15 August 2017
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Yveka, de 17 años, visita a una partera profesional en una clínica móvil. © UNFPA
PICHON/BELLE-ANSE, Haití – Delicada y pequeña, Nélia tiene 25 años pero parece una adolescente. Ya ha estado embarazada tres veces, y ha sobrevivido varias tragedias a su corta edad. Vive en Pichon, una comunidad remota... Read more
28 November 2016
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The hospital in Beaumont was completely destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. Midwives have been deployed to serve women in areas where health systems have been devastated. © UNFPA/Eddie Wright
BEAUMONT, Haiti – "I was twisting in pain this Friday,” 31-year-old Emmanuella Jeanty told UNFPA, describing her labour pains. She was in Beaumont, a town in southwest Haiti where Hurricane Matthew had left a trail of... Read more
4 November 2016
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Urgent action  is required to protect the lives of thousands of women and girls. © UNFPA/Eddie Wright
MIRAGOANE, Haiti – Hurricane Matthew roared through Haiti one month ago, destroying homes, hospitals, roads, crops and lives. With health and protection systems ravaged, risks to women and girls have soared. Urgent... Read more
25 October 2016
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Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October, unleashing the greatest devastation the country has seen since the 2010 earthquake. © UNFPA/Eddie Wright
JEREMIE, Haiti – The night Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti, Marie-Lyrette Casimir, 46, was the only midwife on duty at the maternity unit of St. Antoine Hospital in Jérémie. It would be the only building at the hospital... Read more
10 May 2016
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BAIE D’ORANGE, Haiti – Reaching the health clinic closest to Baie D’Orange, a remote, landlocked town in the southeast of Haiti, requires walking two hours over poor roads to the town of Seguin. As a result, women and... Read more
12 January 2012
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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Two years after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti, more than 500,000 people still live in camps as reconstruction efforts have not kept up with demands for housing and cholera remains a... Read more
10 January 2011
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PORT-AU-PRINCE — A year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, recovery is occurring in fits and starts as the country continues to struggle against adversity. A million people are still living in accomodation sites... Read more
16 January 2010
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PORT-AU-PRINCE—Dientola Astrel, a pregnant 29-year-old woman, says she was out walking when the devastating earthquake hit Haiti. She hurried home to check on her family and found that her husband had managed to get... Read more
20 January 2010
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PORT-AU-PRINCE --- The Champs de Mars in downtown Port-au-Prince used to be a stately plaza and a worthy setting for Haiti’s Presidential Palace. After the 12 January earthquake, the square has become a temporary camp... Read more
4 February 2010
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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Older people and female heads of household are the two most vulnerable groups affected by the 12 January earthquake in Haiti. That finding was among the preliminary results of a rapid needs assessment... Read more

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