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12 Jan 2018 description
Revised Humanitarian Response Plan has been launched to provide critical life-saving, protection and livelihoods assistance to 2.2 million Haitians out of an estimated 2.8 million people in need.
13 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF, working with governments and partners, has been able to support children, families and communities through programmes focused on recovery and resilience.
03 Oct 2017 description
With the commitment of cholera-affected countries, technical partners and donors, as many as 20 countries could eliminate disease transmission by 2030.
03 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The disease is currently at its lowest level since the beginning of the epidemic largely due to effective coordination and an increased number of rapid response teams.
13 Jul 2017 description
report UN General Assembly
UN General Assembly adopted a resolution backing the new approach to cholera in Haiti, including the establishment of UN Haiti Cholera Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund.
04 May 2017 description
The disaster-prone region experienced situations ranging from natural disasters to the spread of dengue and Zika, with more than 3.5 million lives at risk from drought in Central America.
17 Apr 2017 description
report UN News Service
The UN-backed national and international efforts have led to a 90 per cent reduction in the number of suspected cases of cholera compared with the peak of the epidemic in 2011.
04 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED
Alors que la phase de première urgence se termine, quelque 1,4 million d'Haïtiens ont besoin d'aide humanitaire immédiate. Les départements du Grand Sud, frappés directement, se relèvent difficilement.
22 Feb 2017 description
report UN News Service
The $2.6 million grant from Japan will help finance interventions across the island nation with an emphasis on the cholera-prone departments of Center, North, West, Grand'Anse, Sud (South), and Artibonite.
06 Feb 2017 description
Haiti is still affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises, further aggravated by the devastating October 2016 category-4 Hurricane Matthew.
11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF is working with the Government to address the lasting impacts on children, including protracted food insecurity, persistent risk of disease, and disruptions to educational infrastructure.
09 Jan 2017 description
The security situation remains volatile but it is also under observation by all the key humanitarian partners so that it is not affecting the ongoing humanitarian response in Grand’Anse.
07 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Floods and the effects of Hurricane Matthew have left the state of infrastructure in serious need of repair. Many remote villages are still inaccessible by roads, if roads exist.
05 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Selon l'UNICEF, l'eau potable est davantage disponible, et les écoles et de nombreux centres de soins ont rouvert leurs portes. Les zones les plus difficiles d’accès reçoivent aussi de l’aide.
28 Dec 2016 description
The project will target some 16,000 children between age six and 18, who have been excluded from school as a result of damages caused by Hurricane Matthew.
16 Dec 2016 description
report UN General Assembly
The Assembly called on Member States, relevant United Nations bodies and other partners to provide their full support to the new approach, which includes the provision of material assistance to the victims of the nearly six-year-long outbreak.
25 Nov 2016 description
The hurricane has resulted in the largest humanitarian crisis in Haiti since the 2010 earthquake. To date, funding has met only 32% of identified needs covered by donor contributions.
21 Nov 2016 description
The hurricane, which hit the southern parts of the country on 4 October 2016, has disrupted education for more than 100,000 children, with over 770 schools affected, 150 of which are currently used as shelters.
11 Nov 2016 description
Au vu de l’ampleur des ravages causés par l’ouragan Matthew, l'appel de fonds pour aider la Croix-Rouge haïtienne a été révisé à la hausse afin d'assurer les opérations humanitaires et de relèvement.
09 Nov 2016 description
Health workers and criesurs, or town criers, are being mobilized to vaccinate some 800,000 people living in 16 communes in the departments of Sud and Grand'Anse.