Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
This solar station, located in Grande Saline in Artibonite, can treat wastewater and seawater. This particular initiative falls within the framework of the fight against cholera by allowing a large part of the most remote population to have access to drinking water.
NOTICE of the Town Hall of Petion-ville
The Town Hall of Petion-Ville informs the Pétion-villois, that it does not authorize any employee of the institution to collect funds on its behalf. Any taxpayer having royalties to pays to the Town Hall must appear in the premises of the Institution, at # 84 Rue Grégoire, to receive after payment, a receipt bearing the seal of the Town Hall and signed by one of the Judges. Otherwise, the City will not accept any responsibility for payments made on his behalf and will not consider any statement of transactions that were not made to the Administration.
Closure of all camps in mid-2015 if...
Gregoire Goodstein, Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration in Haiti declared, "More than 200 IDP's camps remain open [in Haiti] and IDPs continue to live in deplorable conditions. Although we are aware of the many efforts that made it possible to rebuild homes, the shortage remains real and much remains to be done [...] I am hopeful that these IDP's camps can be closed, but Haiti needs the support of the international community to help the displaced. This could be done by mid-2015 if conditions permit, particularly if financial resources are made available..."
Launch of the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics
Friday, the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Informatics (IHSI) has launched the "National Strategy for the Development of Statistics" (SNDS). This strategy seeks to order the production of statistical data in the country, but especially facilitate the users access to reliable official data. The SNDS contributes to provide the country with statistical data for the monitoring of the Strategic Plan of Development of Haiti (PSDH).
Works of potable water in Chalon Duparc
Thursday the construction of drinking water supply system (SAEP) were launched in Chalon Duparc (Miragoâne), benefiting about 10,000 inhabitants. These works include the partial rehabilitation of the catchment, the construction of a new reservoir, the reconstruction of the supply and distribution network to the pond of Miragoâne, the installation of a water treatment plant at the reservoir, the construction of kiosks replacing standpipes and delineation of a protected area for the capture and tank.