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07 Dec 2017 description
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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the National School of Arts and Crafts (ENAM) have partnered with Les Cereales d’Haiti, S.A., a mid-sized organization in the grain industry in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to develop a 10-month training course for young bakers. This partnership brings the first vocational training school for bakers to Haiti and will allow participants to acquire skills needed for their future employment.

11 May 2017 description

by Sebastien Malo | @SebastienMalo | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 17:58 GMT

U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Secretary John Kelly must decide by May 23 whether to prolong Haiti's Temporary Protected Status

By Sebastien Malo

NEW YORK, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Activists on Wednesday urged U.S. authorities to extend a special immigration status for 50,000 refugees from earthquake-hit Haiti, fearing they may be thrown out of the United States.

03 Oct 2016 description

The DTM is a monitoring tool designed to provide timely and accurate information on the population and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) sites. It is a camp-based, rapid assessment that gathers information mainly through observation, physical counting and informant interviews. First rolled out in Haiti in March 2010, (DTM v1.0) was developed in collaboration with the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster and other partners taking into account the emergency information needs of various clusters immediately following the earthquake.

20 Jan 2016 description

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:10 GMT

By Anastasia Moloney

BOGOTA, Jan 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Haitians have been sidelined from reconstruction efforts following the earthquake that rocked Haiti six years ago, and a new approach is needed to give them more say in how billions of dollars of aid are spent, a Haitian former prime minister said.

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14 Jan 2016 description

Anastasia Moloney

BOGOTA, Jan 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, killed more than 200,000 people, levelled much of the capital Port-au-Prince and left 1.5 million Haitians homeless.

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23 Dec 2015 description
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(MissionNewswire) In 2015, more than 230 graduates of Salesian professional training schools in Fort-Liberté, Cap-Haitien, Cays and Port-au-Prince, Haiti received tool kits after successful completion of training programs thanks to a recent partnership between Salesian Missions and A Self-Help Assistance Program (ASAP). ASAP has helped thousands of families improve their own lives by providing skills, knowledge and tool kits to students in need.

04 Jun 2015 description
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(MissionNewswire) The reconstruction of a Salesian Youth Center in Fort Liberté, Haiti has been completed after the Jan 12, 2010 earthquake reduced it to rubble. The reconstruction project, made possible by many generous donors, was part of a promise by Salesian Missions, the U.S. Development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, to aid in the reconstruction of the country as well as provide relief to Haitians following the earthquake.

29 Jan 2015 description

I. INTRODUCTION

Le FRH est un fonds fiduciaire multi-bailleurs mis en place par le Gouvernement avec le soutien des bailleurs de fonds pour des financements en appui au Plan d’Action du Gouvernement haïtien (GH) pour le Redressement National et le Développement, à la suite du séisme de janvier 2010. La Banque Mondiale assure le Secrétariat ainsi que le rôle de Fiduciaire du Fonds.

13 Jan 2015 description
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In the initial aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, the Salesians were instrumental in emergency response and relief efforts. An integral part of the infrastructure in Haiti prior to the earthquake, they were among the first responders—providing shelter and medical aid; means to securely transport, store and distribute relief supplies and clean drinking water; and, perhaps most importantly, an understanding of how to get things done in Haiti.

12 Jan 2015 description
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(MissionNewswire) More than 1,100 youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien, Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable.

12 Jan 2015 description
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By MissionNewswire at January 9, 2015 | 12:09 pm |

(MissionNewswire) Despite ongoing reconstruction and infrastructure improvements that are helping to rebuild Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake that devastated the country, Haiti remains the poorest country in the Americas and one of the poorest in the world. According to the World Bank, over half of the country’s population of 10 million lives on less than $1 per day and approximately 80 percent live on less than $2 per day. The majority of Haitians lack adequate access to education, healthcare and nutritious food.

29 May 2014 description
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(MissionNewswire) Close to 1000 vulnerable youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable.

01 Mar 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ISSUE

  • The HRF Steering Committee set aside US$17.58 million for budget support to the Government (p. 2)

  • Eight emerging and non-conventional donors have contributed US$72 million to the HRF (p. 2)

  • Over 60% of allocated funds (US$182 million) have gone to improve housing, upgrade neighborhoods, manage debris, and reduce risks (pp. 3-6)

  • Five camps in the Jean-Marie Vincent and Pétion-Ville/Cite Maxo areas have been closed with over 12,450 households relocated (p. 8)

15 Jan 2014 description
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For various reasons, the Ushahidi-Haiti Project continues to be cited in numerous reports, book chapters, media articles and conferences more than two years after the devastating earthquake struck the city of Port-au-Prince resulting in massive casualties and loss of life. For many, the ad hoc initiative remains a major milestone in the field of crisis mapping. The project demonstrated the power of online volunteer networks and highlighted the potential of new technologies for humanitarian response.

14 Jan 2014 description
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(MissionNewswire) In the initial aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, the Salesians were instrumental in emergency response and relief efforts. An integral part of the infrastructure in Haiti prior to the earthquake, they were among the first responders—providing shelter and medical aid; means to securely transport, store and distribute relief supplies and clean drinking water; and, perhaps most importantly, an understanding of how to get things done in Haiti.

21 May 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ISSUE

  • HRF Financial Reserve increased to USD 99.78 million with additional USD 32.28 million for budget support (p.2)

  • HRF supports private sector development, particularly small and medium businesses (p.3)

  • Neighborhood Reconstruction Project relocates more than 10,000 people from « Parc Jean Marie Vincent » and « Pétion Ville club » camps (p.5)

  • 16/6 Project has economic and social impact on communities (p.5)

21 May 2013 description

A RETENIR

  • la Réserve Financière du FRH passe à 99.78 millions USD, avec 32.28 millions réservés pour l’appui budgétaire (p.2)

  • Le FRH appuie le développement du secteur privé, en particulier les petites et moyennes entreprises (p.3)

  • Le Projet de Reconstruction des Quartiers Défavorisés de Port-au-Prince reloge plus de 10 000 déplacés des Camps « Parc Jean Marie Vincent » et « Pétion Ville club » (p.5)

  • Le 16/6 a un impact économique et social important sur les communautés (p.5)

22 Feb 2013 description

Port-au-Prince, February, 22, 2013 - $28 million was reserved yesterday by the Steering Committee of the Haiti Reconstruction Fund (HRF) to support reconstruction through the Government’s budget. The chairperson of the meeting, Finance Minister Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie, pledged that the budget support would be used to finance the Government’s priority reconstruction projects. An additional $3.5 million was reserved to support investment in the education sector.

The Council of Ministers had previously requested that the HRF finance five priority investments:

18 Jan 2013 description

A RETENIR

  • 3 projets en restructuration sur demande du Gouvernement pour mieux servir les besoins de la reconstruction (p.2)

  • Le FRH supporte la reconstruction du système éducatif en Haïti (p.3)

  • Plus de 910 000 mètres cube de débris enlevés avec une production pour le dernier trimestre de 17,462 matériaux de construction recyclés (p.4)

  • La valeur totale du portefeuille du FRH est de 551 millions USD, incluant 277 millions USD de ressources mobilisées par le fonds pour des cofinancements (p.6)