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01 May 2012 description
  1. Executive Summary

On 12 January 2010, the deadliest natural disaster in modern history occurred in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: a 7.0 magnitude earthquake affected over 2 million people, displacing 1.6 million, injuring 300,000 and killing 230,000. Many reasons have been identified as to why the earthquake caused such extensive damage. First and foremost, the Government of Haiti (GOH) lacked the capacity and resources to mount a swift and effective response after the event – a consequence of being one of the poorest countries in the world.

20 Apr 2012 description

The January 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti directly affected the infrastructure and personnel of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development (Ministere de l'Agriculture des Ressources Naturelles et du Developpement Rural, or MARNDR). It weakened the ministry's capacity to lead the economic recovery and food security improvements of the country, and set back research, innovation, and extension systems in the agricultural sector.

12 Mar 2012 description

Ce rapport s’inscrit dans le prolongement d’une série d’études thématiques1 produites pour Solidarités International en vue d’éclairer les enjeux de la reconstruction de Port-au-Prince, à la suite du séisme du 12 janvier 2010. Le présent travail porte sur les spécificités du contexte urbain : en analysant quelques grandes problématiques liées à Port-au-Prince le foncier, l’habitat, les risques,…), en présentant les stratégies de quelques-uns des acteurs majeurs et en exposant la stratégie nationale qui se dessine, cette étude cherche à rendre plus lisible le contexte de la reconstruction.

19 Jan 2012 description

Points saillants

  • Il y a actuellement 30 CTC, 169 UTC, et 766 CRO en fonctionnement dans le pays.

  • La fin de la saison des pluies contribue à une baisse considérable des cas de choléra. Actuellement, une moyenne de 300 cas par jour a été observée dans l’ensemble du pays, par rapport à 500 cas par jour le mois dernier. Le département qui notifie actuellement les taux les plus élevés de mortalité est le département de l’Ouest.

18 Jan 2012 description

Monthly Summary – DECEMBER 2011

• 10,464 shelter units have been completed by the end of December 2011, with 265 units added in this month. The distribution of the shelters in 11 communes where Shelter Program operates is as follows: Port-au-Prince (983), Pétion-Ville (516), Delmas (5), Croix-des-Bouquets (5,055), Léogâne (467), Jacmel (809 incl. 335 semipermanent shelters), Cayes-Jacmel (3), Bainet (250), Petit-Goâve (1,502), Grand Goâve (838) and Les Cayes (36 permanent shelters). Additional 692 units are at different stages of construction.

04 Jan 2012 description
report Direct Relief

To help the people of Haiti recover from the devastating effects of the earthquake in 2010, Direct Relief made targeted grants to several small, grassroots organizations assisting their communities, including these two organizations, Solidarite Haitienne and Bureau de Doleances Social.

03 Jan 2012 description

Deux ans après le terrible séisme qui a touché le pays, Haïti a élu son nouveau président de la République en mars 2011 et s’est doté depuis quelques mois d’un gouvernement. Cette stabilisation politique offre des perspectives positives pour l’amélioration des conditions de vie des haïtiens.

31 Dec 2011 description

Abstract

Background: The disaster response environment in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake represented a complex healthcare challenge. This study was designed to identify challenges during the Haiti disaster response.

Methods: Qualitative and quantitative study of injured patients carried out six months after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti to review the surgical inputs of foreign medical teams.

31 Dec 2011 description

Deprived of love and laughter, children globally are afflicted by war, violence, disease, exploitation, neglect and other devastating circumstances. Progress has been made in strengthening their families of origin and preventing child abandonment, but much remains to be done.

29 Dec 2011 description
report ACTED

Close to two years after the deadly 12 January 2010 earthquake that hardly hit the city of Léogâne, hundreds of families still live in tents and insalubrious spaces. ACTED has provided housing assistance to 340 vulnerable families affected by the earthquake in order to reestablish safe living conditions for them

28 Dec 2011 description
report Swiss Red Cross

Deux ans après le tremblement de terre, 600 familles de paysans du village de montagne de Palmiste-à-Vin ont retrouvé un toit grâce à la Croix-Rouge suisse (CRS). Mais la reconstruction en Haïti reste un processus de longue haleine.

28 Dec 2011 description

Highlights

  • There are currently 30 CTCs, 169 CTUs, and 766 ORPs functioning in-country.

  • The end of the rainy season contributes to a considerable drop in cholera cases. Currently, an average of 300 cases per day has been observed all over the country, in comparison to 500 cases per day last month. The department currently reporting the highest mortality rates is the West.

28 Dec 2011 description

With nearly 70 per cent of the population living below the poverty line, the January 2010 earthquake dealt a massive blow to Haiti’s fragile economy. Businesses, equipment, materials and stocks were destroyed and households lost their breadwinners, savings and homes, leaving many families with no source of income.

Rebuilding a country’s economy takes years and while this happens, The Haiti Red Cross Society will support thousands of families to restart their own incomes.

27 Dec 2011 description

It is now two years since the enormous earthquake shook Port au Prince and the surrounding areas. The scenes of death and destruction dominated TV news for weeks, and though the cameras have gone, the recovery continues.

We recently had the opportunity to see firsthand real progress in this recovery during a brief visit to Port-au-Prince. We were impressed by what has been accomplished, but equally struck by the amount still to do.

27 Dec 2011 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 27 déc. 2011[AlterPresse] --- Les différents projets mis en œuvre au cours de l’année de 2011 dans le cadre de la reconstruction d’Haïti après le terrible séisme du 12 janvier 2010 n’ont pas contribué au changement réel des mauvaises conditions de vie des sinistrés et de la population en générale.

27 Dec 2011 description
Rapport sur les allegations d’homicides commis par la police nationale d’Haïti et sur la reponse des autorites etatiques
Rapport sur la torture et meutre de Serge Démosthène

Les instances des droits de l’homme de l’ONU appellent les autorités haïtiennes à enquêter sur des allégations de meurtres et de torture attribués à des éléments de la Police Nationale

27 décembre 2011