WFP Haiti Country Brief, November 2022 – Haiti – ReliefWeb

In Numbers
USD 122.8 m six-months (December 2022 – May 2023) net funding requirements, representing 53 percent of total
USD 91.8 m for Emergency Response
Operational Updates
Since the crisis erupted on 12 September to 30 November, WFP has reached 325,937 beneficiaries with USD 1.9 million, 1,422 mt of food commodities and 148,754 hot meals. In addition, during the last week of November, distributions started at the border crossings with the Dominican Republic at Ouanaminthe and Malpasse.
Despite ongoing challenges, WFP delivered USD 950,000 to 143,000 beneficiaries through cash-based transfers and 667 mt of food.
The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot in Panama dispatched 25 mobile warehouses, 15 prefabricated offices, 6 electricity generators and 2 lighting equipment to the country as part of the crisis response and to replace items looted and destroyed in September.
United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) authorized WFP to use 968 mt of contingency stock over the next two months to assist 143,260 people. Of these 119,260 people will be assisted in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area.
In November, WFP distributed take-home rations to support school childrens’ food and nutrition needs while schools are closed.
The Logistics Sector is supporting USAID’s BHA to implement an air bridge, operational as of midNovember, to provide free-of-charge air freight service to the humanitarian partners responding to the cholera crisis. The air bridge will run until the end of January 2023.
On 11 November, WFP released an urgent appeal informing partners that Haiti’s resourcing situation has reached a critical point. As a result, WFP urgently requires USD 123 million.
On 15 November, the Government of Haiti, with the United Nations Country Team, launched the Cholera+ Flash Appeal, which aims to reach 1.4 million people by raising USD 145.6 million to meet urgent needs. The Flash Appeal includes objectives and intervention strategies prepared jointly by United Nations agencies and government sectors. WFP represents the majority of the ask, including emergency assistance, United Nations Humanitarian Air Services (UNHAS) and the logistics sector.
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