Review of three Programmes for Natural Resource Management and Disaster Risk Reduction in Haiti

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Published:September 2013
Commissioned by:Norad
Carried out by:International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI)
Series:Norad report: Discussion 12/2013
Pages:69
ISBN:978-82-7548-707-8
Tags:Haiti, Emergency assistance and relief

Summary

This report presents a review of three programmes that were set up to address natural  resource management and disaster risk reduction in the aftermath of the January 2010  earthquake in Haiti. The Government of Norway funds the programmes through the Haiti Reconstruction Fund (HRF). The programmes are:

  • Haiti South West Sustainable Development Programme (SWSD), executed by the
    United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the United Nations Office for
    Project Services (UNOPS);
  • Vulnerability reduction in watersheds/agriculture, executed by the United Nations
    Development Program (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation
    (FAO); and
  • Natural Disaster Mitigation in the Southern Department, executed by the Inter-
    American Development Bank (IADB) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural
    Resources and Rural Development (MARNDR).
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