Accompaniment   |    Key Statistics   |    International Assistance   



  • 4.3 million people received food.
  • 1.1 million people access safe water daily.
  • Over 1.5 million people received emergency shelter.
  • 2.1 million people received Non Food Items including hygiene kits.
  • 11,000 latrines were installed.
  • 90 percent of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Port-au-Prince have nearby access to health clinics.
  • Over 200,000 people employed through Cash for Work.
  • Over 165,000 houses assessed for earthquake damage.

Achievements by sector


  • 74 percent of farming households in affected areas have been reached.
  • 1, 874 tonnes of seed distributed, close to 6 million roots and tubers for starch crop planting, 100,000 banana plants, 14 tonnes of vegetable seeds, 87,563 hand tools, 9,345 tonnes of fertilizer and 170 tonnes of compost.

Camp Coordination and Camp Management

  • Over 540,000 displaced individuals have now been registered in 267 sites, representing 164,356 families.
  • Coordinated camp management support has been provided to over 60 percent of the displaced population.
  • 95 percent of camps are monitored regularly with the Data Tracking Matrix to track levels of service and raise awareness about difficulties.
  • 130 sites have been assessed for vulnerability to hurricanes, flooding and landslides, and 61 have ongoing mitigation work.
  • Over 7,000 people at life threatening risk have been relocated to new sites.

Child Protection

  • A total of 1,676 children who were separated from parents were registered. 285 children were reunified with their families and the remaining 1,391 are living with extended families or families known by the child. An inter-agency Call Center is operational in Port-au-Prince taking calls from frontline workers across the country.
  • 75,000 children and youth have benefited from child friendly spaces, through which 2,454 cases of child protection issues identified and referred to service providers.
  • Borders and airports monitored to respond and prevent child trafficking.
  • Specialised security patrols organized in camps in response to child protection concerns.
  • Child protection issues have been raised and discussed via 36 national radio broadcasts, posters, leaflets and SMS.
  • Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support activities are provided in some 25 communes.

Gender Based Violence

  • Over 50,000 referral cards and sheets distributed to women and girls giving survivors of sexual violence access to essential services.
  • Gender Based Violence awareness and prevention training provided to various groups.
  • Solar lamps and hygiene kits distributed


  • 80 percent of affected schools have reopened.
  • 200,000 children provided with basic education materials
  • 2,300 teachers and 3,000 education staff trained including in psychosocial support for traumatized children.
  • 1,664 school tents provided, along with kits of student and teachers’ materials and recreational items, and school furniture.


  • 4.3 million families were assisted in the early stages of the emergency.
  • 18,747 tonnes of food was delivered to families in the Port-au-Prince area in the first two months.
  • 87,500 beneficiaries have benefited from Food for Work.
  • 562,000 school meals have been provided to school-age children.
  • 76,000 patients in hospitals and children in orphanages received meals immediately following the earthquake.


  • 2,500 units of blood imported and distributed in 45 days following the quake.
  • 345,000 boxes of essential medicines and supplies such as antibiotics, vaccines, anesthetics and analgesics distributed.
  • At least 4,000 emergency amputations carried out.
  • Sufficient basic health kits distributed to all hospitals to meet demand as of April.
  • 100 mobile clinic kits distributed in all priority areas (kits include all basic medical supplies including instruments, treatment manuals etc).
  • 916,000 vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus, measles and rubella administered; vitamin A supplements and albendazole provided. Immunization campaign for 500,000 children aged below seven ongoing.
  • 90 percent of displaced people in and around Port-au-Prince provided with ongoing access to health services through mobile clinics.


  • Over 70 trucks supply transport services within Haiti.
  • 5,600 tonnes of relief supplies have been dispatched on behalf of almost 100 humanitarian organizations.
  • Three helicopters and two fix-wing airplanes transporting 500 tonnes of relief cargo and more than 12,000 humanitarian workers from nearly 300 organizations to remote areas.
  • 1,500 tonne barge has been chartered as a transport alternative in case of road failure.


  • Over 500,000 children between six-59 months and pregnant and lactating women have received ready-to-use supplementary food in direct-earthquake areas.
  • Approximately 23,000 mother-baby pairs have benefited from breastfeeding counseling in specialized tents erected to allow women a safe place to nurse their infants.
  • Nearly 3,000 babies under 12 months, orphans or infants of mothers who are not breastfeeding, have been enrolled on ready-to-use infant formula.
  • Approximately 1,500 severely malnourished children have been treated in 28 inpatient stabilization centers and 126 outpatient therapeutic feeding programs for the management of severe acute malnutrition without medical complications.
  • Five nutrition surveys were conducted in three zones.

Shelter and Non-Food Items

  • 69,700 tents distributed. 633,000 tarpaulins/coverage kits distributed.
  • 5,535 transitional shelters built.
  • 32,337 toolkits distributed.
  • 159,159 kitchen sets distributed.
  • 240,000 hygiene kits are continuously being distributed.

Water and Sanitation (WASH)

  • 1.72 million affected people have been reached through provision of: safe drinking water, latrines, bathing facilities, hygiene kits, removal of solid waste and drainage.
  • At least five liters of safe water per person per day is being delivered to 1.1 million people. This involves daily transporting of over 6,200 cubic meters of water.
  • Sanitation: 11,000 toilets have been constructed with 5,500 additional being constructed.
  • 87,300 hygiene kits being distributed; each kit is designed for a family of five for up to three months.
  • Trainings of trainers for NGO Hygiene Promoters in Port-au-Prince and in Leogane; 2,200 Hygiene Promoters and Community Mobilisers are active.


  • Over 55,000 children are being supported through 200 child friendly spaces.
  • Child protection information broadcast in Creole through 36 national radio broadcasts and printed posters and leaflets.
  • 1,676 separated children registered; 258 have been reunited with their families.

Early Recovery

  • Over 200,000 people have been employed under Cash-for-Work programs, 40 percent of them are women.
  • Over 250,000 cubic meters of rubble removed.
  • Provision of support to the Government of Haiti including prefab buildings and tents with workstations to replace collapsed offices.
  • Support provided to the Government of Haiti's Civil Protection Unit in redrafting and scaling up contingency planning for the hurricane season.
  • Support provided to the Post Disaster Needs Assessment which mapped the impact of the quake and was used as input for the Action Plan for National Recovery and Development of Haiti.
  • A national database on detainees strengthened. This assisted the Haiti National Police and the UN Police to identify prisoners who escaped after the earthquake.
  • Helped establish the aid management and coordination platform of the Government of Haiti to track donor pledges and disbursements and monitor the effectiveness of international assistance.


  • Up to 150 flights a day landed by radio and line of sight on a single runway at Port-au-Prince airport at the height of the emergency phase.
  • Over 9,300 metric tonnes of humanitarian supplies have been dispatched from the Dominican Republic to Haiti on behalf of more than 90 organizations.
  • Some 5,400 metric tonnes of humanitarian supplies have been dispatched to the provinces on behalf of 9 organizations. (85 percent by road and 15 percent by air).
  • The UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) has flown over 12,000 relief workers from 280 organizations.

Contingency planning and Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Emergency supplies prepositioned across Haiti, including: two million emergency food rations, over 3000 family tents and 250 communal multipurpose tents, hygiene kits and shelter kits.
  • Emergency logistical support in place, including hurricane proof warehouses, barges contract in case roads become impassable and four major hubs established in Gonaive, Jacmel, Cap Haitien and Port-au-Prince.
  • Establishment of a joint 24 hour Critical Incident Response Team led to handle weather related incidents in camps.
  • Interagency/cluster Emergency Response Teams activated in each Department.