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[HOT] : Haiti – Social: Impact on post-earthquake gender (Investigation report)



[HOT] : Haiti – Social: Impact on post-earthquake gender (Investigation report)


This survey was carried out following the earthquake of August 14, 2021 in the Grand to understand how the impacts affect people of different genders and of different ages and vulnerabilities.

In total, between 25 August and 2 September 2021 approximately 1,088 people were interviewed in person by the data collection methods and more than 3,200 people by the mobile and online methods (49% women and 51% men) in the departments of Grand Anse, Nippes, and Sud.

CARE and UN WOMEN in partnership with the Ministry for Women and Women’s Rights, the Directorate General of Civil Protection, and the special gender task force of the humanitarian country team presented this week the results of the “Rapid Gender Analysis” survey.

Summary extracts from the survey:

Haiti / Artibonite: 19 grant contracts awarded to civil society organizations, for local development

Gonaïves (Haiti), Sept. 17, 2021 – Several civil society organizations and local authorities in the Artibonite department benefit from a grant valued at 165,000.00 euros (Editor’s note: US $ 1.00 = 100.00 gourdes; 1 euro = 114.00 gourdes ; 1 Dominican peso = 1.80 gourde today * i), i.e. more than 18 million gourdes, as part of the Toujou pi fò ansanm (Tpfa) project, led by Groupe Médialternatif (Gm), with the financial support of the European Union (EU), indicates a note which has taken note of the online agency AlterPresse.

The initiators selected nineteen (19) municipal and inter-municipal micro-projects, out of around thirty proposals, as part of a call for proposals entitled “Osc-Al cooperation for local development”.

These nineteen (19) contracts, which were awarded between May and September 2021, constitute the second funding program developed by those in charge of the Tpfa project.

The proposals selected revolve around agricultural production, sustainable economic development, environmental protection, consultation, communication and advocacy activities, civic education for the promotion of democratic participation of young people and women, ” access to basic services, etc.

“These municipal and inter-municipal micro-projects take into account the priority intervention axes, defined by the local players in the territories, and other participatory strategic planning documents, such as municipal development plans. », Specify those in charge of the Tpfa project.

Launched in October 2018 in Gonaïves, the economically most important city in the Artibonite department, the Tpfa project intends to strengthen the interaction between civil society organizations (Osc) and local authorities (Al) in the department of Artibonite.

CONCACAF U20- First phase: The groups revealed

The draw for the first phase of qualifying for the Under-20 World Cup took place in Miami on Friday. The 19 teams participating in these qualifiers have been divided into three groups of five and one group of four.

The matches of this first phase of qualifying are scheduled from November 5 to 14 in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. And this first round of the Under-20 Championships will give four tickets to the final phase of this category which will be played in summer 2022.

20 teams will compete in this last phase with the four best qualifiers and the top 16 best ranked teams from the region including Haiti.

Note that this championship will also serve as a qualifying round for the 2024 Olympic Games because from now on, it is the U20s who will have to look for the tickets available for Paris 2024 with the two finalists who will be qualified. Concacaf has announced that the region’s representatives at the 2024 Olympics will qualify through the 2022 Concacaf Under-20 Championship.

The result of the draw:

Group A : Curacao, Grenada, Dominica, Sint Maarten, British Virgin Islands

Group B : Dominican Republic, Saint Lucia, Belize, Saint Martin, Anguilla

Group C : Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Montserrat

Group D : Nicaragua, Guyana, Cayman Islands. US Virgin Islands

Haiti: September 20, Dessalines day, activities will be idle

Monday, September 20, 2021 will be unemployed, recalls the General Secretariat of the Primature, on the occasion of the commemoration of the birthday of the founding father of the Fatherland, Jean Jacques Dessalines.

Port-au-Prince, September 17, 2021.- In a press release dated September 17, 2021, the Secretariat of the Prime Minister recalls that with reference to the decree of September 17, 2020 declaring the day of September 20 “day of
Dessalines ”, next Monday September 20 will be unemployed.

The Secretariat emphasizes to the attention of the general public, the private sector, schools and the press in particular that public administration, schools, commerce and industry will not function.

This day of commemoration of the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Father
Founder of the Fatherland, is the opportunity for the Haitian people to significantly mark the scope of life, the statement concludes.