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26 Jan 2016 description

Posted by Jenny Petrow and Carolina A. Cardona

23 Jan 2015 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.

09 Jan 2015 description

Fact Sheet
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 8, 2015

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.

14 Mar 2013 description

The maternity ward at the State University Hospital of Haiti (HUEH) was inaugurated this Friday, March 8, 2013, to coincide with International Women’s Day. Two hundred hygiene kits were distributed, and HUEH provided information addressing women’s health issues, such as family planning, sexually transmitted diseases, prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and free urogenital lesion screenings.

28 Feb 2013 description

On Monday, February 25, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Pamela A. White, CDC Director Tom Frieden, Haitian Minister of Public Health and Population, Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, representatives from donor partners as well as other U.S. and Haitian officials attended the inauguration of two new public health buildings in Port-au-Prince. These buildings were supported through a partnership between CDC, CDC Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Proteus On-Demand and the medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company).

11 Jan 2013 description

In early 2009, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made Haiti a foreign policy priority and committed to working to change the way we partnered with Haiti. For more than three and a half years, the U.S. Government (USG) has worked closely to be a good partner to the government and people of Haiti. After the devastating earthquake of 2010, the U.S. worked to support the Government of Haiti (GOH) and meet the most immediate life-saving and life-sustaining needs on the ground. For some time the U.S.

21 Sep 2012 description

Fact Sheet
OFFICE OF THE HAITI SPECIAL COORDINATOR
September 19, 2012

Challenges

24 Jul 2012 description

Remarks Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC July 24, 2012

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good morning. It’s a great personal pleasure for me to have this opportunity to welcome the Prime Minister of Haiti. Prime Minister Lamothe is someone who comes to this job on behalf of his country with a lot of private sector experience, a lot of commitment. And we are delighted to be working with you.

07 Jun 2012 description

Report
Office of the Haiti Special Coordinator
June 6, 2012

25 Apr 2012 description

On Thursday, April 26, 2012, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, signed contracts with two firms – including one that is a consortium with a Haitian construction company – for the development and construction of 750 units of earthquake- and hurricane-resistant housing on the Caracol-Ekam site in Haiti’s Northern Development Corridor, and 156 units in the community of Cabaret to the north of the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area.

16 Jan 2012 description

Posted by Charley Johnson and Priya Jaisinghani/January 17,2012

Charley Johnson serves as a Presidential Management Fellow, and Priya Jaisinghani serves as a Supervisory Program Officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Two years after the earthquake, Haiti is rebuilding not just brick by brick, but click by click.

12 Jan 2012 description

Two years after a powerful earthquake devastated Haiti, significant progress has been made, particularly over the past year. There is much left to do, and the success of Haiti’s recovery will ultimately be up to the Haitians themselves. The United States Government (USG) and its international partners are working closely with the Government of Haiti (GOH) to improve conditions for people throughout the country and create prospects for a better future.

21 Apr 2011 description

Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC April 20, 2011

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good afternoon, everyone. It is a great pleasure and an honor for me to welcome the President-elect to the State Department on behalf of the United States Government, and to formally congratulate President-elect Martelly on his victory in the election.

08 Apr 2011 description

Haiti is a constitutional republic with a population of approximately 9.9 million. On January 12, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the country, killing an estimated 230,000 persons and directly affecting approximately three million others. The country has a multiparty political system. Presidential and legislative elections occurred on November 28. Allegations of fraud and irregularities raised questions regarding the preliminary tally and prompted the president and the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) to request a review by the Organization of American States.

09 Feb 2011 description

Introduction

"With the right tools, training, and leadership, our diplomats and development experts can defuse crises before they explode. Creating new opportunities for advancing democracy, promoting sustainable economic growth, and strengthening the rule of law in fragile states are all overlapping and mutually reinforcing endeavors. They cut across bureaus and offices and agencies. They demand not just the skills of our State Department diplomats and USAID development experts, but also the expertise of civilian specialists across the U.S.

10 Jan 2011 description

Special Briefing

USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Eric Goosby, Centers for Disease Control Director Thomas Frieden And USAID Haiti Mission Director Carleene Dei

Via Teleconference

Washington, DC

January 10, 2011

MR. TONER: Thank you and good afternoon. And thanks once again for joining us. As many of you know, this is the third of three briefings that we've set up in advance of Wednesday's one-year anniversary of the tragic earthquake that struck Haiti.

10 Jan 2011 description

By Mark Trainer

Washington - In the year since a powerful earthquake struck Haiti, an unprecedented international effort has mobilized to bring relief to the country while confronting obstacles both pre-existing the quake and directly caused by it.

When the 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti just before 5 p.m.

08 Jan 2011 description

Office of the Haiti Special Coordinator

Fact Sheet

The Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC) is the planning body for the Haitian recovery. To ensure that the reconstruction is Haitian-led, the U.S.

08 Jan 2011 description

Office of the Haiti Special Coordinator

Fact Sheet

Since the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the U.S. government has spent $1.1 billion in humanitarian relief assistance and an additional $406 million in recovery assistance.

At the New York donors' conference on March 31, 2010, the U.S. government pledged an additional $1.15 billion for reconstruction and has spent $332 million of that assistance in the last year.