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This publication examines recently collected data from Haiti’s social registry new shock module to measure the scale of the August 2021 earthquake’s impact on households and assess the adequacy of the relief response.
Yellow tsunami hazard zone warning sign in Bali, Indonesia
In support of government efforts to raise awareness and prepare vulnerable communities for the possible occurrence of a tsunami, stakeholders such as business networks may organize activities to contribute to tsunami preparedness.
Connecting Business initiative
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This study aimed to understand the impact of various physical mobility related barriers to accessing opportunities in rural Haiti, focusing on the most marginalized. Also, it investigates the impact of climate hazards on the residents’ mobility behaviors
Haiti aerial view
Most people would remember the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010 claiming the lives of more than 220,000 Haitians. This tragedy brought the country's longstanding struggle with disasters to the forefront of global attention.
World Bank, the
CREWS in the Caribbean
A successful 3,5-year project in the Caribbean has demonstrated the benefits of strong collaboration between development agencies and local partner and of better weather, water and climate services to save lives and livelihoods of vulnerable communities.
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Carina Fearnley
While we have seen many high-level commitments and policies supporting the development and implementation of inclusive warnings, there is still considerable effort needed to translate these commitments into effective actions.
People in a destroyed house following Hurricane Matthew in Roche a Bateux, Haiti in October 2016
As one of the three countries most affected by extreme weather events worldwide, Haiti has been working hard to formulate an ambitious, inclusive and systematic approach to climate adaptation.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
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In this brief, the World Food Programme (WFP) is introducing its flagship integrated climate-risk management approach, the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4), to address both the climatic and non-climatic drivers of vulnerability in Haiti.

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