Registrations for the Humanitarian Communications and Media Roster were formally closed as of January 30, 2015 and Internews, on behalf of the CDAC Network, finalized a new management system for the roster. The management, recruitment and training is now handled through NORCAP, who have a primary mandate to handle surge capacity for all aspects of humanitarian work.
At least 1,000 people are now feared dead in the wake of the devastating hurricane that hit Haiti October 4. One of the most critical needs is the provision of timely, accurate and trusted information that responds to the needs of the affected population.
At least 1,000 people are now feared dead in the wake of the devastating hurricane that hit Haiti on October 4th. The storm has left in its wake a serious humanitarian crisis, made worse by the fact that a cholera epidemic was only barely being held in check prior to the storm. Relatively isolated areas in southwestern Haiti were particularly hard hit, with damage estimates of up to 80% of structures.