Haiti Observatory News
Workshop on jobs and professional training in Port-au-Prince
The Observatory ran a workshop in Port-au-Prince in connection with a study on new jobs in the post-earthquake context.
Putting what has been learned about evaluating humanitarian programmes in Haiti into practice
The Observatory is involving former trainees in evaluations and providing them with support so that they can put what they have learned into practice.
Setting up a database of Haitian evaluators
The database will be useful for the evaluators themselves but also for national and international organisations who are trying to set up [...]
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Resilience in relation to climate change in Haiti
The natural phenomena caused by climate change are a real danger for Haiti in the coming years and decades. In order to mitigate the damage they do, it will be necessary to build resilience, particularly in the sectors of agriculture, forestry, energy and governance.
Lessons from BRC’s Urban livelihoods recovery interventions in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Following the 12 January 2010 earthquake, the British Red Cross (BRC) began, in June 2010, to implement an integrated recovery programme in Port-au-Prince, including livelihoods, shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene activities. This article focuses specifically on lessons learned from the implementation of the livelihoods component of the BRC urban recovery programme, from April 2010 to December 2013.
Support Programme for the Reconstruction of Housing and Neighbourhoods (UN agencies - UCLBP and Haitian institutions): gradual structural reorganisation of institutions
The Support Programme for the Reconstruction of Housing and Neighbourhoods aims to reinforce institutional mechanisms at the government and municipal levels, supporting urban reconstruction and future housing and planning policies. The first phase of the evaluation of this programme (2012) looked at the relevance, effectiveness and connectedness of the different components of the programme and the tools created with regard to the length of the programme [...] In 2013, the interim evaluation – which took into account changes in the programme and the context – evaluated the progress made and argued for its extension.