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Climatic change included in the National Risk and Disaster Management Plan

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, September 22, 2014 (DPC) - The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), with the support of the Department of Civil Protection (DPC) of the Ministry of the Interior and of Territorial Assemblies (MICT) of Haiti, is conducting a workshop from September 22 to September 26, 2014, on the integration of climate change considerations into the Comprehensive Disaster Management Country Work Programme of Haiti.

Haiti Sitrep #12

Friday, February 5, 2010

MESSAGE: 7.0 HAITI EARTHQUAKE UPDATE #12 (As at 12:00 hrs, February 5, 2010)


Haiti continues to recover from the Earthquake of January 12, 2010.

The Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive indicated that there were more than 200,000 people dead, 300,000 injuries treated, 250,000 destroyed houses, and 30,000 disrupted businesses as of February 3.

Haiti Earthquake Update #11

MESSAGE: 7.0 HAITI EARTHQUAKE UPDATE #11 (As at 16:00 hrs, January 31, 2010)


Emergency relief and response operations continue in Haiti following the earthquake on January 12 2010. There has been a mass exodus out of the capital Port au Prince with migration of people to the north and southwest of the Island totaling around 235,000.

The Government of Haiti remains challenged in managing and coordinating the relief efforts. Requests have been made to CARICOM to support the urgent needs for supplies related to the provision of shelter and other humanitarian aid.

Haiti Earthquake Update #9 CARICOM Strengthening Haiti Relief Activities

MESSAGE: 7.0 HAITI EARTHQUAKE UPDATE #9 CARICOM Strengthening Haiti Relief Activities (As at 16:00 hrs, January 21, 2010)


An aftershock of magnitude 6.1 was felt as late as yesterday January 20, 2010 in Haiti. No significant damages were reported as a result of the aftershock.

However, the situation on the island is improving slowly. Efforts are being made to clean the main thoroughfares and collect some of the garbage off the streets. There are at least two areas where garbage is set on fire in an attempt to dispose of it.

Commerce has restarted throughout the city of Port-au-Prince along the roadside with hundreds of vendors selling from cooked food to gasoline and general merchandise.

Thousands of people continue to traffic throughout the city during the daylight periods (in vehicles and on foot) and there are numerous traffic jams especially en-route to and from the airport. There are no reports of dead bodies around the roadside