Fotos y videos sobre Haití
October 2011 - (Right) UNICEF Representative in Haiti Françoise Gruloos-Ackermans visits a woman who gave birth during the 2011 World Breastfeeding Week, in the UNICEF-supported maternity ward at Isaie Jeanty Hospital in Port-au-Prince, the capital. The new mother is also accompanied by her younger sister (centre).
Credits: © UNICEF/NYHQ2011-2125/Marco Dormino
September 2011 - Children enjoy a meal at the UNICEF-supported Life Is Wealth Centre in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Some of the children were transferred to the Centre from an orphanage that was shut down after children living there were found to be neglected and abused. The Life Is Wealth Centre is a residential facility that provides basic services as well as psychosocial support and schooling for the children it cares for. The Centre also works to reunite children with their families.
Credits: © UNICEF/NYHQ2011-2078/Marco Dormino
August 4, 2011 - As part of Haitian national contingency preparations to respond to the needs of as many as 300,000 persons, UNICEF prepositioned emergency supplies at critical points throughout Haiti, with sufficient resources for a multi-sectorial, eight-week response affecting as many as 100,000 persons.
Credits: ©UNICEF Haiti/2011/Marco Dormino
August 4, 2011 - In response to the arrival of Tropical Storm Emily, UNICEF Haiti activated emergency plans to cover key areas of the country.
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August 4, 2011 – UNICEF works with national and international emergency response partners to assist residents of Port-au-Prince’s IDP camps such as Ferdinand Rene in preparing for tropical storm Emily. Luckily the storm did not hit the western part of Haiti as expected.
Credits: ©UNICEF Haiti/2011/Marco Dormino
June 08, 2011 - From June07 to 08 International golf star Rory McIlroy, in his first visit as a UNICEF Ireland Ambassador, travelled to Haiti to draw attention to the ongoing needs of children and families as a result of the devastating January 2010 earthquake, and to learn about UNICEF-supported programmes.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0790/Marco Dormino
June 07, 2011 - A teacher watches as a boy, at the head of a queue of small children, washes his hands with soap and chlorine-treated water at a hand-washing station at Ecole Joyeux Lutins in Port-au-Prince, the capital. A tent classroom is visible behind them. The school, with support from UNICEF, was rebuilt as a semi-permanent structure after the original building was destroyed in the earthquake. Nearly 130 quake-proof, semi-permanent schools (serving more than 30,000 children) have been built in the capital with UNICEF assistance.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0795/Marco Dormino
March 30, 2011 - Boys play football in Acra, a camp for people who remain displaced by the earthquake, in the Juvenat neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince, the capital. They are preparing for UNICEF-supported friendship soccer games between Haitian and Dominican children.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0304/Marco Dormino
March 12, 2011 - Students raise their hands in a math class at the La Ruche School in the southern port town of Les Cayes. Through partners, UNICEF has launched a cholera prevention programme that includes the distribution of water treatment materials and school kits, and raises awareness of ways to prevent the disease.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0289/Marco Dormino
March 10, 2011 - Cajuste Kelly is weighed in a sling scale at a UNICEF feeding point, in a camp for people who remain displaced by the earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, the capital. His mother, Adrienne Joissaint (right), watches over him. UNICEF and partners are supporting a campaign to identify and treat malnourished children with door-to-door visits, therapeutic feeding and medical referrals. Cajuste’s malnutrition was identified by one of the programme’s door-to-door health workers.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0273/Marco Dormino
February 27, 2011 - Children gather outside a UNICEF feeding point, in a camp for people who remain displaced by the earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, the capital. UNICEF and partners are supporting a campaign to identify and treat malnourished children with door-to-door visits, therapeutic feeding and medical referrals.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0274/Marco Dormino
January 11, 2011 - A child collects water from a bladder in a camp near the slum of Cité de Dieu, in Port-au-Prince, the capital. By January 2011 in Haiti, the cholera outbreak that began in October 2010 had infected more than 171,000 people and killed over 3,600. The Nord-Est Department is the worst affected, reporting up to 100 new cases per day. UNICEF is supporting treatment centres and cholera prevention campaigns throughout the country, and has deployed emergency health specialists to provide technical assistance to local health departments.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0012/Marco Dormino
December 3 - A woman breastfeeds her baby in a UNICEF-supported baby-friendly tent set up by the Italian NGO AVSI (Voluntary Association for International Service), in the impoverished Cité Soleil neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince, the capital. To ensure good nutrition and prevent cholera among small children. UNICEF encourages women to breastfeed babies for at least six months.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2549/Marco Dormino
December 3 - Children review cholera awareness and prevention posters during a class in the impoverished Wharf Jérémie neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince, the capital. UNICEF-assisted community educators are disseminating cholera prevention messages, including healthy hygiene practices, in camps and neighbourhoods.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2540/Marco Dormino
November 15 - A man and several children review a cholera-prevention poster, taped on the open door of a dwelling, in the impoverished Cité l’Eternel neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince, the capital. UNICEF, through the international NGO GRET, is providing free packets of aquatabs (water purification tablets) and cholera-prevention information posters in the neighbourhood. With various partners, UNICEF has distributed 4.9 million aquatab packets throughout the city.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2456/Marco Dormino
November 10 - Herida Pierre stands with her grandchildren in an area inundated by flood water from Hurricane Tomas, in the impoverished Raboto area of the city of Gonaïves in Artibonite Region. Ms. Pierre, the mother of nine children, fears that her children will contract cholera, “like so many neighbours here.”
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2435/Marco Dormino
November 6 - An aerial view of the port city of Gonaïves, in Artibonite Region, shows homes and streets inundated by floodwater in the wake of Hurricane Tomas.
By 10 November 2010 in Haiti, the cholera outbreak that began in Artibonite Department had spread to four other departments, infected 9,123 people and killed 583.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2432/Marco Dormino
November 5 -Residents make their way through rushing water on a flooded street in the town of Léogâne, about 30 kilometres from Port-of-Prince, the capital. The flooding is the result of Hurricane Tomas, now hitting the country.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2414/Marco Dormino
November 3 - Workers unload UNICEF emergency medical supplies – part of response efforts for both the cholera and storm crises now affecting the country – at the airport in Port-of-Prince, the capital. Some of the boxes bear the UNICEF logo.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2296/Marco Dormino
October 31 - As cholera response activities focus attention on Haiti’s Artibonite region north of the nation’s capital of Port-au-Prince, UNICEF and its partners now hurry to address needs in other areas of the region. Medical Director of the Saint-Michel hospital, Dr Lesly Andreey, as part of this cholera information campaign, is personally working with local students about measures they can take to protect themselves and their families.
Credits: ©UNICEF Haiti/2010/Ben Steinlechner
October 28 - Workers set up a cholera treatment centre at the Gheskio Health Centre in Port-au-Prince, the capital. UNICEF supports several such centres. The tent bears the UNICEF logo. By 30 October 2010 in Haiti, an outbreak of cholera had hospitalized 4,764 people, some 20 per cent of them children under age five, and killed 337 people.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2279/Marco Dormino
October 23- A toddler and her mother receive packets of oral rehydration salts (ORS) at the health centre in Grand Dessalines, a town along the Artibonite River. The river is believed to be contaminated with cholera. The package of ORS bears the UNICEF logo.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2149/Marco Dormino
September 29- UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake sits with children in a UNICEF-supported child-friendly space in Accra, a displacement camp for people affected by the earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, the capital.
From 29 to 30 September 2010, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake visited Haiti to review UNICEF operations for some of the 1.3 million people who remain displaced by the 12 January earthquake.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-2037/Marta Ramoneda
September 25 - Men rebuild a UNICEF tent clinic in the Pétionville Golf Club displacement camp, in Port-au-Prince, the capital. The health clinic was torn down by a powerful storm on 24 September. The tent bears the UNICEF logo.
On 1 October 2010 in Haiti, communities continue to recover from a powerful storm that that left six dead and 67 injured in Port-au-Prince.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1990/Marta Ramoneda
July 15 - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lionel ‘Leo’ Messi stands with 12-year-old Rikelme Marseil, who is holding a football, at the UNICEF office in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Rikelme was hit by a stray bullet two weeks after the earthquake, near his home in Cite Soleil, and he is still convalescing.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1398/Susan Markisz
July 15 - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lionel ‘Leo’ Messi sits with children at the UNICEF office in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Among them are 16-year-old Naome (right). The children, who have been living in tent camps since the earthquake, participate in recreation programmes managed by the Haitian Olympic Committee, with support from the Government, UNICEF and other partners.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1397/Susan Markisz
July 15 - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lionel ‘Leo’ Messi arrives at the airport in Port-au-Prince, the capital. He is greeted by UNICEF Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Director Bernt Aasen (left, in dark shirt) and UNICEF Representative in Haiti Françoise Gruloos-Ackermans (right).
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1399/Susan Markisz
June 17 - Girls use latrines at a UNICEF-supported school in Port-au-Prince, the capital. The latrines bear the UNICEF logo.
The towns of Léogâne and Jacmel were also heavily damaged; and social infrastructures in rural communities, which now host some of the displaced people, are over-strained. In the capital, major government and private infrastructure have been destroyed or heavily damaged, including hospitals, water, sanitation and electrical systems, as well as telecommunications, banks and transportation networks. UNICEF is working with the Government, other UN agencies, international and local NGOs and private partners to help rebuild – with special focus on the estimated 46 per cent of Haiti’s nearly 10 million inhabitants who are under age 18.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1311/Marta Ramoneda
June 14 - Boys play football on a building rooftop in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Behind them there are buildings damaged by the earthquake.
UNICEF is working with the Government, other UN agencies, international and local NGOs and private partners to help rebuild affected areas. – with special focus on the estimated 46 per cent of Haiti’s nearly 10 million inhabitants who are under age 18. UNICEF is the lead coordinating agency for nutrition, WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and child protection; UNICEF also shares lead coordinating duties on education with Save the Children, and is a key health partner.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1272/Marta Ramoneda
May 1 - A child receives a dose of vitamin A, to help boost immunity, at the health centre in the village of Savane Cabrit, near the town of Ganthier in West Department.
On 1 May 2010 in Haiti, a new round of immunizations was launched, aimed at an estimated 60,000 children under age five in earthquake-affected areas and host communities. The campaign is led by the Ministry of Health and supported by UNICEF and the World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization (WHO/PAHO) and it is part of the annual Vaccination Week of the Americas initiative.
Credits: © UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0776/Roger LeMoyne
March 20 - Sterling hugs her father Iste Mui, after more than a month of separation, in a tent settlement for people displaced by the earthquake, near the national football stadium in Port-au-Prince, the capital.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0316/Shehzad Noorani
March 19 -A health worker helps 12-year-old Monel steady himself on his new crutches, at a field hospital set up after the earthquake, at the airport in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Monel is recovering from a leg injury suffered during the quake and has just reunited with his aunt.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0340/Shehzad Noorani
March 10 - A young woman stands in her tent shelter at a makeshift settlement in the Tabarre neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Aid agencies are racing to move people out of low-lying areas before the rains. In and around the capital, Port-au-Prince, more than 680,000 people continue to live in settlements – this despite an exodus of hundreds of thousands who continue to fan out, seeking safety and shelter in other areas.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0281/Shehzad Noorani
March 9 - At the Lakay Don Bosco centre in Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital, older boys watch a small girl play with a set of stacking toys from a newly delivered UNICEF Early Childhood Development (ECD) kit. ECD kits have been distributed to residential care centres, child-friendly spaces and young child feeding centres, as well as paediatric centres, orphanages and preschools. UNICEF is also coordinating early-childhood activities with other UNICEF programmes and with non-governmental partners.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0174/Shehzad Noorani
March 9 - Sunday is no day of rest for two women carrying goods through the ruined and dusty streets of Jacmel. Throughout Haiti, this year’s International Women’s Day (March 9) underscored the vital role that women will play in the country’s reconstruction.
Credits: ©UNICEF Haiti/2010/Bakody
March 2 -Jeanne (not her real name) sits with UNICEF HIV/AIDS Specialist Mimi Tribie in a tent for displaced survivors of the earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Jeanne (not her real name) is HIV-positive and six months pregnant, and living in a tent settlement in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. UNICEF is working to ensure that HIV-positive Haitians keep receiving medical care, and that those taking ARV drugs do not discontinue their treatment.
Credits: ©UNICEF/Diana Valcárcel
Febrero 26 - La escuela en una tienda de campaña del campo de desplazados de Carrefour se estrenó el pasado 22 de febrero. Según la experiencia de UNICEF, en una emergencia es necesario tratar de restablecer la escuela lo antes posible.
Credits: ©UNICEF/Diana Valcárcel
February 17 - A girl looks out from between the tarpaulin sheeting of the tent where she is living, in Nan Charles camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. An estimated 9,500 people who have been displaced by the earthquake are living in the makeshift settlement. Humanitarian assistance for survivors of the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that hit the country on 12 January, continues to improve as capacity and logistical constraints are addressed.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0190/Shehzad Noorani
February 11 - Haitian quake victim Nadine Laguerre Lamatiniere prematurely gave birth to Daniel two weeks ago in the Dominican Republic. Two of her children are hospitalized in Santo Domingo while her husband and their two daughters remain on the streets of Haiti.
Credits: ©UNICEF Haiti/2010/Jennifer Bakody
February 7- In Haiti, mothers with young children are receiving a range of medical, nutrition and counselling services in ‘baby-friendly’ tents in Port-au-Prince, the capital, in the aftermath of the 12 January earthquake. Tessia Emmaculee, a nurse, reviews with Danieli how to best breastfeed her four-month-old daughter, Olivia. The tent programme is run by ACF with UNICEF support. Danieli, an unemployed single mother of four, was displaced when her residence was destroyed during the earthquake.
Credits: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0181/Shehzad Noorani
February 4 - Damaged primary/secondary school in Port-au-Prince. Much of the education infrastructure in Port-au-Prince and other affected areas is destroyed. Dozens, if not hundreds, of schools are ruined. All schools across the country were closed immediately after the earthquake, with only those in unaffected areas reopening on February 2.
Credits: ©UNICEF Haiti/Chris Tidey
February 3 - Islamic Medical Association North America’s (IMANA) truck loads supplies at UNICEF site. 450 cartons of oral rehydration salts to treat dehydration along with multiple obstetric gynecologic kits was destined for IMANA’s field hospital where 16 doctors provide medical care free of charge to more than 300 patients (more than half of whom are children) each day.
Credits: ©UNICEF Haiti/Chris Tidey
February 2 - Mothers and their children wait for lifesaving vaccines. In the aftermath of emergencies, childhood diseases can run rampant. In Haiti, this risk is compounded by the fact that thousands of children have never been vaccinated against a number of potentially life-threatening diseases. Prior to the earthquake, for example, only 58 percent of children under 1 were being vaccinated against measles. In the initial phase of the program, UNICEF and its partners will vaccinate 200,000 children, aged six months to seven years, who are living in the many temporary outdoor settlements that have sprung up in Port-au-Prince and the surrounding areas.
Credits: ©UNICEF Haiti/Chris Tidey
January 30 - At dawn, a baby and many others begin to stir, having spent the night in the middle of a street in the impoverished Bel Air neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince, the capital. Thousands of people continue to sleep in the streets either because their homes were damaged during the earthquake or because they fear additional aftershocks.
Credit: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0128/Roger LeMoyne
January 29 - Petuel, 16, sits on stones from a building that was destroyed during the earthquake, in a commercial area of Port-au-Prince, the capital. Petuel was unloading a truck when the earthquake hit. He says he has been on his own for several years, and is the de facto leader of a group of boys who spend their days scavenging for items to sell or trade for food. They often chant the common refrain: “grand gout, grand gout” (“I’m hungry, I’m hungry.”) Petuel usually sleeps in the Champs-de-Mars Plaza, where an estimated 50,000 people who have been made homeless by the disaster are now living.
Credit: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0138/Roger LeMoyne
January 28 - UNICEF staff work at computers during the night, in makeshift offices set up at the MINUSTAH base near the airport in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Tents serve as both their work space and sleeping quarters. UNICEF’s two offices in the city were damaged during the earthquake, as were the residences of many staff members.
Credit: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0125/Roger LeMoyne
January 27 - A girl collects water with others who have been displaced by the earthquake, at outdoor taps in a tent encampment on the golf course of the Pétionville Club in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Water is supplied by the international NGO Oxfam, from a UNICEF-provided bladder.
Credit: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0105/Roger LeMoyne
January 27 - Cinderblock houses, many of which collapsed during the earthquake, cover a hillside in the impoverished community of Boudon, in Port-au-Prince, the capital.
Credit: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0117/Roger LeMoyne
January 25 - (Foreground, centre) A child plays with materials from a UNICEF-supplied recreation kit, at the L’Escale children’s shelter on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, the capital. The facility, with UNICEF support, is serving as an interim care centre for up to 100 unaccompanied children in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Credit: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0093/Roger LeMoyne
January 25 - Girls share a bunk bed for a mid-day nap, at the L’Escale children’s shelter on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, the capital. The facility, with UNICEF support, is serving as an interim care centre for up to 100 unaccompanied children in the aftermath of the earthquake
Credit: ©UNICEF-NYHQ2010-0096-Roger LeMoyne
January 24 - Haitian aid workers and UNICEF and World Food Programme staff prepare to distribute relief supplies in the Pinchinat camp for people displaced by the earthquake, on a football pitch in the city of Jacmel. Supplies include bedding, water jugs, kitchen items and mosquito bed nets.
January 24 -Boys play football in front of a building destroyed by the earthquake, on a street in the city of Jacmel. While much of the city, renowned for its architectural beauty and culture, survived the quake intact, some 34,000 of its inhabitants have been severely affected.
January 23 - A girl sits with containers of hot food in the Pinchinat camp for people displaced by the earthquake, on a football pitch in the city of Jacmel. In a joint rapid response, UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) are providing a daily hot meal for the estimated 5,000 people living in the camp. Assisted by MINUSTAH, the two agencies are also providing safe water in the camp. Some 34,000 people in Jacmel have been affected by the quake.
January 20 - (Left-right) UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Nadine Perrault speaks with a volunteer doctor from the United States of America (USA) and a woman whose child was injured during the earthquake, at a field hospital at the MINUSTAH base near the airport in Port-au-Prince, the capital.
January 19 - Nine-year-old Sandie plays with a relief worker from Switzerland, in a field hospital at the MINUSTAH base near the airport in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Sandie was slightly injured during the earthquake and is one of several unaccompanied children whom UNICEF is relocating to a home run by the local NGO CAD (Centre for Action and Development).
January 18 - A boy who was injured during the earthquake is treated in St. Catherine’s Hospital, which is presently being run by the international NGO Médecins sans frontières, in the Cité Soleil neighbourhood in Port-au-Prince, the capital. Due to overcrowding, a ward has been set up on the hospital grounds.
January 18 - A girl who has been displaced by the earthquake fetches water from newly installed taps in the Champs-de-Mars Plaza, where an estimated 50,000 people are temporarily living, in Port-au-Prince, the capital.
January 17 - A woman holding a baby queues for a food distribution for people displaced by the earthquake, on the grounds of the Prime Minister’s residence, where thousands are temporarily encamped, in Port-au-Prince, the capital.
Credit: © UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0028/Roger LeMoyne
January 17 - A nurse cares for a child who was injured during the earthquake, at a field hospital set up near the main airport in Port-au-Prince, the capital. The nurse is an expatriate Haitian national who returned to support recovery efforts. Most of the hospital’s medical personnel are from the University of Miami in the United States of America.
Credit: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0029/Roger LeMoyne
January 15 - Children eat meals distributed by Bolivian UN Peacekeeper in Cite Soleil.
Credit: ©UN Photo/Eduardo Dormino
January 15 - On 15 January in Panama, workers load UNICEF relief supplies for Haitians affected by the 12 January earthquake onto a cargo plane at Tocumen Airport in Panama City, the capital. Many of the boxes bear the UNICEF logo. The shipment, which included 10-litre collapsible water containers, water purification tablets, telecommunications and computer equipment, and oral rehydration salt sachets, arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, the same day.
Credit: ©UNICEF Panamá/Iván Amézquita
January 14 - Wounded people lie in a make shift shelter in the parking lot of the general hospital after an earthquake measuring 7 plus on the Richter scale rocked Port au Prince Haiti on Tuesday January 12.
Credit: ©UN Photo/Logan Abassi