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19 Jan 2018 description

Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are highly vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/ OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/ FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of emergencies in the region.

19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Radio

Le tableau des besoins humanitaires en Haïti a fortement changé depuis le tremblement de terre il y a huit ans, mais il existe encore des besoins humanitaires importants, a signalé jeudi le Coordonnateur humanitaire des Nations Unies pour le pays, Mamadou Diallo, venu rendre compte du Plan de réponse humanitaire 2018 devant le Conseil de sécurité à New York.

16 Jan 2018 description


The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017 (SOFI) has revealed that global hunger is on the rise again after declining for more than two decades. Global hunger rose from 777 million in 2015 to 815 million people in 2016.

12 Jan 2018 description

On 11 January, the Humanitarian Country Team in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation launched the revised Multi-Year Humanitarian Response Plan (2017-2018). In support of the Government response, the plan requires $252 million to provide critical life-saving, protection and livelihoods assistance to 2.2 million Haitians out of an estimated 2.8 million people in need.

11 Jan 2018 description

Port-au-Prince- jeudi 11 janvier 2018- Le Gouvernement Haïtien et la communauté humanitaire ont lancé aujourd´hui un appel de fonds de 252,2 millions de dollars en vue de répondre aux besoins humanitaires urgents de 2,2 millions de personnes à travers le Plan de Réponse Humanitaire révisé 2017-2018 (phase 2018.

10 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Regional Office 2018 Requirements: US$10,565,000

03 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service

3 January 2018 – The head of the new United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti, known as MINUJUSTH, has said the operation will carry out its work in an innovative in the island nation – complete with an unusually tight timeframe and a bench-marking exit strategy.

Describing what is unique about the mission, the Special Representative and Head of MINUJUSTH, Susan Page, underscored that it focusses “exclusively on the rule of law.”

03 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

In 2018, UNICEF and partners plan for:

720,000 people reached by rapid response teams and benefitting from the cordon sanitaire

30,000 children accessing recreational and psychosocial support activities

30,000 children aged 5 to 14, including children repatriated from the Dominican Republic, received learning materials to access education

2018 Requirements: US$30,000,000

02 Jan 2018 description

Global Overview DECEMBER 2017

30 Dec 2017 description

Cólera en las Américas – Resumen de la situación

En la Región de las Américas, entre las semanas epidemiológicas (SE) 1 y SE 50 de 2017 se notificaron 13.582 casos sospechosos de cólera en La Española; 99% de los cuales ocurrieron en Haití (13.468 casos; incluidas 157 defunciones).

29 Dec 2017 description

Cholera in the Americas - Situation summary

In the Americas Region, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 50 of 2017, a total of 13,582 suspected cholera cases were reported on the island of Hispaniola, of which 99% occurred in Haiti (13,468 cases, including 157 deaths). 1 During the same period, 62 suspected cholera cases were reported in the Dominican Republic, including two deaths.

22 Dec 2017 description
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16 Dec 2017 description

The end of the month of November also marked the end of the 2017 hurricane season. Even though Haiti was spared from the major hurricanes that hit the region, hurricanes Irma and Maria, still had an impact on the country, notably the Nord-Est department, which was classified in crisis phase (IPC phase 3) in the IPC report for October 2017 - February 2018. Grand'Anse department was also classified in crisis phase. The IPC report further revealed that about 1.32 million people are severely food insecure in Haiti.

15 Dec 2017 description

Au cours du mois de novembre, l’Artibonite est resté le département le plus touché avec 402 cas suspects. En plus, un foyer de choléra a été répertorié dans le département du Nord-Ouest où 157 cas ont été enregistrés, montrant une petite remontée de l’épidémie vers le nord du pays. Malgré cela, de janvier à novembre 2017, le pays a enregistré un total de 12 990 cas suspects de choléra et 141 décès, soit une baisse respective de 67 % et de 66 % en comparaison à la même période en 2016.