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Haiti

17 current projects
9.6 m. € funding in 2017
387,855 people reached in 2017

Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere and has not yet recovered from the effects of the severe earthquake of 2010. In 2015, over half of the population suffered from undernutrition. The rural population in particular suffers from hunger and poverty, and crop yields are not sufficient to survive. Drinking water is scarce, and people have no reserves for emergencies. In the last decades, the frequency and severity of hurricanes, floods and landslides have increased, partially as a result of human activity: Forests, which otherwise provide a measure of protection from water and mud, were cleared for use as firewood in many places.

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Farmers Fighting Effects of Climate Change

Haiti's landscape is scarred by deforestation, storms become more frequent. Welthungerhilfe helps with sustainable projects.

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Haiti Practicing for Emergencies

People are prepared for the next disaster.

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News from Haiti

Rank in Global Hunger Index
#113 of 119 countries
GHI value 2018 for Haiti
extremely alarming> 50 low< 9.9
35.4

Global Hunger Index (GHI) of Welthungerhilfe and partner calculates the nutritional situation of a country once a year. The lower the GHI value, the better the rank and the better the situation.

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10.85 million population (2018)
6,7% child mortality (2018)
45,8% of the population is undernourished.
Global Hunger Index
-5,2 Score (48.5 in 2010)
42.7 2000
45.2 2005
48.5 2010
35.4 2018

Publications about Haiti

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Student Research in Haiti

Thesis papers produced in cooperation with Welthungerhilfe and the University of Bonn include research on managing emergencies, natural disasters,...

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In Brief 13/2010

In Brief 13/2010 is about the natural desaster in form of an earthquake in Haiti.

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