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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.
10 Nov 2017 description
report Germanwatch
In 2016, Haiti was hit by the strongest hurricane in over 50 years and Fiji was struck by Cyclone Winston. Thus Haiti ranks first and Fiji third in the index of the most-affected countries in 2016.
05 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Results of malnutrition screening show the need for continuing care with 7,443 cases of acute malnutrition including 2,343 cases of severe and 5,100 cases of moderate acute malnutrition.
06 Sep 2017 description
An aircraft departs Dubai 7 September bound for Haiti carrying some 80 metric tons of emergency food supplies and other equipment on behalf of WFP, CARE and Catholic Relief Services.
17 Aug 2017 description
Más de 85.000 haitianos han emigrado a Brasil, Chile y Argentina, reveló un nuevo informe de la OIM y el MERCOSUR. La nación que ha acogido a la mayoría es Brasil, con 67.000 residencias concedidas.
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.
24 May 2017 description
Los nuevos fondos se utilizarán para fortalecer la resiliencia de las comunidades locales y apoyar las necesidades de seguridad alimentaria de las poblaciones afectadas por desastres naturales.
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.
05 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED
The massive destruction of plants, harvest, seedlings, seed stocks and irrigation systems, the loss of basic equipment and soil devaluation, have paralysed food production.
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.
06 Mar 2017 description
The three-year recovery plan seeks to reduce disaster risks, improve multi-hazard early warning systems, and reduce the exposure of poor communities to the risk of storms, earthquakes and other hazards.
03 Mar 2017 description
The Americas region meets next week to discuss the best way forward to reduce disaster losses as a new Post Disaster Needs Analysis demonstrates the full impact of Hurricane Matthew.
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.
04 Jan 2017 description
report Oxfam
OCHA figures show that 806,000 people are at an extreme level of food insecurity, and an estimated 750,000 people do not have safe water for drinking, cooking, and washing. A $139m UN fund is 38% underfunded.