.

30 Nov 2017 description

FACTS & FIGURES

6.2 million people have been affected throughout the Caribbean due to extreme drought in 2015 - a consequence of the El Niño weather phenomenon.

€61 million for disaster preparedness since 1994 European Commission assistance to the Caribbean:

€540.5 million since 1994

  • €378.3 million for Haiti
  • €162.2 million for the rest of the Caribbean.

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30 Nov 2017 description
report AlterPresse

Haïti-Agriculture : Les initiatives de 11 organisations de producteurs ruraux retiennent l’attention des bailleurs

Cayes, 29 nov. 2017 [AlterPresse] --- Onze projets agricoles de stockage, de transformation et de commercialisation du maïs, du manioc, de l’arachide et du riz, portés par des Organisations de producteurs ruraux (Opr) du Sud viennent de recevoir un financement dans le cadre du Projet de Renforcement des Services Publics Agricoles (RESEPAG II), apprend AlterPresse.