In the past
Earthquake in 2010
One of the poorest and least developed countries in the western hemisphere, it is prone to natural disasters – from drought and flooding to seasonal hurricanes and tropical storms. ...leer más
- Key points
Damages produced by Hurricane Matthew to crops, livestock and fisheries are expected to be dramatic. Preliminary assessments indicate that almost 100 percent of crops were destroyed in Grande-Anse and ...leer más
- Haiti was severely hit by drought for three consecutive years, which was exacerbated by the El Niño phenomenon in 2015. Food insecurity and malnutrition have worsened dramatically and according to ...leer más
Cereals and starchy roots production in 2015 dropped to its lowest level in 12 years, after two consecutive years of drought.
Food availability in 2015/16 is being sustained by imports and ...leer más