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31 Dec 2014 description

This report is provided in response to the “Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2014” (P.L. 113-162) (“the Act”), which directs the Secretary of State to submit to Congress no later than December 31, 2014, and annually thereafter through December 31, 2017, a report on the status of post-earthquake recovery and development efforts in Haiti. The requested report, prepared by the Department of State in cooperation with other U.S.

30 Dec 2014 description

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

La matrice de suivi du déplacement (DTM) publiée en septembre 2014, montre que 85 432 personnes vivent encore dans 123 sites de déplacés. De juillet à septembre, 4 907 ménages ont bénéficié de subvention de loyer et ont été relocalisés.

29 Dec 2014 description

By Marla Pierson Lester

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – In Cabaret, Haiti, 24 miles outside the capital city of Port-au-Prince, breezes flutter the sheer fabric hanging in the doorway of Gladys Joseph’s new home. There’s room in the yard for her children to play. And, for the first time since she was sent to Haiti’s capital city as a child, she’s able to have a garden – corn, beans, manioc and okra.

26 Dec 2014 description

It has been 10 years since an earthquake off the west coast of northern Sumatra sent giant waves thundering across the Indian Ocean, leading to one of history’s worst disasters. Simultaneously affecting 14 countries, killing almost 285,000 people, and leaving hundreds of thousands displaced, the Indian Ocean tsunami drew a massive global humanitarian response. Successful in many ways, this enormous operation also pointed out the need not only to prepare for disasters – but also the level of international help required when events come in this size.

26 Dec 2014 description

Five years after the earthquake that devastated the country, SOS Children's Villages' support for Haiti continues with the inauguration of a third Children’s Village to provide families and homes for children who lost parental care.

26 Dec 2014 description

In a country where nearly half the population is under 18, and poverty is extreme, educational reforms are key to sustainable social development.

26 Dec 2014 description

Publié le 18 déc. 2014 - 28 pages

Résumé Haïti, 2014. À la veille de l’échéance fixée pour l’atteinte des objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD), le pays a progressé mais de grands défis demeurent.

26 Dec 2014 description

INTRODUCTION

Haiti, 2014. On the eve of the deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the country has made major progress but serious challenges remain.

19 Dec 2014 description

By Laura Wise*

This article is the first in a series of special coverage commemorating the 5-year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. Stay tuned for the full series.

Iowa, the Great Flood of 1993. North Carolina, Hurricane Floyd, 1999. New York City, September 11, 2001. In the aftermath of each of these disasters, Rev. Tom and Rev. Wendy Vencuss of the New York Annual Conference were there, helping communities to recovery and get back on their feet. Even this long and committed experience, though, would not prepare them for the events of January 12, 2010.

18 Dec 2014 description
report CARE

Remembering the Tsunami: A Decade of Strengthening Humanitarian Response

Ten years ago, the global community faced what was one of the biggest tests of humanitarianism in recent history.

On Dec. 26, 2004, an earthquake rumbled off the coast of Indonesia, triggering a series of devastating tsunamis that struck 14 countries across the Indian Ocean. At least 228,000 people lost their lives and millions more were left homeless.

15 Dec 2014 description

Background

Concern is now into the third phase of its successful “Return to Neighbourhoods” programme in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. The programme, funded by the EU’s humanitarian aid office (ECHO), aims to relocate 2400 families who lost their homes in the 2010 earthquake away from temporary camps to suitable rental accommodation by mid-2015. It will also help families develop livelihoods activities so they can continue support themselves and their families and continue to afford the rent in their new homes.

09 Dec 2014 description

C’est dans la douzième section communale de Léogâne, plus précisément dans les locaux fraichement reconstruits de l’Ecole Bonne Nouvelle de Bigonet que s’est tenue, au début du mois de décembre, l’inauguration de trois nouvelles écoles primaires et secondaires construites par le PNUD. Il s’agit des écoles Bonne Nouvelle et Epiphanie de Léogâne, et de l’Ecole St Philippe et St Jacques à Gressier, toutes trois détruites par le séisme du 12 janvier 2010.

05 Dec 2014 description

Construite en 2011, avec le soutien du Monaco Collectif Haïti, après le tremblement de terre qui a dévasté le pays, l’école Prince Albert II de Monaco offre une scolarisation et un suivi médical à 320 enfants issus d’un bidonville de Port-au-Prince avec un taux de réussite de 100% au certificat d’études.

04 Dec 2014 description

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Le processus de relocalisation des 450 familles déplacées du camp KID à Christ-Roi entamé le 21 août 2014 par l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM) de concert avec la mairie de Port-au-Prince, est à sa phase finale. Cependant, des familles estimées à plus de 60 dont les dossiers n’ont pas été retenus, se montrent insatisfaites et réclament une reconsidération de leur situation.

Dans le cadre de ce programme, chaque famille a reçu 20,000.00 gourdes pour payer la location d’un espace d’habitation, a appris le GARR.

01 Dec 2014 description

| Overview |

Working environment The intensification of several humanitarian crises in Africa and in the Middle East is keeping global resettlement needs high. Thanks to the generosity of countries such as the United States and Canada, which have large resettlement programmes, many vulnerable refugees are able to find a solution to their plight.

25 Nov 2014 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • La mobilisation de toutes les ressources disponibles dans la lutte contre l’épidémie de choléra se poursuit pendant la saison des pluies.

  • 20 localités dans le département du Centre bénéficient d’un programme d’eau potable et d’assainissement dans le cadre de la lutte contre le choléra.

  • La journée du lavage des mains, une occasion d’attirer l’attention sur la sensibilisation et sur la prévention des maladies liées à l’eau.

19 Nov 2014 description

ECOSOC/6652

2014 Session,
52nd & 53rd Meetings (AM & PM)
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

The Economic and Social Council, in one of five texts adopted today, called on the Haitian Government to fully operationalize the External Aid Coordination Framework and its mechanisms in keeping with the road map adopted in 2014.