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7 September 2017

UNFPA: On Alert and at the Service of Women and Adolescent Girls who Could be Affected by Hurricane Irma

/*-->*/ UNFPA'S REGIONAL OFFICE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN - The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, is on alert to become part of the humanitarian response that may be required in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. The tropical storm became a category 5 hurricane, impacting the islands of

16 August 2017

Mobile clinics deliver essential care to women and girls in remote Haiti

15 August 2017 PICHON/BELLE-ANSE, Haiti – Delicate and petite, Nélia is 25 but looks like a teenager. She has already been pregnant three times, and has endured more than her share of tragedy. She lives in Pichon, a remote community in Belle-Anse, where the nearest health centre is a three-hour walk away. Like most women in

31 July 2017

Hurricane Season 2017: UNFPA Plan Development Workshop, complementing the National Contingency Plan

(By : Peleg Charles, OCHA Public Information Analyst Haiti)   Port-au-Prince, July 26, 2017 --- UNFPA Haiti organized on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 July 2017 a workshop to elaborate its contingency plan for the current hurricane season. Representatives of government, United Nations agencies and civil society with expertise in

31 July 2017

Child Mothers: Between Fragility and Bitterness

Monique Clesca UNFPA | Former Representative July 26, 2017 This piece was originally published in French in Le National. They are 14-, 16-, and 17-year-old children in Haiti. Their adolescent lives fell apart when they got pregnant—putting their education, their future, and their lives in danger. Jessica Jessica was 13 years

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<p>When Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October, it caused the worse devastation since the 2010 earthquake.

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Marielle Sander Lindstrom discusses Strategic Plan
Marielle Sander Lindstrom discusses Strategic Plan

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UNFPA has just released its latest report summarizing the actions taken, together with...
After outlining the post-hurricane context of Matthew in Haiti, this new humanitarian...

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