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Latest humanitarian bulletin (OCHA)
Submitted by Roger on July 5, 2013 - 12:57
OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin, June 2013 (five pages)
Among the items reported in this latest bulletin by the OCHA (Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs--UN) office in Haiti:
- Heavy rains in June killed six people and otherwise affected nearly 7,000 people in three departments.
- The number of new cholera cases in June 2013 was 4,713, a rise of 40 percent compared to May.
- Ongoing drought conditions in some departments have created food shortages affecting seveal million people and causing sharp price rises.
- Threats of evictions of survivor camp residents are ongoing, and conditions for many continue to deteriorate.