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29 Apr 2014 description
The toolkit brings together four years of lessons learned and best practices relating to camps, registration and shelter in the aftermath of an emergency, especially regarding internal displacement.
05 Sep 2013 description
Latest figures show 100,000 projected new cholera cases in 2013 and 1.5 million people facing severe food insecurity. 72,500 IDPs are facing a high risk of eviction.
31 Jul 2013 description
1.5 million people face severe food insecurity and risk facing a nutritional crisis. 72,500 IDPs are at high risk of eviction. 100,000 new cholera cases are projected in 2013.
09 Jul 2013 description
The funding requirements of this year's humanitarian action plan have increased, especially for food security and preparedness and response to the hurricane season.
03 Jun 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
02 Apr 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
13 Mar 2013 description
347,000 IDPs are still in camps and need assistance. There is a potential for 118,000 new cholera cases. 2.1 million people face severe food insecurity and risk facing a nutritional crisis. More than 50% of communes were affected by Hurricane Sandy and Tropical Storm Isaac and floods in Nord department.
06 Feb 2013 description
1.5 million Haitians are extremely exposed to food insecurity due to the combined effects of drought, Tropical Storm Isaac and Hurricane Sandy. Significant financial resources are needed to prevent a food and nutrition crisis in 2013.
14 Jan 2013 description
A survey shows that 85 per cent of 140 rural municipalities have been severely affected by the droughts, Tropical Storm Isaac and/or Hurricane Sandy
31 Dec 2012 description
The UN in Haiti is strongly committed to “accompagnement” of Haiti in its aspirations for greater autonomy, stronger governance, development and reduction in the vulnerability of the majority living in poverty
17 Dec 2012 description
The alarming situation of the departmental health systems seems not to be reflected in official information at central level. Should the situation persist, the number of new cholera cases in 2013 may range between 118,000 and 120,000
12 Dec 2012 description
New infographic highlights drop of level in funding since the earthquake
31 Oct 2012 description
The impact of these shocks on crop production, seasonal income, and savings has significantly increased the size of Haiti’s food-insecure population since September.
29 Oct 2012 description
This week, renewed violence between Arakan Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims took place in Rahkin state in Myanmar, affecting an estimated 28,000 people. Sectarian violence between the two communities in June already left more than 75,000 people displaced. Despite a four-day truce that was supposed to...
22 Oct 2012 description
This week, armed violence continued to escalate in Syria with heavy fighting occurring in Homs, Daraa, Deir Ezzor, Idlib, Latakia, Aleppo and Damascus. The Government has been accused of using cluster munitions in populated areas. There is an increasing risk of regional spill over, the most recent...
22 Oct 2012 description
685.000 élèves de plus de 2.000 écoles haïtiennes recevront cette année du soutien aux cantines scolaires. Dans le cadre du projet de soutien aux cantines scolaires du Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM), les enfants scolarisés auront accès à un plat chaud par jour, pendant les cinq jours...
10 Oct 2012 description
La sécurité alimentaire aggravée par des pertes des cultures et la hausse des prix Messages Clefs La période sèche enregistrée à travers le pays en mai et juin pendant la phase critique du développement des cultures de printemps a provoqué des pertes de recolte estimées à plus de 40...
26 Sep 2012 description
Santo Domingo, 25 de septiembre de 2012.- La Unión Europea, a través de la Comisión Europea y su Departamento de Ayuda Humanitaria y Protección Civil (ECHO), expresa su solidaridad con los afectados por la tormenta tropical Isaac en República Dominicana y ha decidido destinar 822,000euros (algo...
19 Sep 2012 description
Poor spring crop harvest, rising prices, and passage of Hurricane Isaac heighten food insecurity Tropical Storm Isaac struck Nippes and the Western and Southeastern Departments, damaging farm infrastructure and destroying crops. In areas where drought conditions caused spring crops to fail, food...
14 Sep 2012 description
La Direction de la Protection Civile (DPC) et les organisations humanitaires du Centre dont la Croix Rouge haïtienne, l’Agence pour la Coopération Technique et le Développement (ACTED), World Vision et la Direction de l’Eau Potable et de l’Assainissement (DINEPA) ont distribué ce mercredi...