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Disaster Displacement: A global review, 2008-2018

INTRODUCTION Disasters have triggered around 265 million displacements since IDMC began collecting data on the phenomenon in 2008, more than three times the figure for conflict and violence. Given...

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Haiti

De l’eau pour 5 000 personnes autour de Saint-Marc

Des puits à pompes manuelles sont en cours de forage dans trois communes rurales proches de Saint-Marc (Artibonite), afin d’améliorer l’accès à l’eau pour 5 000 personnes. « Les citoyens devaient...

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Haiti

Artibonite : ces travaux qui changent la vie aux Gonaïves

Cinq ans après les catastrophes naturelles qui avaient dévasté la Cité de l’Indépendance, Gonaïves renait. Asphaltage des rues, construction de canaux et de ponceaux : depuis octobre 2012, la ville...

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Cuba

Abrupt Shift from Drought to Flooding in Central Cuba

By Ivet González HAVANA, May 30, 2012 (IPS) - The sudden shift from drought to heavy rainfall that caused severe flooding in central Cuba drove home to the authorities the need to redesign...

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Cuba

Living in the Heart of Hurricane Alley in Cuba

HAVANA, May 24, 2012 (IPS) - In Los Palacios, a farming community in the western Cuban province of Pinar del Río, local residents are still working hard to rebuild after the damage caused by two of...

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Haiti

Rural Haiti: The issue is food

By Chris Herlinger/CWS Petite Riviere de l'Artibonite, Haiti-It was nearing the end of another hot, sunny day near Petite Riviere in the northern department, or province, of Artibonite, and Arnold...

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Cuba + 2 more

Latin Caribbean: Appeal No. MAA49002 Annual Report

This report covers the period 01 January 2009 to 31 December 2009. In brief Programme purpose: The Latin Caribbean Regional Representation implements the strategy outlined in the Federation of the...

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Haiti

Haïti : Préparation en vue de la saison des ouragans

Haïti - Des efforts sont déployés à travers Haïti en préparation des tempêtes tropicales et des ouragans qui constituent cette année un danger particulier en raison du million et demi de personnes...

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Haiti

HAITI - Preparing for the Hurricane Season

Efforts are being stepped up across Haiti in preparation for a summer of tropical storms and hurricanes, which this year pose a particular danger because of the 1.5 million displaced people living in...

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Haiti

UN WARNS OF FURTHER HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN HAITI

(Port au Prince/New York, 1 June 2010): The formal start of the hurricane season today - predicted to be even worse than usual - heralds a new and potentially worse crisis in the ongoing humanitarian...

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