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07 Dec 2017 description

Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localised drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report. Some 37 countries, 29 of which are in Africa, require external assistance for food, according to the report.

06 Dec 2017 description

Des conditions stables sauf dans les zones affectées par les aléas climatiques

MESSAGES CLÉS

30 Nov 2017 description
report AlterPresse

Haïti-Agriculture : Les initiatives de 11 organisations de producteurs ruraux retiennent l’attention des bailleurs

Cayes, 29 nov. 2017 [AlterPresse] --- Onze projets agricoles de stockage, de transformation et de commercialisation du maïs, du manioc, de l’arachide et du riz, portés par des Organisations de producteurs ruraux (Opr) du Sud viennent de recevoir un financement dans le cadre du Projet de Renforcement des Services Publics Agricoles (RESEPAG II), apprend AlterPresse.

28 Nov 2017 description

Port-Salut, le 14 novembre 2017 — Le Ministère de l’Environnement replante la mangrove de St Jean du Sud /Abacou.

23 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Haiti

Contexte

Les années 2015 et 2016 ont été marquées par une longue période de sécheresse ayant affecté presque tout le pays. Le pays commençait à peine à se remettre des conséquences de la sécheresse quand la péninsule sud du pays a été frappée sévèrement en octobre 2016 par le passage du cyclone Matthew. D’un autre côté, au niveau de la région nord du pays, des inondations localisées ont été enregistrées au cours de mois de novembre 2016.

22 Nov 2017 description

In September 2017, Haiti witnessed the passage of Hurricane Irma and Maria. Even though the impacts of the hurricanes were less than expected, they still reminded the humanitarian community of the vulnerability of Haiti to natural disasters. The IPC report for the period of October 2017 to February 2018 revealed that about 1.32 million people are facing severe acute food insecurity. The Department of Nord-Est, one of the departments most affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria, was classified in crisis phase.

21 Nov 2017 description
report Voice of America

After years of being shielded from deportation from the United States while their country recovers from a devastating 2010 earthquake, tens of thousands of Haitians will lose that security status.

"It was assessed overall that the extraordinary but temporary conditions that served as the basis of Haiti's most recent designation has sufficiently improved such that they no longer prevent nationals of Haiti from returning safely," a senior Trump administration official said during a briefing.

21 Nov 2017 description
  • Between now and the end of the lean season expected mid-2018, more than 1.3 million individuals, representing nearly 18% of the population, will face severe food insecurity according to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification analysis (October 2017) and struggle to ensure a minimal food intake. They require immediate assistance to cover their basic food needs.

21 Nov 2017 description
report Oxfam

ANDREA VERDEJA

Due to its geographical location, the Dominican Republic is highly prone to the impacts of natural hazards, which, in combination with the existing underlying factors of widespread inequality and impoverishment, result all too often in disaster. As a consequence, the country is faced with large scale disaster-induced displacements on a recurrent basis. Addressing protection as a key element of disaster risk management – at national, provincial, municipal and community level – is imperative in the quest to safeguard human rights during these emergency situations.

15 Nov 2017 description

12 mois après Matthew beaucoup a été fait par tous les partenaires relativement aux moyens disponibles.Mais l’enjeux principal reste encore celui de la réponse aux besoins des ménages ayant totalement perdu leur maison et se trouvant encore dans de conditions très précaires.

1.346.363: PERSONNES AFFECTEES

237.414: MAISONS AFFECTEES

DONT 103.907: HABITATIONS TOTALEMENT DETRUITES

10 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haïti, le 10 novembre 2017 -  Plus d’un an après le passage dévastateur de l’ouragan Matthew en Haïti, le Ministère de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales, le Comité Interministériel d'Aménagement du Territoire et la Banque mondiale ont rendu publics le premier atlas des risques naturels et une plateforme de données ouverte Haitidata.org.

10 Nov 2017 description
report CARE

On October 4, 2016, Hurricane Matthew passed through Haiti and significantly impacted its southern peninsula. The Category 4 hurricane caused 546 casualties, extensive damage and affected more than 2.1 million people.

10 Nov 2017 description
report Germanwatch

Climate Risk Index shows vulnerability of small island states

Increased intensity of storms takes a toll on small island states and poor countries / Since 1997, over 520,000 people have been killed by more than 11,000 extreme weather events

09 Nov 2017 description

Situation

  • Haiti is the only low-income country in the Americas and is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Three quarters of the population lives on less than $2 per day, making Haiti extremely vulnerable to price spikes in the global food market and natural disasters.

08 Nov 2017 description

Hurricane Matthew, which struck Haiti on October 4, 2016, is responsible for the worst humanitarian crisis in Haiti since the 2010 earthquake. Matthew caused major losses across the country, especially in the southwestern peninsula, destroying agricultural production and causing significant damage to houses and infrastructure.

08 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • Commemoration of the first anniversary of Hurricane Matthew. Despite the current response, humanitarian needs persist.

  • Hurricane Season: Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused 5 deaths in Haiti in September.

  • The humanitarian community has revised the budget of the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan with 34% decrease

KEY FIGURES

Number of IDPs still living in 27 camps set up in response to the 2010 earthquake (Sept. 2017) Source: DTM 37,667

08 Nov 2017 description

Points Saillants

• Commémoration du premier anniversaire de l’ ouragan Matthew . Malgré la réponse en cours, des besoins humanitaires persistent.

• Saison cyclonique : Les ouragans Irma et Maria ont fait 5 mort en Haïti en septembre.

• La communauté humanitaire a procédé à une révision du budget du Plan de Réponse Humanitaire 2017 avec une baisse de 34%.

CHIFFRES CLES

Nombre de déplacés dans 27 camps du séisme de 2010 (Sep. 2017) Source : DTM 37,667

01 Nov 2017 description

Haïti améliorera la provision de services en eau potable et assainissement de la zone métropolitaine de Port-au Prince et des zones rurales particulièrement touchées par l’ouragan Matthew grâce à une subvention de 65 millions US $ de la Banque interaméricaine de développement (BID).