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05 Aug 2019 description

On January 12th 2010, an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude hit Haiti, resulting in the destruction of more than 300,000 buildings and the displacement of 1.5 million people.

12 Jun 2019 description
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Oxfam GB: Summary of Inquiry findings and conclusions
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Oxfam GB: Statement of the results of an Inquiry
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Oxfam GB: Official Warning
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Annex 3: iNEQE Independent Safeguarding Review of Oxfam GB

Charity Commission reports on inquiry into Oxfam GB: “No charity is more important than the people it serves or the mission it pursues”

Regulator finds culture of "tolerating poor behaviour" at Oxfam GB and concludes charity “failed to meet promises made”

Published 11 June 2019
From: The Charity Commission
Charity Commission Inquiry report into Oxfam GB

23 May 2019 description
report ALNAP

Following from ALNAP research on the importance of understanding urban contexts to improve humanitarian response, 'Barrio Mio and Katye: PCI's neighbourhood approach in cities' is the first in a series of case studies showcasing examples of humanitarian projects operating effectively in complex urban environments.

21 Feb 2019 description


En 2018, Haïti a subi une période d’importante sécheresse, des inondations et un séisme, tandis que le pays fait toujours face aux épidémies de choléra, de diphtérie et de malaria, à une crise migratoire avec les déplacements volontaires ou contraints de populations haïtiennes en provenance de la République dominicaine ou d’autres pays de la région Amérique latine et Caraïbes, et à des problèmes récurrents de protection.

21 Feb 2019 description


In 2018, Haiti suffered a period of severe drought, floods and an earthquake, at a time the country is still facing epidemics of cholera, diphtheria and malaria, a migration crisis with the voluntary or forced displacement of Haitian populations from the Dominican Republic or other countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region, and recurrent protection problems.

17 Feb 2019 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only; it reflects the current situation and details available at this time.

The situation

Since January 2019 large protests has taken place in the capital and other cities of Haiti leaving people dead and several injured.

09 Feb 2019 description

Le 31 janvier dernier, une conférence débat autour du thème « Évolution de la connaissance et de la prévention du risque sismique en Haïti » a été organisée à Port-au-Prince, sous les hospices notamment du Ministère des Travaux Publics, Transports et Communications (MTPTC), à travers le Bureau des Mines et de l’Énergie (BME) et l’Unité Technique de Sismologie (UTS) ; du Ministère de la Planification et de la Coopération Externe à travers le Centre National de l'Information Géo-Spatiale (CNIGS); du programme de master géoscience de la Faculté des Sciences de l’Université d’État …

07 Feb 2019 description

Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions, as well as political and economic crises. Between FY 2009 and FY 2018, 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.

23 Jan 2019 description
report UNOPS

A new publication detailing the history and future of UNOPS launched at WEF in Davos

Hidden Champions: Smart solutions to impossible challenges – the first comprehensive account ever to be written about UNOPS – reveals unique stories from the organization. The book includes exclusive material on undercover and behind-the-scenes missions and projects in Syria, Yemen, Haiti and beyond.

HIDDEN CHAMPIONS The first comprehensive account ever to be written about UNOPS reveals unique stories from the organization.

13 Jan 2019 description
report UN News Service

La moitié de la capitale détruite, 250 000 morts et 1 million d'habitants déplacés. Tel est le bilan du séisme qui a frappé Haïti il y a neuf ans, le 12 janvier 2010.

Les membres du personnel de la Mission des Nations Unies en Haïti ont également été touchés et 102 d'entre eux ont péri lors de la catastrophe, dont l’Envoyé spécial du Secrétaire général, Hédi Annabi et son adjoint, Luiz Carlos da Costa.

12 Jan 2019 description

Haiti: Relief and Reconstruction Watch
Written by Jake Johnston

Years since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti: 9

Estimated number of aftershocks that measured 4.5 or greater: 59

Number of people who died in the earthquake, according to Haitian government: 316,000

Number of people displaced: 1,300,000

12 Jan 2019 description
report UN News Service

Half a capital city destroyed, 220,000 reported dead and 1 million residents displaced. This was the toll of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which struck on 12 January, 9 years ago.

Staff at the UN Mission in Haiti were also affected, and there were 102 UN casualties, including the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy, Hédi Annabi and his deputy, Luiz Carlos da Costa. It was the “biggest single loss of life in the history of UN Peacekeeping,” the then-President of the UN Staff Union, Stephen Kisambira, said at the time.

11 Jan 2019 description

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti, killing 230,000 people and injuring more than 300,000 others.

In the wake of the disaster, Humanity & Inclusion ramped up its operations, and mobilized about 600 people who deployed unprecedented levels of resources and assistance.

Humanity & Inclusion's impact, by the numbers:

11 Jan 2019 description
report AlterPresse

Par Ronald Colbert

P-au-P, 10 janv. 2019 [AlterPresse] --- Neuf années après le tremblement de terre dévastateur du mardi 12 janvier 2010, au cours duquel plus de 300 mille personnes ont été tuées et d’importants dégâts matériels enregistrés, une grande partie de la population en Haïti continue de craindre les effets possibles des secousses telluriques, relève l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

Malgré beaucoup de séances de sensibilisation, réalisées sur le territoire national, depuis l’année 2010, des comportements à risques sont observés un peu partout.

10 Jan 2019 description
report Voice of America

The rate and extent of Haiti's recovery after a devastating earthquake is at the center of a trial in New York City that will determine if the Trump administration can end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals.

The case centers around the special status granted to roughly 50,000 people from Haiti to live and work in the U.S. temporarily after the earthquake in 2010. In addition, the Center for Migration Studies estimates that Haitian TPS holders have 27,000 children who were born on U.S. soil.

14 Nov 2018 description

Orphanages have become a lucrative business in developing countries, leading to the trafficking of children to fill them

By Emma Batha

LONDON, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of children around the world live in orphanages, but child rights experts say most are not orphans.

Orphanages have become a lucrative business in developing countries, attracting generous funding. This has led to the trafficking of children to fill them, according to charities Forget Me Not and Lumos.

31 Aug 2018 description


Tansey CM, Pringle J, Davé A, Boulanger R, Hunt M. Earthquakes to Floods: A Scoping Review of Health-related Disaster Research in Low- and Middle-income Countries. PLOS Currents Disasters. 2018 Aug 30 . Edition 1. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.57d98a902a326361d88d54521e68b016.


Catherine M. Tansey, John Pringle, Anushree Davé, Renaud Boulanger, Matthew Hunt