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13 Feb 2018 description

Se firmó hoy en La Habana el acuerdo para concretar la segunda contribución de la cooperación italiana a la “Plataforma Articulada para el Desarrollo Integral Territorial”, PADIT, con la participación de funcionarios del Ministerio del Comercio Exterior y la Inversión Extranjera (MINCEX) y del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Cuba (MINREX).

12 Feb 2018 description

The United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team is part of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the international emergency response system for sudden-onset emergencies. UNDAC was created in 1993. It is designed to help the United Nations and governments of disaster-affected countries during the first phase of a sudden-onset emergency. UNDAC, as a tool of OCHA, also assists in the coordination of incoming international relief at national level and/or at the site of the emergency.

09 Feb 2018 description

to assist
461 000 people

FAO requires
USD 22 million

January – December 2018

Haiti remains affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises exacerbated by the impact of Hurricane Matthew (2016) and to a lesser extent Hurricanes Irma and Maria (2017), which have severely disrupted food production, impacting overall food security.


FAO is working with partners in the Food Security Cluster to:

07 Feb 2018 description

Port-au-Prince, le 24 janvier 2018 -  Le Directeur pays de l'Agence Coréenne de Coopération Internationale (KOICA), M. Youngsun Jung et la Directrice pays du Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD), Mme Yvonne Helle, ont signé, ce mercredi 24 janvier 2018, deux accords de financement totalisant près de 7 millions de dollars américains pour la mise en œuvre de deux nouvelles initiatives.

07 Feb 2018 description
report Direct Relief

When she walks through the clinic doors of the Maison de Naissance clinic each morning, Imene Rigeur doesn’t know exactly what the day has in store. On any given shift, Rigeur’s work at the Haiti birthing clinic can range from patient intake in the waiting room, to counseling, consultations or delivering babies.

Each of the midwives, nurses and staff at Maison de Naissance have a host of stories about the mothers they’ve aided and the babies they’ve helped enter the world.

01 Feb 2018 description


Visite de 6 Représentants Permanents de Pays membres de la FAO en Haïti

Réhabilitation des moyens d’existence de 1.250 pêcheurs dans la Grand’Anse

Création officielle du Front Parlementaire contre la Faim en Haïti (FPFH)

Renforcement des capacités de gestion de 32 transformateurs de produits agricoles

Visite de la Ministre à la Condition Féminine et du Représentant de la FAO dans le Nord-Est

Construction d’une écloserie d’une capacité de production de 200.000 alevins

31 Jan 2018 description


• The results of the IPC (Integrated Food Security Phase Classification) exercise conducted in October 2017 show that the food security situation has improved overall, especially thanks to the good spring harvest. But despite this improvement, 1.32 million people remain in IPC Phase 3 “Crisis” and 3 million in IPC Phase 2 “Stress”.

31 Jan 2018 description

Sector Overview

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs represent vital components of USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) responses to slow - and rapid -onset di sasters and complex emergencies , which render populations more susceptible to illness and death from waterborne and communicable diseases.

31 Jan 2018 description

Sector Overview

As part of its effort to ensure rapid responses to humanitarian emergencies around the world, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance ( USAID/OFDA ) stores emergency relief supplies , such as blankets, hygiene kits, kitchen sets, plastic sheeting, and water containers, at warehouses in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Miami, United States; Pisa, Italy; and Subang, Malaysia.

30 Jan 2018 description

Au cours de l’année 2017, le contexte humanitaire en Haïti a notamment évolué. Selon les rapports IPC publiés en février et octobre 2017, le nombre de personnes en insécurité alimentaire est passé de 2,35 millions de personnes en phase de crise à 1,32 million. Les personnes déplacées vivant dans les camps suite au séisme de 2010 ont diminué de 46 691 dans 31 camps à 37 667 dans 26 camps. De même, le nombre de personnes dans le besoin d’assistance humanitaire suite à l’ouragan Matthew qui était de 1,4 million en janvier 2017 a été réduit à 1 million en décembre 2017.

30 Jan 2018 description

The humanitarian context in Haiti notably evolved in 2017. According to the IPC reports published in February and October 2017, the number of people living in food insecurity (crisis phase) decreased from 2.35 million to 1.32 million during these two periods. Displaced persons remaining in camps following the 2010 earthquake reduced from 46,691 in 31 camps to 37,667 in 26 camps. In addition, the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance following Hurricane Matthew reduced from 1.4 million in October 2016 to 1 million in October 2017.

30 Jan 2018 description
report Lambi Fund of Haiti

Washington, D.C. - The Lambi Fund of Haiti, located in Washington D.C. and Port au Prince, Haiti, will launch 9 various projects with smallholder farmers in Kavayon, Manich and Okay to improve family livelihoods and create income-generating opportunities in the southwest corridor of Haiti.

The project is funded by a $ 139,321 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Michigan.

24 Jan 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

On October 4, 2016 a category 4 hurricane ravaged the Southwestern province of Grand Anse and the Lower Northwestern part of Haiti. The impact of Hurricane Matthew, which was responsible for a death toll of over one thousand people was intensified by a loss of agriculture and livelihoods, public infrastructure and the destruction of many houses.

“Thanks to God the children were not hurt, but I couldn’t save anything. Rocks fell in the house, destroying my belongings. There was nothing left.” - Marie Rose Thermie, a single mother to six children.

23 Jan 2018 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) On Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, exactly eight years after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, Salesian missionaries held Catholic Mass and a ceremony at the Salesian-run National School of Arts and Crafts (ENAM) in Port-au-Prince. The ceremony, presided by Father Morachel Bonhomme, vicar of the vice province of Haiti, drew a large number of Salesian missionaries, post-novices, aspirants, pre-novices, staff and teachers from ENAM and the Little Schools of Father Bohnen (OPEPB).

19 Jan 2018 description

Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are highly vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, 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.

16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Radio

Depuis le tremblement de terre dévastateur de 2010 en Haïti, cette île des Caraïbes n'a pas été épargné par des évènements climatiques extrêmes tels que Sandy, Matthew, ou encore Maria. Sa situation géographique, entre la mer des Caraïbes et l'océan Atlantique la rend vulnérable à ces aléas climatiques et qui, selon les experts, devraient devenir de plus en plus fréquents dans les années à venir.

15 Jan 2018 description


Dear readers

Since its inception over ten years ago, the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) has progressed from its early focus on the development of technical tools and materials and filling research gaps to a much greater emphasis on strengthening country coordination and providing surge support to secure appropriate and high-quality nutrition programming in emergency contexts.

12 Jan 2018 description

On 11 January, the Humanitarian Country Team in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation launched the revised Multi-Year Humanitarian Response Plan (2017-2018). In support of the Government response, the plan requires $252 million to provide critical life-saving, protection and livelihoods assistance to 2.2 million Haitians out of an estimated 2.8 million people in need.

11 Jan 2018 description


François Grünewald and Véronique de Geoffroy

11 Jan 2018 description

Port-au-Prince- jeudi 11 janvier 2018- Le Gouvernement Haïtien et la communauté humanitaire ont lancé aujourd´hui un appel de fonds de 252,2 millions de dollars en vue de répondre aux besoins humanitaires urgents de 2,2 millions de personnes à travers le Plan de Réponse Humanitaire révisé 2017-2018 (phase 2018.