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31 Dec 2012 description


  • US$144 million is required to address the humanitarian needs of over 1 million Haitians in 2013.

  • The downward trend in the cholera epidemic continued in 2012, but 118,000 people could face cholera in 2013.

  • Some 358,000 people remain in IDP camps where urgent humanitarian needs persist.

  • Progress continues in moving to Haitian-led humanitarian coordination.

31 Dec 2012 description
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MARIANO FERNáNDEZ Amunátegui - Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Haiti

The current political situation in Haiti is characterized by a stabilization process that, although fragile, shows promise and must be nurtured. Enduring political stability is the key to strengthening the country’s governance institutions, promoting socio-economic development, and attracting foreign investment.

31 Dec 2012 description


Surrounded by shattered buildings and a massive concrete wall pock-marked by shell holes and small bullet craters, I met Malaika Issack. What could drive anyone to seek shelter in a city like Mogadishu, scarred by twenty years of war?

27 Dec 2012 description
report Swiss Red Cross

Le 12 janvier 2013, trois ans se seront écoulés depuis le violent séisme qui a dévasté Haïti. Dans la zone rurale sinistrée des alentours de Léogane, cent maçons auront terminé leur formation. Signe que les habitants de l’Etat insulaire des Grandes Antilles sont prêts à aller de l’avant.

24 Dec 2012 description
report The New York Times

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A few days after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake, Reginald Boulos opened the gates of his destroyed car dealership to some 14,000 displaced people who settled on the expansive property. Seven months later, eager to rebuild his business, he paid the families $400 each to leave Camp Boulos and return to their devastated neighborhoods.

Read the full report on the New York Times.

21 Dec 2012 description

Haïti, trois ans plus tard… depuis le séisme dévastateur du 12 janvier 2010, d’énormes d’efforts ont été consentis pour aider le gouvernement à atteindre ses objectifs et améliorer les conditions de vie des Haïtiennes et Haïtiens.

21 Dec 2012 description

Nutritional assistance provided to people still struggling to rebuild their lives three years after the earthquake helps mothers raise healthy children.

PORT-AU-PRINCE --Three years after the earthquake, there are fewer tents, fewer people at the site of the old military airport in Port-au-Prince. Many have found a roof to put over their heads, but thousands are still living between abandoned old planes and helicopters in what used to be one of Port-au-Prince’s biggest camps.

20 Dec 2012 description
report IRIN
  • Civil-military coordination in health aid problematic
  • More rules of engagement needed
  • Haiti, Afghanistan highlight weaknesses
  • “Politico-health” facilities potentially dangerous

NEW YORK, 20 December 2012 (IRIN) - Delivering health aid to hotspots including Haiti and Afghanistan has brought together - and at times pitted against one another - humanitarians and militaries in an uneasy but increasingly necessary union.

20 Dec 2012 description

Humanitarian action in Haiti over the last three years has helped improve the lives of over 1.5 million Haitians. Almost three years after the devastating earthquake in 2010 that cost the lives of 217,300 people and left 2.1 million homeless, humanitarian action has accomplished significant tangible results. From 2010 to 2012, humanitarian actors ensured adequate services to the 1.5 million displaced after the earthquake and helped return or relocate 77% of these people out of camps.

19 Dec 2012 description

Three Years After: A Haitian Church for the Future By Darren Hercyk, Country Representative for CRS in Haiti

It is now three years since the massive January 12 earthquake shook Haiti and ended so many lives. But that day also launched a wave of compassion and generosity for Haiti from Americans. Three years on, Catholics in the US should know what is being done in Haiti in their name.

19 Dec 2012 description

Port-au-Prince, le 18 décembre 2012 – La Mission des Nations Unies pour la Stabilisation en Haïti (MINUSTAH) informe le public que, sa mission étant arrivée à son terme, la compagnie de génie militaire coréenne de la MINUSTAH déployée à Léogâne depuis le 30 mars 2010, quittera Haïti le 22 décembre prochain.

18 Dec 2012 description

The UN and humanitarian partners appealed on 18 December for US$144 million to help more than a million Haitians in 2013. The funding will allow aid agencies to respond to food insecurity, cholera and the displacement crisis in the Caribbean country.

Read the full story on UNOCHA News.

17 Dec 2012 description


  • Les récentes catastrophes ayant affecté la production agricole ont conduit plus de la moitié de la population rurale en insécurité alimentaire.

  • 151 080 810 US $ ; tel est le montant du Cap 2012 révisé à la hausse.

  • Les inondations dans le grand Nord et les Nippes laissent 3 000 personnes en situation d’extrême précarité.

  • Plus de 100 000 nouveaux cas de choléra prévus en 2013.

13 Dec 2012 description
report AlertNet

BOGOTA (AlertNet) – Nearly three years after a major earthquake hit Haiti, political stability remains fragile and reconstruction is slow, while public protests and donor fatigue are growing.

On top of that, a cholera epidemic and a series of natural disasters, from drought to hurricanes, have swept the impoverished Caribbean nation.

Read more on AlertNet

08 Dec 2012 description

Les conclusions de ce rapport EMMUS V, qui compile des données recueillies entre janvier et juin 2012 dans le pays à l’initiative du Ministère de la Santé publique et de la Population,( MSPP), montrent que la majorité de la population haïtienne (65 %) utilise désormais de l’eau potable.

Un peu moins d’un tiers des ménages (30 %) dispose de toilettes « améliorées », c’est-à-dire des toilettes avec chasse manuelle qui sont soit connectées à un système d’égout, soit reliées à une fosse septique, mais partagées avec d’autres ménages.

06 Dec 2012 description

A new report [PDF] on gender-based violence (GBV) in Haiti “suggests that adolescent girls are disproportionately suffering social and violent aftershocks of the earthquake,” including “unwanted and early pregnancies, illegal abortions, and child abandonment” which have increased, while “reports link cases to sexual violence and increased ‘survival sex’ in teenage girls.”

27 Nov 2012 description

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2013/01000


The date for the submission of proposals indicated under Assessment round 1 has been postponed by one month (14/01/2013) to allow partners who are currently prioritising response to humanitarian needs arising from Hurricane Sandy to formulate a funding request to DG ECHO.