WFP Haiti Country Brief August 2022
• In August, WFP provided emergency assistance
(food or cash) to 58,715 people and distributed
USD 163,100 and 1,024 mt across three
departments (Artibonite, Center and North-West)
in six municipalities.
• The emergency assistance to respond to internally
displaced persons (IDPs) due to gang-violence
distributed 60,078 hot meals twice a day to 1,152
IDPs in Cité Soleil. WFP also distributed 0.5 mt of
Plumpy Doz, a ready-to-use supplementary food,
to 315 children to prevent malnutrition.
• WFP finished the construction of four classrooms in
two schools affected by the August 2021
earthquake in the Grand’Anse Department. In
addition, WFP is completing the construction of six
additional classrooms and three canteens before
the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
• WFP, together with its cooperating partners,
Government officials, smallholder farmers
associations and schools, conducted a workshop
on its home-grown school feeding programme.
Furthermore, WFP participated in a national
consultation forum on education launched on 3, 4
and 11 August in coordination with UNESCO,
UNICEF and the United Nations Resident
Coordinator’s Office, in preparation for the
‘Transforming Education Summit’ in New York, a
key initiative in response to a global crisis in
• WFP established a technical collaboration with the
Economic and Social Assistance Fund to support
resilience activities in three departments (North-
West, Grand’Anse and Nippes) highly affected by
food insecurity and the earthquake in August
• United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS)
Haiti transported 1,021 passengers through 120
flights and 750 kg of cargo for 97 registered
organizations through an helicopter and a fixedwing
aircraft. In addition, for the first time, UNHAS
Haiti launched online check-in in Port-au-Prince.