Latest humanitarian bulletin (OCHA)

OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin, June 2013 (five pages)

Among the items reported in this latest bulletin by the OCHA (Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs--UN) office in Haiti:

  • Heavy rains in June killed six people and otherwise affected nearly 7,000 people in three departments.
  • The number of new cholera cases in June 2013 was 4,713, a rise of 40 percent compared to May.
  • Ongoing drought conditions in some departments have created food shortages affecting seveal million people and causing sharp price rises.
  • Threats of evictions of survivor camp residents are ongoing, and conditions for many continue to deteriorate.