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Haiti earthquake 2010

Total number of documents: 64

What did we learn? The shelter response and housing recovery in the first two years after the 2010 Haiti earthquake
Publication date: 2016
Number of pages: 220 p.

This report is a synthesis of the experiences, observations, and recommendations of a large group of experienced post-disaster shelter and recovery experts gathered from interviews, surveys,...


Five years on from the Haiti earthquake: the EU’s response
Source(s): EU
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 3 p.

This fact sheet summarizes the support that the European Union (EU) has and will continue to provide to Haiti to aid in Haiti's recovery and in building its resilience to withstand future disasters. T...


How law and regulation supports disaster risk reduction: Haiti case - study report
Source(s): CRC; Croix-Rouge Haïtienne; IFRC
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 118 p.

This report examines the national legal and regulatory frameworks with regard to disaster risk reduction in Haiti. It analyses the extent to which legal frameworks in Haiti support national and local ...


Climate change resilience: the case of Haiti
Source(s): Oxfam America
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 35 p.

This research report asserts that the prospects for climate change resilience in Haiti are now intricately tied to post-earthquake reconstruction. As Haiti turns its attention to preparing for more di...


Homeowner-driven housing reconstruction and retrofitting in Haiti: lessons learned, 4 years after the earthquake
Source(s): Build Change
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 25 p.

This paper presents a summary of lessons learned to date in building and retrofitting housing in Haiti following the January 12, 2010 earthquake, with the intent of influencing the implementation of ...


Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector - A strategy and options analysis of Haiti
Source(s): ODI
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 32 p.

This paper analyses the role of the private sector in humanitarian action in Haiti, with a particular focus on the response to the devastating earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince in 2010, and underl...


Recovery framework case study: Haiti earthquake 2010 - recovery from a mega disaster
Source(s): GFDRR; WB
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 12 p.

This document presents the recovery case study of Haiti after 2010 earthquake. It focuses on the policies and practices of recovery from that time until the present. This document summarizes the key f...


Disaster as opportunity? Building back better in Aceh, Myanmar and Haiti
Source(s): ODI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 30 p.

Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) Working Paper, November 2013: This paper seeks to contribute to the analytical base around build back better through an examination of its application in three disas...


Disaster response shelter catalogue
Source(s): HFHI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 173 p.

This catalogue is an overview of Habitat for Humanity's work around the world, including its work in disaster risk reduction. It aims to provide an inspiring record of Habitat's disaster response and ...


Disaster risk reduction and livelihoods
Source(s): FIC
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 177 p.

This study seeks to improve the overall knowledge of the relationship between disaster risk reduction (DRR) and livelihood strategies, to improve the understanding and gaps in knowledge, practice, and...


Séisme en Haïti: bilan et Regards sur trois ans d'actions
Source(s): CRF
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 23 p.

In French: Ce rapport présente le bilan de l’action humanitaire en faveur des victimes du terrible séisme qui a dévasté Haïti et sa capitale 12 janvier 2010. Après trois ans d’actions san...


Building the future of humanitarian aid: local capacity, partnerships in disasters and the future of emergency aid
Source(s): CA
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 40 p.

The report looks at Christian Aid’s own experience of working with local partners in disaster risk reduction (DRR), preparedness, emergency response and recovery. It draws on direct experience of pa...


Children of Haiti: two years after
Source(s): UNICEF
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 28 p.

This document states that UNICEF is requesting over US$ 24 million in its 2012 Consolidated Appeal to address immediate humanitarian needs associated with prolonged displacement, the cholera outbreak,...


Crises in a new world order: challenging the humanitarian project
Source(s): Oxfam GB
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 32 p.

Oxfam Briefing Paper: This policy paper asserts that the growing number of vulnerable people, the rise in disasters, and the failure to put most fragile states on the path to development, will sign...


Disaster response: UNV in action
Source(s): UNV
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 12 p.

This document highlights the impact of volunteers in times of crisis, which fosters a greater understanding of the role of volunteers in the humanitarian field and in disaster risk reduction. Citing t...


Haiti, 2 ans après: le défi de la reconstruction
Source(s): ACTED
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 12 p.

In French: Ce document témoigne de l'engagement en Haïti durant l'année 2011 des équipes d’ACTED, mobilisées aux côtés des populations sinistrées depuis le séisme du 12 janvier 2010, qu...


International Disaster Response Laws (IDRL) in Haiti: a study on the legal framework for the facilitation and regulation of international disaster response in Haiti
Source(s): IFRC
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 65 p.

This report examines Haiti’s legal framework for facilitating and regulating international disaster assistance in the light of the IDRL Guidelines and the experience with the international response ...


Keeping up with megatrends: the implications of climate change and urbanization for environmental emergency preparedness and response
Source(s): JEU
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 46 p.

This study examines the effects of two megatrends – climate change and urbanization – on environmental emergencies. It considers how climate change and urbanization affect the scope and scale of e...


Rapport final d'enquête sur les connaissances, attitudes et pratiques : phase 1
Source(s): WHH
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 99 p.

In French: Ce rapport fait état des principaux résultats de l’enquête sur les Connaissances, Attitudes et Pratiques (CAP) quant à la gestion des risques de catastrophes naturelles des commun...


Rapport final d’enquête sur les connaissances, attitudes et pratiques: phase 2
Source(s): WHH
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 101 p.

In French : Dans le cadre du projet Disaster Risk Reduction in Haiti: Enhancing disaster preparedness and awareness capacities in three multi-risks exposed communities, le présent rapport es...


Report of the United Nations in Haiti 2011
Source(s): UN
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 68 p.

This reports outlines the work of the United Nations in Haiti over 2011. It focuses on core interventions and to presents an overview of the situation, progress and results achieved in 11 key areas: (...


Séisme en Haiti: bilan et regards sur deux ans d'action
Source(s): CRF
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 31 p.

This report presents the activities implemented by the French Red Cross in partnership with the Haitian Red Cross since the earthquake which struck the island 2 years ago. It includes disaster risk re...


Tectonic shifts: Haiti since the earthquake
Publisher(s): Kumarian Press, Lynne Rienner Publishers
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 288 p.

This book addresses Haiti’s vulnerability to disasters, specifically: (i) the humanitarian assistance to Gonaïves after Hurricane Jeanne; (ii) Haiti’s 500-year earthquake; (iii) the Neoliberal le...


The 21st century urban disaster
Source(s): CHF International
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 6 p.

The issue brief details the evolving nature of humanitarian response and how humanitarian assistance differs in urban and rural contexts. It asserts that the staggering costs of rebuilding and the eco...


Towards a comprehensive response to health system strengthening in crisis-affected fragile states: the Haiti case study
Source(s): HMS; JALLC
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 75 p.

The Haiti case study addresses four key themes: the impact of the earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic on Haiti's health system; security community participation in health system recovery an...


2011 UNICEF humanitarian action for children: building resilience
Source(s): UNICEF
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 72 p.

This report highlights the ways UNICEF is working to foster children's resilience in the face of tragedy, and their capacity to hope for – and build – a better future at the individual, community ...


Boletín actualidad CRID julio 2011
Source(s): CRID
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 3 p.

In Spanish: Esta edición del Boletín Actualidad CRID publica información sobre (i) el nuevo acuerdo firmado por el CRID y la Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Medi...


Disaster risk management programs for priority countries - 2nd edition
Source(s): GFDRR; UNISDR; WB
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 431 p.

This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR in 2009. It now includes the country programmes missing in the first edition (Burk...


Disaster-preventive reconstruction and livelihood stabilisation in Haiti
Source(s): GIZ, Germany - gov; BMZ, Germany - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

This document outlines the reconstruction and livelihood stabilization project in post-earthquake Haiti. The document gives an overview of the three-year project, and lists the four main areas of supp...


Earthquake reconstruction
Source(s): GFDRR
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 82 p.

This knowledge note gathers experiences and lessons learned collected in so called good practice and advisory notes and offered to governments requesting assistance from the World Bank. Based on the p...


Haiti earthquake 2010: two-year progress report
Source(s): IFRC
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 52 p.

This two-year progress report provides a chapter on disaster preparedness and risk reduction in Haiti. It states that despite several challenges and thanks to the efforts of Red Cross and Red Crescent...


Haiti rebuilds
Source(s): UNDP
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 20 p.

This brochure presents the results of UNDP’s mission in Haiti, which aims to support and build capacities for the government, the private sector and those of the communities to better prepare the co...


Haiti: one year on from the earthquake - Challenges for the international community in supporting people-centred reconstruction
Source(s): CAFOD
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 4 p.

This paper offers policy recommendations to the Haitian government, the international community and the British government on the implementation of effective disaster risk reduction strategies to help...


Health response to the earthquake in Haiti January 2010: lessons to be learned for the next massive sudden-onset disaster
Source(s): PAHO
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 180 p.

This publication's objective is to improve the health sector's response for future major disasters. It focuses on the first three months of the response after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti and ...


Seasonal and hazards calendar
Source(s): WFP
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 89 p.

This calendar has been developed to help better prepare for food-related emergencies. It works by combining the most authoritative data on seasonal hazards like floods, droughts, pests and cyclones wi...


The state of environmental migration 2010
Source(s): IDDRI; IOM
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 111 p.

This document is intended to be the first of an annual series, which will aim to provide the reader with regularly-updated qualitative assessments on the changing nature and dynamics of environmental ...


TorqAid diagrammatic framework for disaster risk management
Source(s): TorqAid
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 21 p.

This article summarises diagrams which are used to discuss the key elements of disaster risk management (DRM). These include the Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC), and the Effective Disaster Risk ...


Urban disasters – lessons from Haiti
Source(s): DEC
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 44 p.

Study of member agencies' responses to the earthquake in Port au Prince, Haiti, January 2010: This report provides a context analysis and a commentary on the effectiveness of Disasters Emergency C...


12 January 2010 Haiti earthquake and tsunami event: post-event assessment of CARIBE EWS performance
Source(s): IOC; UNESCO
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 78 p., multilingual

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Technical Series: This post-event assessment uses the 7.0 magnitude Haitian earthquake on 12 January 2010 as an opportunity to evaluate the performance of...


2009 synthesis of Resident Coordinator annual reports
Source(s): UNDG
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 140 p.

This document describes some of the critical ongoing work of the United Nations development system to support countries meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and their own national developme...


2010 Haiti earthquake and Caribbean earthquake risk
Source(s): RMS
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 12 p.

This paper provides a detailed analysis of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, its causes and impact. It includes the earthquake and tsunami hazard and risk exposure of the Caribbean islands especially for de...


Anticipating the future: children and young people’s voices in Haiti’s Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)
Source(s): Plan Intl
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 29 p.

This document presents key findings from consultations with the children and youth undertook to hear their ideas and priorities for the country’s reconstruction as they are among the most vulnerable...


At a crossroads: humanitarianism for the next decade
Source(s): SCI
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 37 p.

This report examines the pressing issues facing the humanitarian system and identifies how they are affecting the nature of humanitarian emergencies. It recommends actions that should be taken by seni...


Catastrophic natural disasters and economic growth
Source(s): IDB
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 27 p.

IDB working paper series no. IDB-WP-183: This paper analyses the links between natural disasters and economic growth. It examines the short and long-run average causal impact of catastrophic natur...


Disaster proofing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Source(s): ADPC; EndPoverty 2015
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 12 p.

Enhancing resilience and accelerating achievements of MDGs and HFA implementation in Asia and the Pacific region by 2015: This brochure clearly shows how disaster can set back each of the Millenni...


Earthquake risk management
Source(s): ADPC
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 30 p.

Asian disaster management news, January-April 2010, vol.16, no.1: This issue follows the series of devastating earthquakes which struck four countries in early 2010: Haiti on January 12, Chile on ...


Ensuring Haitian women’s participation and leadership in all stages of national relief and reconstruction
Source(s): GDN; GROOTS; Huairou Commission
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 58 p.

A gender shadow report of the 2010 Haiti PDNA: This report aims to scale-up women’s participation in recovery and reconstruction of Haiti and asserts that gender equality principles must guide al...


First plenary session of the International Coordination Committee for the Safeguarding of Haitian Cultural Heritage: final report
Source(s): UNESCO
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 16 p.

This report presents recommendations under the framework of the Action Plan for National Recovery and Development of Haiti, and details specific recommendations including the implementation of conser...


Futures in the balance: a way forward for Haiti's children
Source(s): WVI
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 21 p.

This publication discusses many of the critical issues that have the power to deliver lasting change in Haiti, including disaster risk reduction (DRR), among others such as child protection, education...


Geoinformation for disaster and risk management: examples and best practices
Source(s): JB GIS; UNOOSA
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 142 p.

This book aims to explain to governments, decision makers and disaster professionals the potential uses of geoinformation technologies for reducing disaster risks and losses, based on the knowledge an...


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