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Youth participation: UNICEF meet the youth in the Grand’Anse

On April 8th and 9th, around 30 young adolescents and children from certain municipalities in the department of Grand'Anse, affected by cyclone Matthew, participated in a consultation session on risk and disaster management. The seminar was organized at the initiative of UNICEF with IDETTE and Methods without Borders as implementing partners.
April 19, 2017/by Jean Panel Fanfan
Cholera - Little patients regain strenghts at the CTA of Cap Haitien

The story of a cholera outbreak in Leogane

Phénide Ange Beaussejour, Emergency specialist at UNICEF Haiti tells us how a family in Gressier was contaminated by cholera. This story from the field illustrates the whole complexity of fighting cholera in Haiti.
April 13, 2017/by Phenide Beaussejour
Protection - Unicef- Raphael was two months old when he was found by the Sisters

Raphael, a little northeastern boy, thrives and grows

As soon as she goes on a mission to Ouanaminthe, in the Northeast, our colleague of the Child Protection section, Géraldine Alferis takes the opportunity to visit Raphael. Let her explain the story of the child
April 11, 2017/by Géraldine Alferis
Palmtrees destroyed by Matthew

On the south coast, little things to hang on?

Elisabeth Augustin, Communication Officer Focal Point Gender / Adolescents at UNICEF Haiti’s office just got back from a mission in the department of Grand 'Anse. Six months after Matthew's landfall, it is the first time that Elisabeth visits this area, particularly affected by the hurricane. She shares her feelings with us.
April 6, 2017/by Elisabeth Augustin
Une carte de risque élaboré par les élèves.

6 months after, Liam from Cuba talks about Hurricane Matthew

Liam Manuel, 11 years old tells us how he lived the landfall of Hurricane Matthew in Cuba.
April 5, 2017/by Liam Manuel Morega
15 novembre 2016, Abner Dorvil dans la station de traitement d'eau financée par l’UNICEF installée à Jérémie ©Maxence Bradley

“We know that people expect a lot from us.”

Six months after the devastating landfall of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, Abner Dorvil, emergency officer, returns to the site. More than 2 million people were affected by the disaster, including 900,000 children. Abner was the first member of the UNICEF Haiti office to reach, not without difficulties, one of the most affected departments, Grand 'Anse and to put in place the first responses to help children and their families.
March 29, 2017/by Julie Harlet

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