Haiti – News

FLASH : Return flight to the USA
Spirit Airlines was authorized to operate a flight from Port-au-Prince to Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL) on Monday, April 27, 2020. Full information on schedules, prices and booking details is available at. American citizens who wish to return to the United States should plan to do it so immediately.

A contaminated patient flees from an isolation center
At the start of the week, one of the 3 Haitian nationals deported by the United States and tested positive for Covid-19 h contesting his test, fled from the isolation center. Dr. Lauré Adrien, Director General of the Ministry of National Education assures that everything is done to find this infected patient so that he is taken back to isolation.

Covid-19 : Towards better assistance for Haitians…
For a better coordination of assistance to compatriots living in difficult situations in the Dominican Republic or wishing to return to Haiti from the border, Claude Joseph held an important working meeting, Wednesday morning by videoconference, with the heads of the Organization International for Migration (IOM), the International Labor Organization (ILO), the World Health Organization and the Pan American Health Organization and (WHO / PAHO), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP-Haiti) and the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (UNINH).

OAS : two resolutions adopted
Under the chairmanship of Haiti, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved two resolutions; the first entitled “Virtual sessions of the Permanent Council because of the Covid-19 pandemic” and the second entitled “OAS response to the Covid-19 pandemic”. Both resolutions were approved by acclamation.

USAID : Project against deforestation
Deforestation threatens the well-being of people around the world. The American Agency for International Development (USAID-Haiti) works with communities to manage and conserve the forests and trees of Haiti. USAID’s reforestation project in Haiti has helped more than 700 farmers apply sustainable practices and establish tree plantations for fuel, of agroforestry systems, mixed orchards and forest stands.

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