Haiti - News : Zapping...
The General Directorate of the Ste-Croix hospital in Léogâne, confirmed the release of the two drivers of the institution kidnapped last Wednesday https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35716-haiti-news-zapping.html . However, the brand new 125kW generator was not returned to the hospital by the kidnappers.
US Embassy Closing
The US Embassy in Haiti will close its doors for the celebration of "Martin Luther King Day" and there will be no visa or passport service on Monday, January 17, 2022.
Agriculture : New farming practices
Together with some financial partners, the Ministry of Agriculture is promoting new farming practices in several production areas of Haiti. In the department of Grand'Anse, 7 municipalities are directly concerned by this project. Set up as part of the Program for Technological Innovation in Agriculture and Agroforestry, these new practices are disseminated in the form of technical kits and are designed to generate additional income for producers and protect soil and water resources.
UNICEF builds latrines in Haiti
In order to prevent waterborne diseases after the August 14 earthquake in the South, UNICEF is building 75 latrine blocks in 9 sites hosting 15,000 displaced people. 22 damaged water supply systems were also repaired.
Humanitarian: Haiti, one crisis among others:
UN releases $150 million for underfunded humanitarian crises - According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 274 million people will need humanitarian assistance this year, the highest number in decades. This funding will support relief operations in multiple countries, of which $274 million Haiti will receive $8 million.
End of Government Retirement:
Friday ended the 2-day government retreat, during which five workshops were formed. The control of government action, the reform of the State as well as political and administrative governance were the themes at the center of the discussions for this 2nd and last day.
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