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iciHaiti - Food security : Many regions of the country in crisis
24/11/2021 10:46:18

iciHaiti - Food security : Many regions of the country in crisis
In its update bulletin for Central America and the Caribbean FEWS NET, the international famine early warning network reports for Haiti :

""n Haiti, sociopolitical instability, erratic rainfall, and high prices are driving Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes in many parts of the country. The depreciation of the gourde against the dollar, high international food prices, and a heavy reliance on imported goods is negatively impacting household purchasing power while households attempt to recover from the August earthquake and tropical depression Grace. In some areas such as Camp Perrin, Maniche, and Pestel, food assistance will enable poor households to meet their food needs therefore they will be Stressed (IPC Phase 2 - Moderate / limited food insecurity).

In and around Port-au-Prince, criminal activity and kidnappings for ransom as well as fuel shortages have paralyzed economic activity and disrupted transportation, warehouses, businesses, and schools. Meanwhile, in rural areas, the fall crop year is anticipated to be below average due to erratic rainfall and the residual effects of the twin natural disasters on agricultural production."

IPC : Integrated food security Phase Classification

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